Texarkana Area COVID-19: By The Numbers – February 15
Bowie County reports a total of 4459 cumulative positive COVID-19 cases including 0 possible cases. COVID-related deaths are at 171. Active cases are reported at 575. The total recovered cases for Bowie County is 5576.
Bowie County Vaccinations - First Dose: 4448
Bowie County Vaccinations - Second Dose: 2237
The Texarkana-Bowie County Family Health Clinic successfully vaccinated 600 individuals qualifying in Phase 1A and 1B last week as part of the Texas Vaccination Plan for COVID-19. The health clinic will continue this effort as more vaccination allocations are received in the coming weeks and months. However, no new allocations were made to the clinic this week.
There are currently more than 4,680 names on the clinic’s waiting list for vaccinations; however, the waiting list will be suspended at this time until the Health Department receives more allocations to supply the demand.
Bowie County’s vaccination hub at CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System was allocated 2,000 doses of vaccination this week, and all appointments for these doses have been filled. Individuals may visit vaccinate.christushealth.org after 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 15 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.
Cass County has a total of 1090, plus 0 probable cases and 1544 of those recovered, 112 active cases, and a COVID death total of 73.
Cass County Vaccinations - First Dose: 802
Cass County Vaccinations - Second Dose: 389
Miller County reports 3696 cumulative cases, 106 active cases, 3557 recovered cases, and a total of 33 COVID-19 related deaths. (2/15/21)
Free testing should resume starting today, Monday, February 15, however, the snowstorm may keep it all from happening this week. Monday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Texarkana - Bowie County Family Health Center at 902 W. 12th Street, Texarkana, TX 75501. There are no requirements for testing (residency included), oral swab with results in 48-96 hours, and pre-registration available at www.gogettested.com.
The latest local information and updates can all be found at www.coronatxk.org.
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