COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

  1. Status of COVID-19 Cases in Hood County
  2. What restrictions are currently in place?
  3. Is my business essential or non-essential?
  4. What City services are changed?
  5. How do I stay informed?

*Last updated May 21, 2020, 5:15 p.m., per the State of Texas Department of State Health Services

Status of COVID-19 Cases in Hood County

967Total COVID-19 tests reported
23Positive cases
796Negative tests
145Pending laboratory confirmation
2At home in self-isolation
2COVID-19-related death
15People Recovered

Where did these people contract COVID-19?

6travel
7work contacts in the Dallas-Fort Worth area
7infected family members
1not yet have an identified source


COVID-19 Questions? Check With DSHS and 2-1-1

Texas DSHS website and Texas 2-1-1 remain the best sources of information for Hood County residents regarding COVID-19 testing and self-protection measures. DSHS updates its county-by-county tracking map daily at https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/. 

Rumor Control

Please do not pass on rumors. Do your part to the stop the spread of disinformation by doing three easy things:

  1. Don’t believe the rumors.
  2. Don’t pass them along.
  3. Go to trusted sources of information to get the facts about the federal (COVID-19) response.

Check your state, local, tribal and territorial governments’ official websites or social media accounts first for information specific to your community.

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