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Daily Briefing from the Southeast Texas Regional Emergency Operations Center April 2, 2020

BEAUMONT, Texas – The following information from the Southeast Texas Regional Emergency Operations Center summarizes activities and developments related to COVID-19 in Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Newton, Orange, and Tyler counties:

 

 

 

 

 

*The April 1st Daily Briefing inaccurately reported a positive for West Orange.  The EOC receives confirmation of positive test results from health department officials in each county.

Total calls received by Call Center – 2,138

  • 141 calls received today
  • 77 were tested at the drive-through site today in Jefferson County
  • 29 were tested at the drive-through site today in Hardin County

If you are experiencing symptoms (fever, dry cough, shortness of breath) or you believe you have been exposed to an infected individual, you can call 409-550-2536 to be evaluated for testing.  The Call Center is open 24-hours, seven days a week.

If you are looking for information about COVID-19, please do not call the Call Center.  You can call 211 option 6 or visit SETINFO.ORG.