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HALTOM CITY

5024 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117
817-222-7700

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Sadly, we were notified by Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) that a second Haltom City resident has passed away from the COVID-19 virus. The press release from TCPH is posted below. Our thoughts and condolences are with the friends and family of the deceased.

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Tarrant County Public Health Confirms Five More Covid-19 Deaths

TCPH Director Urges Everyone To Strictly Follow All Executive Orders

April 7, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today reported five more residents have died due to the COVID-19 virus. Two of the deceased are from Fort Worth, one is from River Oaks, and one is from Grand Prairie and one from Haltom City. Two of the patients had underlying health conditions.

Ages of the patients ranged from 47 to 88; all were hospitalized locally. “It is very unfortunate and disheartening for our community to see the death toll rising from COVID-19” said Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja.Tarrant County has now seen a total of 18 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus.
He strongly urged all residents to strictly follow the Executive Orders issued this past week by County Judge Glen Whitley and engage only in essential activities; stay home as much as possible; and maintain social distancing.

“I can’t emphasize enough how important it is to follow these directives,” Taneja said. “This is not the time to be complacent. We can get through this, but only if everyone does their part and follows the guidelines without exception,” he said. “These are difficult times for all of us; and particularly for the families and friends of those we have lost to this disease. Our hearts go out to them.”

“Based on all the reports we are seeing, we could very well be about to see a spike in COVID-19 activity in our county,” he said. “Although it is difficult to predict, we must do everything we can to prepare ourselves for what may be ahead. Early indications are that we could be looking at significant numbers of positive cases and many more deaths,” he said.


 

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April 4, 2020

It is with much sadness that there is a report of more deaths here in Tarrant County as a result of the COVID-19 virus. Our thoughts and prayers go out for the victims and their families. We learned today, through the press release cited below from Tarrant County, that one of our fellow Haltom City citizens has passed away due to COVID-19. The report indicates that even younger people in good health are at risk of falling victim to this virus.

Again, our hearts are heavy and our prayers go out to the victims and their families.

Tarrant County Press Release

April 4, 2020 (Tarrant County, TX) – Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) today confirmed that two more Tarrant County residents have died after testing positive for the COVID-19 virus. Tarrant County now has a total of nine confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus.

Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja said one patient was elderly with underlying health conditions and a resident of Southlake. The other patient was a younger person from Haltom City with no known health conditions. Both contracted the virus through community transmission.

He declined to provide further details, citing HIPAA laws regarding confidentiality of health information. “We express our deepest sympathy to the families,” he said. “Sadly, their deaths are a reminder for everyone that we are seeing more COVID-19 disease across our community” he said.

COVID-19 causes respiratory illness with cough, fever, and shortness of breath, and may lead to bronchitis and severe pneumonia. “We want residents of Tarrant County to continue to be mindful of basic preventive measures to protect themselves from COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses,” Taneja said.

These include:

  • Stay home as much as possible.
  • Practice social distancing by staying six feet away from others when you do go out; avoid gatherings of more than 10 people.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick. If you experience difficulty breathing, or persistent fever, call your primary care provider.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or your sleeve.
  • Frequently clean and disinfect touched objects and surfaces.

For more information go to coronavirus.tarrantcounty.com or call the Tarrant County Public Health information line, (817) 248-6299, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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