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Posted on: April 17, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Statement Relating to COVID-19 Testing

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April 17, 2020

As a matter of clarification, the City of Port Arthur Health Department is not offering testing for COVID-19. Jefferson County currently manages a drive-thru location at the Jack Brooks Regional Airport in collaboration with local health authorities. 

Those experiencing symptoms may call the Jefferson County Call Center at 409-550-2536, whereby medical professionals will conduct a screening process. Thereafter, appointments may be scheduled based upon established medical criteria relating to COVID-19.

Please be sure to maintain social distancing guidelines, and STAY HOME-WORK SAFE.

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