The Northeast Texas Public Health District (NET Health) provides Disease Surveillance activities within the East Texas counties of Smith, Gregg, Wood, Rains, Van Zandt, Henderson, and Anderson.
There is evidence COVID-19 community spread Smith County and the public is urged to follow ALL public health recommendations to protect yourselves from contracting COVID-19.
Social distancing is a community mitigation strategy that should be followed by everyone.
If you believe you may have been exposed to COVID-19, please begin self-isolation for a minimum of 14 days (two weeks).
Concerns regarding the local threat of Coronavirus and preparations for any actual local cases of transmission are being addressed by multiple local health agencies, hospitals, emergency management personnel, elected officials, and community leaders in East Texas. Click here to download our One Pager of Local Preparedness Considerations in East Texas
Guidance has been provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to assist with assessment of risk, monitoring, and work restriction decisions for Health CareProfessionals (HCP) with potential exposure to COVID-19. Click here to view.
Click the below hyperlinks and utilize these resources that will help educate your communities about COVID-19: