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EOC Reports COVID-19 Testing Completed at Beaumont Nursing Facility

BEAUMONT, Texas – The Southeast Texas Regional Emergency Operations Center and the Beaumont Emergency Operations Center reported that testing of all residents and personnel has been completed at a Beaumont-area nursing home facility.

County personnel from the six-region area, along with Beaumont Health Department representatives, arrived at the College Street Health Care Center in Beaumont on Saturday and administered COVID-19 tests on a total of 78 residents and staff.  At least two residents have already tested positive for COVID-19.  Test results will be expedited with results expected within 48-72 hours.  The Beaumont Health Department has ordered strict quarantine of all personnel and residents until test results have been returned.

The Southeast Texas Regional Emergency Operations Center and Beaumont Emergency Operations Center are working tirelessly to ensure the safety of our communities while doing everything possible to protect the privacy of all individuals.

Free testing is available to citizens by calling 409-550-2536 for an appointment.  The Call Center is open 24-hours, seven days a week.