There have been 53 estimated of screenings for COVID 19 sent off for definitive testing to either a Private Lab or Texas Department of State Health Services (TX-DSHS) from Hopkins County, according to the Hopkins County Hospital District. This information was gathered from the majority of the healthcare providers in Hopkins County.
Currently, there is one known positive case in Hopkins County per local healthcare providers or Texas Department of State Health Services. Results from screenings are taking an average 7 business days to get a result from the Private Labs or Texas Department of State Health Services Labs.
If you have any questions about screening or guidance, please contact your local physician or 903-606- DOCS (3627). If you do not have a local physician, you may go to the Christus Urgent Care Center located at 1339 S. Broadway in Sulphur Springs. If you feel short of breath or have trouble breathing please call 911.
The Hopkins County of Emergency Management asks that residents continue to practice social distancing and proper hand washing to help slow the spread and process of this virus. Hopkins County Hospital District recommends to please stay informed by following the CDC and DSHS websites and your local emergency management guidance.