Galveston County Health District officials ask residents to ‘mask up’ due to high level of COVID-19 cases

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GALVESTON COUNTY, Texas – Officials with the Galveston County Health District are asking residents to “mask up” once again, citing a current high level of COVID-19 cases in the community.

The announcement was made Thursday on the health district’s Facebook page.

“Mask up, Galveston County - our COVID-19 Community Level is currently High!” a flyer on the post read.

The district then issued a reminder of recommended Centers for Disease Control (CDC) precautions.

  • Wear a mask indoors in public.
  • Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Get tested if you have symptoms.
  • Talk to your doctor about additional precautions if you are at a high risk for severe illness.
  • Those with symptoms, a positive test or exposure to someone with COVID-19 should wear a face mask.

For more information, visit GCHD.org.