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A Special Thank You from County Judge Todd Little
"I want to sincerely thank each and everyone involved in this 2-year fight to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on our community. To our medical partners - Baylor Scott & White, Ellis County Emergency Management, MDLabs, and the Texas Division of Emergency Management - our community will forever owe you a debt of gratitude. To each of our local jurisdictions, we thank you for your dedicated advocacy for our residents in spite of the political, economic, and medical challenges you have each faced. To our local officials - Dr. Leigh Nordstrom, Representative Brian Harrison, Representative Jake Ellzey, and all of our county commissioners and city council members - we could not have been able to provide all the best treatment options to our citizens without your commendable leadership and involvement. And most of all, to all our residents, thank you for your continued trust, confidence, and persistence as we have navigated through these uncharted waters together over the last two years."
Need vaccines for your organization?
- Facilities can call 888-90-TEXAS to request a State Mobile Vaccination Team come out to their facility.
- DSHS COVID-19 Vaccine Request Email: phr23COVACC@dshs.texas.gov
- Texans can visit covidvaccine.texas.gov or vaccines.gov to find a provider near them.
- Texans can also utilize TDEM's State Mobile Vaccine Program by calling 844-90-TEXAS and selecting Option 3 to schedule a mobile vaccine clinic to vaccinate groups of friends, families, employees, volunteers, and more.
- Homebound Texans can also call 844-90-TEXAS and choose Option 1 to request a mobile vaccine team to come to their home.
Lost your any of your BSW Immunization cards/record?
-Log on to your MyBSW Health account (web or app).
-Click "Patient Profile" and Select "Health Summary"
-Select "Immunization" to access all your immunization records within your BSW account.
The official DSHS Vaccine Locator Map can be viewed here.
Curative: COVID-19 Testing Kiosks (operates more like a booth)
Due to the decrease of COVID 19 cases in Ellis County and lack of demand for testing, the Cities of Waxahachie, Red Oak and Midlothian (MISD) will be allowing agreements with Curative to expire. The last day of COVID 19 testing will be occurring at Curative Kiosks in Ellis County on:
Midlothian ISD Multi-Purpose Stadium: April 13, 2022.
Waxahachie: April 12, 2022
Red Oak: April 30, 2022
For COVID 19 testing appointments in Ellis County prior to Curative COVID 19 Testing Kiosk closures please visit COVID-19 Testing & Health Services | Curative
COVID 19 Testing Resources:
COVID 19 Testing Sites across the State of Texas: COVID-19 Testing Information (texas.gov)
Request free at-home tests to be sent to your home: COVIDtests.gov - Free at-home COVID-19 tests
CDC Guidance on COVID 19 testing: Testing for COVID-19 (cdc.gov)
COVID-19 in Ellis County
Updated 11-Apr-2022 - 2:00 PM
PLEASE BE AWARE
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Region 2/3, which serves as the Ellis County’s Health Department, does not provide a breakdown of COVID-19 cases by jurisdiction.
For updated COVID-19 case reports, please visit the DSHS dashboard at the link below. If you have additional questions and concerns, please dial 2-1-1 option 6 for COVID related questions.
Texas Education Agency COVID-19 data
Texas COVID-19 (DSHS Dashboard) Data
Ellis County Hospital Data
The hospital Medsurg plan has been initiated to accommodate for additional patient care.
Bed Count Total: 235
ICU Bed Count Total: 19
(0 of 15 are COVID-19 Patients)
Accumulative Tests Administered