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April 16, 2020
Please read the attached notice from the Port Arthur Health Department regarding Coronavirus cases in Port Arthur, Texas, as of April 16, 2020.
PLEASE ADHERE TO THE STAY AT HOME ORDERS ISSUED BY THE CITY OF PORT ARTHUR AND BY JEFFERSON COUNTY.
Today, April 16, 2020 the City of Port Arthur Health Department received confirmation of one (1) additional individual who has tested positive for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). This individual is a Port Arthur resident and is between the age range of 45-50.
She is quarantined at home and is cooperating with local health officials. For confidentiality purposes, the PAHD is not releasing any additional information to identify this individual. This brings the total to twenty-six (26) individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the City of Port Arthur.
These are steps you can take to keep you and your loved ones protected:
Call the COVID-19 hotline at (409) 550-2536 or your healthcare provider if you are experiencing fever, cough or shortness of breath and are concerned you have come in close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 patient or have a history of travel from affected geographic areas within 14 days of symptom onset.
It is important that you call first so they can evaluate your risk and determine if they need to see you in person so that other patients are not potentially put at risk.
NOTE: If you are in need of mental health assistance, or services, please contact the Texas Department of Health and Human Services Mental Health Support Line at 1-833-986-1919
NOTICE FROM THE PA HEALTH DEPARTMENT- Port Arthur, TX 04.16.2020
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