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Local health officials answer COVID-19 questions

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Local health offials from Dallam and Hartley County have once again compiled answers to commonly asked questions regarding COVID-19 reporting and testing. Below is a list of those recently released answers.

Q: Are the presumptive positives included in the daily report card?

A: A statement from Dr. Matt Turner, Public Health Authority “In accordance with CDC Texas DSHS, and Texas Education Agency guidelines persons presenting with symptoms of COVID19 who cannot or will not be tested are to be considered as presumed positive and will be managed exactly as if they had tested positive.

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