Texarkana Area COVID-19 Flattening the Curve – March 8
Bowie County reports 1 new case for a total of 4607 cumulative positive COVID-19 cases including 12 possible cases. COVID-related deaths are at 187. Active cases are reported at 532. The total recovered cases for Bowie County is 5955.
Bowie County Vaccinations - First Dose: 7664
Bowie County Vaccinations - Second Dose: 4213
Cass County has 0 new cases and a total of 1129, plus 0 probable cases and 1618 of those recovered, 100 active cases, and a COVID death total of 78.
Cass County Vaccinations - First Dose: 1760
Cass County Vaccinations - Second Dose: 815
Miller County reports 4077 cumulative cases, 49 active cases, 3996 recovered cases, and a total of 32 COVID-19 related deaths. (3/8/21)
Individuals may visit vaccinate.christushealth.org for updated information on vaccines.
Individuals qualifying under Phase 1A and 1B who are interested in receiving a vaccination should continue to monitor the Texas Department of State Health Services Vaccination Availability Map... Click here. For a quick reference, blue means it's in stock, red means out of stock. More from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Free testing has resumed at the Texarkana/Bowie County Family Health Center at 902 W.12th Street in Texarkana Texas. Testing hours are from 9 AM - 6 PM Monday through Saturday. To set your appointment online click here, or call 1-877-862-4647 for more information.
Vaccine Allocations: https://www.dshs.texas.gov
The latest local information and updates can all be found at www.coronatxk.org.
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