Click here for information regarding COVID-19 vaccine.
Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People
The CDC has released new guidance concerning public health recommendations for fully vaccinated people. Additional information can be found by following this link.
What is COVID-19?
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a highly infectious disease caused by the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus that has quickly spread across the world. The best way to avoid infection is to avoid contact with the virus. COVID-19 affects different people in different ways and can lead to death for people of any age.
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Is there local data and information available?
Brazoria County has developed a map depicting the cases of COVID-19 reported within the county. You may access the map by clicking here. More information including Executive Orders are available below. The best way to protect yourself and loved ones is to take preventive actions to avoid exposure to this virus.
For residents who may have questions concerning COVID-19 can call the Brazoria County COVID-19 Information Line at 979-864-2167, Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM.
How can I prevent transmission?
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol content.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick or travel is not essential
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces, with EPA approved disinfectants.
- Social distance
- Wear a mask
- Get vaccinated when it is your turn, click here for vaccination information
Should I get tested?
Use the assessment tool here to determine your risk and whether you should get tested for COVID-19
What does all this mean?
It will take vigilance from everyone for us to get through this. We all have a part to play to beat COVID-19. Show your neighbors you care for them, STAY HOME, MASK UP.
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