Stephens County has reached and exceeded regional hospital capacity for intensive care unit (ICU) beds and is asking that citizens follow health and safety protocols.
As of Saturday, October 3, Stephens County has moved to the high restriction (stage 4) category of the community health plan. This comes after a week where cases around the county saw a dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases.
The Breckenridge Independent School District confirmed a second student and the first staff member has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.
The Breckenridge Independent School District announced a Breckenridge High School student has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The announcement came as a notification from Breckenridge Superintendent Bryan Allen on Thursday, August 27.
The Stephens Memorial Hospital District will be able to offer citizens the rapid Co-vid test. The testing will offer citizens a quicker test for the COVID-19 virus.