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Harris County COVID-19 at ‘severe’ level, Brazoria County Judge issues statement

With hospital admissions for COVID-10 cases continuing to rise, today Harris County issued a ‘Public Safety Alert’ advising residents to stay at home except for essential activities.

The alert said:

STAY HOME: Harris County’s COVID-19 threat is elevated to LEVEL 1 (RED) SEVERE.  The virus is spreading rapidly across Harris County.  Local hospitals are approaching capacity.  Protect yourself and family.  Remain at home except for essential activities, wear a face covering, cancel gatherings.  Visit for updates.

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In Texas, new cases and hospitalizations are rising at the fastest rate to date, Texas saw another record number of new cases on Thursday -5,996 and 4,739 hospitalizations, according to the state department of health.

Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta also released a message Friday afternoon:

Residents of Brazoria County,

We are seeing a continual rise in positive COVID-19 cases throughout Brazoria County.  We need to take action NOW to slow the spread of this virus.  Be mindful of your neighbors, loved ones and the vulnerable population by following CDC guidelines for COVID-19.  I highly recommend you follow these guidelines.

Stay at home when possible

Practice social distancing when in public

Wear a mask when in public

Wash your hands regularly

Use hand sanitizer when you can’t wash your hands

Is sick STAY HOME!

Let’s work together to be a part of the solution.  Be safe Brazoria County.


EDITORS NOTE:  Today a staff member was notified that they came in close contact with a COVID-19 positive person and is now in self-quarantine until released by a doctor.  We are fortunate to be able to bring the news to you from the comfort of our own home and have not been in contact with the general public.

We hope the best for you and your loved ones.  Please continue to be responsible and stay home when you can.  Be considerate of others. And, please for the love of the Lone State State, if you are a survivor of the virus, please donate plasma.  COVID-19 patients that are in dire condition need your COVID antibodies to help them survive.

Plasma donation is safe, easy, and could save many lives.

MD Anderson is currently collecting plasma….click HERE to find out more. 



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