Stephens Memorial Hospital District announced that the hospital and nursing home has received significant funding from the government to aid during the COVID-19 pandemic.
After a weekend of awaiting test results, Stephens County officials have confirmed that the county has become the first in Texas to have a 100 percent negative rate on COVID-19 testing.
Stephens County has applied and are allowed to begin Phase 2 of the Governors Strike Force to Reopen Texas Report. The report allow counties to strategically reopen businesses around the state.
Note: Registration for testing will not go live until 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 29. Citizens interested in getting tested must call and make appointment starting at that time.
County and city officials of the community are preparing for a major economic decrease in the oil and gas revenue received yearly.