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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood Health Department Update

Weekly Update:

In the last seven days, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 56 positive COVID-19 test results. Of the 56 positives this week, 46 of the cases reported were previously unreported by a local medical office and occurred between February 2, 2021 and February 6, 2022; none of the 46 cases are currently active cases and were comprised of 1 PCR, and 45 antigen.

Of the 56 cases reported, 10 cases are recent cases, and none were PCR, and 10 were antigen. Of the total number of cases reported this week, 24 of the previously unreported cases met the breakthrough definition, and 6 of the recent cases are considered breakthrough cases.  This includes asymptomatic, mild symptoms, and severe symptom breakthrough cases.  There are 0 people currently hospitalized in Brown County for COVID-19.

No new deaths have been reported this week.

The Brownwood-Brown County Health Department is offering COVID testing at their clinic located at 510 E. Lee Street. Testing is by appointment only. If you need to be tested for COVID, please do not walk into the clinic. Testing will be conducted at your vehicle in the parking lot. To make an appointment for a COVID test, call: 325-430-7603 or 325-643-3793

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Brown County:

  • People with at least one dose – 17,816
  • People fully vaccinated –  15,943
  • Boosters administered – 5,701
  • Percentage of people 5+ fully vaccinated – 44.16%

The Brownwood-Brown County Health Department is offering free COVID-19 vaccinations to all youth ages 5 years or older and adults age 18 years old or older. Vaccination boosters are also available. Vaccinations are available by appointment at the Health Department. Please call 325-646-0554 to schedule an appointment for a vaccine.

Brown County Health Department Update May 13th, 2022

Brown County COVID19 Cases 5_13_22

Weekly Cases and Active Cases
Weekly updates are made to the total case count as new positive results are received; however, depending on the illness onset date and/or test date given in the report, the case may no longer be infectious. If a case is not considered infectious, it will not be included in the active case count number. Department staff can be reached at 325-643-3793 to answer any questions regarding how case stats are calculated.

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