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May 13, 2020
Please read the attached notice from the Port Arthur Health Department regarding Coronavirus cases in Port Arthur, Texas, as of May 13, 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 13th, 2020 the City of Port Arthur Health Department received confirmation of five (5) additional Port Arthur residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). One individual is a female between the age ranges of 55-60, one female between the age ranges of 35-40, and two females between the age ranges of 70-75. One individual is a male between the age ranges 50-55. Four of the individuals are quarantined at home and are cooperating with local health officials. One individual is in the hospital. For Confidentiality purposes, the PAHD is not releasing any additional information to identify these individuals. This brings the total to fifty-four (54) individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the City of Port Arthur.
As more businesses are opening, the Health Department is encouraging all citizens to remain vigilant about maintaining social distance. If you are in a place where social distancing cannot be maintained, a face covering should be used. This is still very serious situation, and we are not yet in the position of relaxing our efforts of using those non-pharmaceutical interventions.
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 13 , 2020
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