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April 5, 2020
Please read the attached notice from the Port Arthur Health Department regarding Coronavirus cases in Port Arthur, Texas, as of April 5, 2020.
***PLEASE ADHERE TO THE STAY AT HOME ORDERS ISSUED BY THE CITY OF PORT ARTHUR AND BY JEFFERSON COUNTY. ***
Today, April 5, 2020 the City of Port Arthur Health Department received confirmation of four (4) positive cases of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Port Arthur residents. These individuals are between the age range of 20-70. The four most recent positive cases are not believed to be travel related.
One of these individuals is hospitalized, and the other three are quarantined at home and are cooperating with local health officials. For confidentiality purposes, the PAHD is not releasing any additional information to identify these individuals. This brings the total to seventeen (17) positive cases for 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 these cases. 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- 04.05.2020