New Declaration of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency Announced During County Commissioners’ Court Emergency Meeting

On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, a Maverick County Commissioners’ Court Emergency Meeting was held in which a new Declaration of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency was announced. The new Declaration of Disaster adds additional measures and actions to the previous Declarations, including the following:

– Healthcare facilities operating in Maverick County and performing COVID-19 testing shall report the number of COVID-19 tests performed, and number of positive COVID-19 tests to the Maverick County Local Health Authority – Dr. Victoriano Valdez.
– the County authorizes the local health authority (LHA) to do the following, related to private and common carriers and private conveyances: if County’s LHA has reasonable cause to believe that a carrier or conveyance has departed from or traveled through an area infected or contaminated with a communicable disease, the LHA may order the owner, operator, or authorized agent in control to stop the carrier or conveyance at a port of entry or place of first landing or first arrival in this state.

Earlier today, Maverick County Judge David Saucedo, along with City of Eagle Pass Mayor Luis Sifuentes, informed that a second positive case of COVID-19 in Maverick County was confirmed.

Please click the following link to read the full Declaration of Disaster:
https://bit.ly/344klLo

We thank you for your support.
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El martes, 31 de marzo, 2020, se dio a cabo una junta de emergencia de la Corte de Comisionados del Condado de Maverick en la cual se anunció una nueva Declaración de Desastre debida a Emergencia de Salud. En esta nueva Declaración se agregan varias medidas preventivas, incluyendo las siguientes:

– Centros de salud operando en el Condado de Maverick deben de reportar el número de pruebas COVID-19 que se hayan hecho, y el número de casos positivos, a la Autoridad de la Salud Local del Condado de Maverick – Dr. Victoriano Valdez.
– el Condado le permite a la Autoridad de la Salud Local, en respecto a vehículos de transportación y carga, que si acaso tiene razón de que el dueño u operador haya viajado hacia o de alguna área infectada o contaminada por el virus, puede ordenarle al dueño u operador que se detenga en el primer puerto de entrada.

El Juez del Condado de Maverick David Saucedo y el Alcalde de la Ciudad de Eagle Pass anunciaron anteriormente que el segundo caso positivo de COVID-19 en Maverick County fue confirmado.

Favor de visitar la siguiente dirección para ver la Declaración:
https://bit.ly/344klLo

Le agradecemos su apoyo.

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