Lavaca County OEM reports 51 confirmed active cases

Total case count up by 7 from Friday
Lavaca County COVID-19 daily count July 27th, 2020

Courtesy of Lavaca County Office of Emergency Management

LAVACA COUNTY, Texas- LCEM is reporting a total of 51 Active Cases of COVID-19. The Total case count is up by 7, from the report on Friday. Currently, DSHS PHR 8, is making adjustments to streamline reporting and we should have a complete rundown, by zip-code, on tomorrows report, since that information was not available today. Under ‘Recovered’ Unknown, Lavaca, you’ll see 138 + 59. the 59 was placed here temporarily, until we obtain additional info from DSHS to break it down into the correct category for you. I appreciate your patience and understanding as we continue to try to do our best, to share with you what we have.

COVID-19 Testing Sites
Need a test? Follow these steps
Visit: covidtest.tdem.texas.gov 
Site search: Enter your zip code
Select: Locate the nearest test site and follow directions to register.

COVID-19 Resources –

https://www.dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/
https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/coronavirus/opentexas.aspx
COVID-19 questions from the public can be directed to Email: coronavirus@dshs.texas.gov

Phone: Call 2-1-1 option 6

People at high or increased risk: https://bit.ly/3dJouc4
Open Texas Checklists: https://bit.ly/2Nl13tD
Testing near you: https://bit.ly/2Z3GJUd
COVID-19 symptoms: http://bit.ly/2IV3uRh
Caring for someone sick: https://bit.ly/2wf7sS7
All #COVID19TX info: https://bit.ly/31RNfPM

 

I’ve Tested, Now What?
DOWNLOAD 3 Key Steps when waiting for your COVID-19 test results here.

More on Testing
Testing sites run by the City of San Antonio (Freeman Coliseum, Kazen Middle School and Cuellar Community Center) are now for symptomatic people only. For more information on San Antonio testing sites, visit https://covid19.sanantonio.gov/What-YOU-Can-Do/Testing.

COVID-19 antibody testing
This summer, as a thank you for your dedication to maintaining the blood supply in South Texas, all blood donations will undergo a COVID-19 antibody test, at no cost to donors. Results will be sent to you by mail within 14 days of your donation. If you test positive, you may be able to save more lives by donating your plasma, which is being used to treat patients fighting for their lives against this virus. More information at SouthTexasBlood.org/COVID19.

Slow the Spread
Since March 13, 2020, the messaging from Lavaca County Emergency Management remains the same. We need your help to stop the spread of this virus within Lavaca County therefore, it is imperative that we continue to do the following:
• Wear a cloth face covering (over the nose and mouth)
• Practice social distancing by staying at least six feet away
• Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
• If soap and water are not available, use a 60% alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
• Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
• Stay home when you are sick.
• Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
• Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
• Stay at home and stop the spread of coronavirus

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