The March 31 information from the Southeast Texas Regional Emergency Operations Center summarizes activities and developments related to COVID-19 in Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Newton, Orange, and Tyler counties:
Total calls received by Call Center – 1693
- 174 calls received today
- 756 have been referred for testing since call center opened on 3/20)
- 83 were tested at the drive-through site today in Jefferson County
- 14 were tested at the drive-through site today in Hardin County
In addition to the drive through testing site at the Jack Brooks Regional Airport, a second testing site opened today in Hardin County. You will need an appointment and a patient identification number to be tested at either location.
If you are experiencing symptoms (fever, dry cough, shortness of breath) or you believe you have been exposed to an infected individual, you can call 409-550-2536 to be evaluated for testing. The Call Center is open 24-hours, seven days a week.
If you are looking for information about COVID-19, please do not call the Call Center. You can call 211 option 6 or visit SETINFO.ORG.