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Free COVID-19 Testing in Brownwood Through Friday

The Texas Division of Emergency Management COVID-19 mobile team is offering free COVID-19 testing services in Brownwood every day this week from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gordon Wood Stadium located at 3206 Milam Drive. No symptoms are required. Do not eat or drink for 15 minutes before. Results are available in 48-96 hours. … Continue Reading Free COVID-19 Testing in Brownwood Through Friday

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Sheriff’s Office Reports on Animal Cruelty Call

A dog is getting medical attention after the Brown County Sheriff’s office got a call about animal cruelty. Deputy Simpson responded to the address on 3800 County Road 112. He saw a dog chained to a tree. The chain caused an open wound on the top of the dog’s neck. The owner was advised to … Continue Reading Sheriff’s Office Reports on Animal Cruelty Call

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84 new Positives and 2 More COVID-19 Related Deaths

The Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 84 positive COVID-19 test results yesterday – 135 negative, 72 recoveries and 2 deaths. Of the 84 positives, 27 were PCR, and 57 were antigen. There are currently 19 people hospitalized in Brown County. The reported deaths were a male in his 80s from a nursing home, and a … Continue Reading 84 new Positives and 2 More COVID-19 Related Deaths

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Health Department Overwhelmed by Calls About Vaccines

An overwhelming number of calls are coming into the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department regarding COVID-19 vaccines. Administrator Lisa Dick told commissioner court members yesterday that they don’t know yet when the vaccine for Tier 1B will arrive next week, or how many doses will be coming. She said as soon as they know, they’ll get … Continue Reading Health Department Overwhelmed by Calls About Vaccines

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Vaccines for Tier 1B Individuals Coming Next Week

The COVID-19 vaccine doses designated for the second tier of individuals are expected to arrive in Brown County sometime next week. People in Tier 1B are now eligible for the vaccine. Those in 1B include: people who are 65 and older, or those who are 16 and older with at least one chronic medical condition … Continue Reading Vaccines for Tier 1B Individuals Coming Next Week

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Constables and District Judge Sworn-In

During ceremonies Friday morning four Brown County Constables were sworn in. Taking the oath of office were: Troy Henderson, Michael Isbell, Roy Parrack and Robert Mullins. The newly-elected Constables were sworn in by County Judge Dr. Paul Lilly at the Brown County Courthouse Incoming 35th District Judge Mike Smith was also sworn in by outgoing … Continue Reading Constables and District Judge Sworn-In