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News Release – Second Round of Testing AC200508

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NEWS RELEASE

Contact:  Rick McLester, Emergency Operations Coordinator, 361-790-0100                May 8, 2020

SECOND ROUND OF COVID-19 TESTING

SCHEDULED FOR ARANSAS COUNTY

Aransas County has received notification that a second round of coronavirus testing will take place on Tuesday, May 12 from 9 am – 5 pm at the Fulton Convention Center/Paws and Taws on Fulton Beach Road.  As before, individuals must register in advance and “drop ins’ will be turned away.

Registration will not begin until 8 am on Monday, May 11.  Individuals wishing to receive the free test should call 512-883-2400 for a preliminary phone screening and appointment time.

In addition to Texas Department State Health Services, other agencies involved in the program include the National Guard, Texas Department of Emergency Management, Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Parks & Wildlife, and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.

Aransas County COVID-19 Update No confirmed cases from previous testing

The Texas Department of Health and Human Services conducted COVID-19 testing in Aransas County. The COVID-19 Drive thru testing was April 23 and 24 at the Fulton Convention Center. Aransas County completed 189 tests and, at this time, we have no confirmed cases from the testing. The Texas Department of Health and Services will only call the County Judge with any positive cases.