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May 9, 2020
Please read the attached notice from the Port Arthur Health Department regarding Coronavirus cases in Port Arthur, Texas, as of May 9, 2020.
Please note that Port Arthur’s cases of positive COVID-19 are climbing. It is urgent that we citizens remain safe, and also protect those around us. If you are able to stay home safely, please do so. This disease is being studied by the CDC, and the data is changing almost daily; there is no vaccine as of this date. Please practice social distancing guidelines and be respectful of yourself and the most vulnerable in our community.
PLEASE ADHERE TO THE STAY AT HOME ORDERS ISSUED BY THE CITY OF PORT ARTHUR AND BY JEFFERSON COUNTY.
Today, May 9th, 2020 the City of Port Arthur Health Department received confirmation of one (1) additional Port Arthur resident who has tested positive for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). This individual is a female between the age ranges of 20-25. 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 forty-eight (48) individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the City of Port Arthur.
Epidemiological investigators and public health staff will perform investigations and surveillance on these patients, and will identify individuals who potentially were associated with this case. Those identified to be at possible risk of exposure or infection will be contacted for further case investigation.
These are steps you can take to keep you and your loved ones protected:
NOTICE FROM THE PA HEALTH DEPARTMENT- Port Arthur, TX for May 9, 2020
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