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Posted on: September 14, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 9/14 COVID-19 Update


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COVID-19 Hotline Information

A DSHS COVID-19 Call Center was established and an email box created to receive incoming questions from the general public.


DSHS COVID-19 Call Center: 1-877-570-9779

Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Ellis County COVID-19 Update - September 14th

According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace (THT) for September 14th, today’s report includes a total of 3,854 recoveries in Ellis County. Additionally, there have been a total of 3,956 reported positive COVID-19 cases in Ellis County, including 63 (6 probable and 57 confirmed) active cases. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services Dashboard (DSHS), there have been 37,028 tests administered in Ellis County. 

For residents seeking COVID-19 testing, additional dates have been added for the FREE COVID-19 mobile testing site in Ellis County. These dates include September 15 & 16 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. each day. GoGetTested (contracted vendor by the Texas Department of State Health Services) is hosting the free testing site at First Baptist Church, 450 E-US 287, Waxahachie, Texas 75165. Residents can schedule a time to get tested at:

Comparison between DSHS Dashboard and THT

COVID-19 Case Breakdown (9-14)

Ellis County reports on COVID-19 cases as they are distributed to the Local Health Authority from the Texas Health Trace (THT) platform. In order to uphold transparency, today’s report includes corrections made by the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) in the case line lists received from the State. These corrections include removing duplicated cases, removing case counts that were outside the county’s jurisdiction, and adjusting cases to the appropriate city jurisdiction. 

Todd Little, Ellis County Judge & Emergency Management Director

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