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April 24, 2020
Please read the attached notice from the Port Arthur Health Department regarding a Coronavirus case in Nederland, Texas, as of April 24, 2020.
PLEASE ADHERE TO THE STAY AT HOME ORDERS ISSUED BY THE CITY OF PORT ARTHUR AND BY JEFFERSON COUNTY
Today, April 24th, 2020, The City of Port Arthur and Jefferson County Health Departments received confirmation of one (1) additional positive COVID-19 case in a resident of Nederland. This individual is a female between the age ranges of 45-50 and is quarantined at home and cooperating with local health officials.
For confidentiality purposes, the health departments are not releasing any additional information to identify this individual. This brings the total to thirteen (13) individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 for the City of Nederland.
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 04.24.2020