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April 6, 2020
Please read the attached notice from the Port Arthur Health Department regarding Coronavirus cases in Nederland, Texas, as of April 6, 2020.
PLEASE ADHERE TO THE STAY AT HOME ORDERS ISSUED BY THE CITY OF PORT ARTHUR AND BY JEFFERSON COUNTY.
The Jefferson County Health Department is reporting confirmation of two (2) additional positive COVID-19 cases in residents of Nederland, Texas. The ages range between 25-65. Both individuals are quarantined at home and are cooperating with local health officials. As of today, April 6, 2020, there are a total of five (5) positive COVID-19 cases in Nederland, Texas.
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:
Call the COVID-19 hotline at (409) 550-2536 or your healthcare provider if you are experiencing fever, cough or shortness of breath and are concerned you have come in close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 patient or have a history of travel from affected geographic areas within 14 days of symptom onset.
It is important that you call first so they can evaluate your risk and determine if they need to see you in person so that other patients are potentially put at risk.
NOTICE FROM THE PA HEALTH DEPARTMENT-Nederland, TX 04.06.2020