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No confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Orange County

PRESS RELEASE — County and City officials in Orange County continue to monitor the situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19). As of Friday morning, March 13, 2020, there have been no confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Orange County.

Officials urge citizens to take precautions such as washing one’s hands and avoiding close contact with people who are sick. Further information and additional cautions regarding the virus are available online at the websites of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html, and Texas Health and Human Services: https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/coronavirus/.

Anyone who believes they may have been exposed to the coronavirus should first call their health provider to ask about further steps.  Please do not visit a healthcare provider without first alerting them about your concerns.

County and city officials will continue to monitor the situation and will provide updates as needed.