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Stephens County sees uptick in COVID-19 cases, however most cases are mild

    Stephens County sees uptick in COVID-19 cases, however most cases are mild

Community advised to remain aware as number of cases increases slightly.

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Free COVID-19 test kits available through U.S. Postal Service website

    Free COVID-19 test kits available through U.S. Postal Service website

Free COVID-19 test kits offered by the U.S. federal government are now available through the U.S. Postal Service website.

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Stephens County sees spike in COVID-19 cases, local testing limited

    Stephens County sees spike in COVID-19 cases, local testing limited

Like the rest of the country, state and world, Stephens County continued to see a spike in COVID-19 cases last week.

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City of Breckenridge reschedules Commission meeting due to COVID-19

    City of Breckenridge reschedules Commission meeting due to COVID-19

The Breckenridge City Commissioners meeting, which had been scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 4, has been canceled and rescheduled due to close-contact COVID-19 exposure within the City staff.

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Unvaccinated Texans make up vast majority of COVID-19 cases and deaths this year, new state data shows

  Unvaccinated Texans make up vast majority of COVID-19 cases and deaths this year, new state data shows

New data from the Texas health department released Monday proves what health officials have been trying to tell vaccine-hesitant Texans for months: The COVID-19 vaccine dramatically prevents death and is the best tool to prevent transmission of the deadly virus.

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Breckenridge City Commission votes to give City employees vaccine incentives, approves alley closure on East Walker

  Breckenridge City Commission votes to give City employees vaccine incentives, approves alley closure on East Walker

At their monthly meeting last week, the Breckenridge City Commissioners approved an administrative policy creating an incentive program for City of Breckenridge employees who receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Local Pfizer vaccine clinic scheduled for Thursday; medical experts urge residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19

  Local Pfizer vaccine clinic scheduled for Thursday; medical experts urge residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Thousands of eligible Stephens County residents remain unvaccinated for COVID-19, according to the records compiled by the local hospital, even as the number of currently active cases continues to increase.

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From pediatric to geriatric: Number of local, active COVID-19 cases continues to increase

  From pediatric to geriatric: Number of local, active COVID-19 cases continues to increase

By Tony Pilkington and Carla McKeown/Breckenridge Texan The number of active COVID-19 cases in Stephens County increased by 44 percent

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Number of local active COVID-19 cases doubles in past week; vaccines available

  Number of local active COVID-19 cases doubles in past week; vaccines available

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Stephens County more than doubled in the past week, going from 12 on Aug. 6 to 25 today, Aug. 13. Additionally, two more people died from the disease this week, taking the local total of COVID-19 deaths to 28.

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Stephens County moves to Stage 4 as COVID-19 cases surge across the state, county 

  Stephens County moves to Stage 4 as COVID-19 cases surge across the state, county 

On Friday, Stephens County moved from Stage 1 (No Restrictions) to Stage 4 (High Restrictions) of the Community Health Plan due to recent increases in COVID-19 cases.

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