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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Updated: Fourth Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Brown County

Fourth Case

Update as of 4/03/2020:The Brownwood-Brown County Health Department released the workplace of the fourth confirmed case due the amount of possible public exposure. The Health Department is recommending a 14-day self-isolation based on CDC guidelines for t...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

What is classified as an Essential Business?

essential business

In light of the order issued by Governor Abbot yesterday, Brown County, City of Brownwood, City of Early, City of Bangs, and the City of Blanket are issuing the following press release to assist the public in understanding what is permitted and what is pr...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

VIDEO: City of Brownwood issues limited Stay at Home Order

Limited Stay at Home Order

Mayor Stephen Haynes explains the limited Stay at Home Order issued on March 26, 2020 as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Haynes explains the common sense approach to limit spread and continue preventative measures. 

This order &am...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

VIDEO: City Offers Alternate Service Options as Facilities Close to Walk-In Traffic

COVID 19 City Manager Update

As part of the City of Brownwood’s continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brownwood City Hall, the Health Department, WIC, Municipal Court and the Airport will close to walk-in customers beginning Thursday, March 26. The City will continue...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Third Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Brown County

Third Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Brown County

On March 25, 2020, the Brownwood/ Brown County Health Department confirmed a third case of COVID-19 virus in Brown County. 

The person is a male in his 50s who is currently in self quarantine. The individual had no reported international travel. T...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

A Letter to the Brownwood Community

Letter from Jace Jones

March 25, 2020

Letter to the Community – Brownwood Area

I’m writing today with an update on Brownwood Regional Medical Center’s preparation for the presence of COVID-19 in Brownwood/Brown County area. Our executive and departme...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

VIDEO: Chief Eric Hicks provides community update

Fire Chief - Community message

Brownwood Fire Chief Eric Hicks provides a quick update regarding COVID-19 and the precautions taken by the Brownwood Fire Department.

For local information regarding COVID-19 in Brown County please visit www.brownwoodtexas.gov/health. See captioned video ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Updated: Second Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Brown County

Second COVID-19 Case

Updated Saturday 3/21/2020 at 9:00 am The Brownwood/Brown County Health Department has investigated the second positive COVID-19 case. The source of the infection is unidentifiable. The individual did not have contact with the person who was diag...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

BRMC Clinics annouce changes to patient services and visit locations

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One Source Express Care and One Source Early -Changes to patient services and visit locations.

On Monday, March 23, ALL clinics associated with Brownwood Regional Medical Center will be implementing restrictive or delayed access to each of their locations....

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Lisa Dick, Health Administrator gives COVID-19 Update

COVID-19

The Brownwood/ Brown County Health Department received many questions and concerns about the first positive COVID-19 case in our county.  Because this patient followed guidelines of self-quarantine and listened to health care providers, our commu...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Brown County

Confirmed Case

On March 18, 2020, the Brownwood/ Brown County Health Department confirmed a case of the COVID-19 virus (2019-nCoV, previously known as novel coronavirus) in Brown County.

The confirmed case was a result of international travel. The patient, is female in h...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Brownwood / Brown County Health Department shares prevention tips to remember as Coronavirus spreads

Coronavirus

The City of Brownwood is closely monitoring the national outbreak of the novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19. The City is working with our public health partners to ensure the city has best practices in place for the general public.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Closures of Public Facilities as preventative measure regarding COVID-19

City Hall

Modified city operations will be in place from Tuesday, March 17 until Sunday, March 29. Additionally, all events scheduled to be held at City facilities, including private events, will be canceled.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Brownwood Health Department reminds public to follow the CDC’s recommendations / guidelines

Covid Health

Many residents who have traveled outside of Texas have questions about if they should self-isolate or report their travel to the local Health Department. The Brownwood/Brown County Health Department is providing the following recommendations:

Follow the CD...

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