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Texarkana, Bowie, Cass COVID19 Update 5-11-2020

TEXARKANA, TX—Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 107 positive COVID-19 cases, with 68 recoveries and 11 related deaths. Cass County has a total of 21 with 16 recovered.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bowie County (as of 5/7/20)Total Cases in Bowie County107Ages (Bowie County Cases)0-19320-291530-392040-492450-591760-691670-791280+ 0Gender (Bowie County Cases)Male  51Female  56              Deaths  11  

The Business Survey to gauge Economic Impact is ongoing. All businesses in Bowie County are invited to submit a survey, to report positive or negative impacts to their business. The deadline is May 12, 2020 and the survey can be accessed at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeHFOIw9o16XOhE2_Ul4iKlW0K775q7zsWmjctRpovfhTWDzw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Residents in Bowie and Cass County are urged to continue following Governor Abbott’s Executive Orders and following CDC guidelines for social distancing, handwashing, and sanitizing. Governor Abbott announced last week effective May 18th gyms and exercise facilities will be able to reopen with 25% capacity. Continue Reading →

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Joint Operations Center Bowie & Cass County/City of Texarkana, TX 4-23-2020 Update

TEXARKANA, TX—Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 89 positive COVID-19 cases, with 40 recoveries and six related deaths. Cass County has a total of 15 with 7 recovered. 

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Bowie County (as of 4/23/20)Total Cases in Bowie County89Ages (Bowie County Cases)0-19220-291330-391740-492050-591460-691470-79980+ 0Gender (Bowie County Cases)Male 43Female 46              Deaths    6  

For a more detailed report, please visit www.coronatxk.org. The EOC is working with local healthcare providers to bring you the most accurate and up-to-date information possible, including patients hospitalized and recovered. More data will be reported as it becomes available. Many calls have been coming in to the EOC seeking clarification regarding the Governor’s statements over the weekend regarding “opening Texas back up”, and while officials and authorities in Texarkana are anxious to do that, it is important to remain cautious at this time. Continue Reading →

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Domestic Violence Prevention of Texarkana to Host First Annual Color Fest

Texarkana, USA- Domestic Violence Prevention, Inc. will host a First Annual Color Fest this weekend. The event will be held November 5, at the Front Street Festival Plaza in Downtown Texarkana, Arkansas. There will be a 5K run, arts and crafts contest, writing contest, an art auction, music and more. Admission is $5 for 13 and older and $2 for 5-12 years of age. 5 and under will be free. Continue Reading →

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