The Texas Department of State Health Services is tracking cases of the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. DSHS will update the state case count each day by noon Central Time.
> Click here for updated Texas case counts. Oprímale aquí para el conteo actualizado de los casos en Texas.
** Probable: Detection of specific antigen in a clinical specimen, or specific antibody in serum, plasma, or whole blood indicative of a new or recent infection.
* Data based on CDC/WHO guidelines. Datos basados en las paytas de lost CDC/WHO.
♦ The Texas Department of Criminal Justice maintains a separate dashboard for COVID-19 Case Counts that includes offenders and employees. Click here for more information. For the latest information, visit the CDC and Texas Department of State Health Services websites.
Para lo último en información, visite las páginas de Internet de CDC y Texas Department of State Health Services.
Angelina County & Cities Health District, along-side area healthcare providers, hospitals and community leaders are executing a coordinated local response to COVID-19. The health and safety of our communities remains our top priority as we continue to refine our response based on ever-changing information.
Executive Orders from Governor Abbott recognize "the disease still presents a serious threat across Texas that could persist in certain areas." > Read more
- Stay home as much as possible, especially if you are sick, older, and/or have a medical condition.
- If you are sick, stay home except to access medical care. If you are able to take care of yourself, stay home. If you need to see your doctor, call ahead.
- If you have flu-like symptoms or believe you have been exposed to the Coronavirus/COVID-19, please call the Angelina County Coronavirus Call Center: (936) 630-8500, Monday-Friday, 8 AM-2 PM.
- Limit close contact and practice social distancing of at least six feet with other people.
- Employers should allow alternative work options as much as possible.
- Continue washing hands with soap and water for 20 seconds regularly.
Recent updates on the spread of COVID-19 in our community have raised many questions. Following are some frequently sought answers:
1. The cases we report have been confirmed by local public health officials.
2. We report individual cases; individuals receiving multiple tests are counted once.
3. We report confirmed cases. Probable cases are not included in our updates.
6. Recovery info is not updated daily. Recoveries are estimated based on CDC/WHO guidelines.
8. In some cases, tests are taking up to 10 days to return from a lab.
9. Coronavirus symptoms can range from mild to severe. Please stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care, practice social distancing, wash your hands often with soap and water, and wear a cloth face covering that covers your nose and mouth when you are in public.
11. We're here for you, Angelina County! While we are focusing on our #COVID19 response, we are still providing many other services. Visit our acchd.us to learn how we can help you with WIC, pharmacy needs, and adult and children's health.
Please take care of yourself and our community.