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Hopkins County Emergency Management Team Updates Public: 03/23/2020
Mar23

Hopkins County Emergency Management Team Updates Public: 03/23/2020

The Emergency Management Team also confirmed that as of 4:00pm on 3/23/2020 that there were still NO positive case results of COVID-19 returned for any residents of Hopkins County. Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom announces the Hopkins County offices will be occupied but are going to appointment only and will be closed to walk-in traffic. Citizens wanting to make an appointment will be asked to prove residency of Hopkins County. As...

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Hopkins County Emergency Management Update: Still No Positive Coronavirus Cases
Mar19

Hopkins County Emergency Management Update: Still No Positive Coronavirus Cases

March 19th, 2020 In a scheduled teleconference this morning, the Hopkins County Emergency Management team updated KSST News on conditions of the newly mandated crowd limits and COVID-19 concerns. As of 11:15am, NO new positive test results have been returned on local citizens. The team reiterated the need for social distancing and the restrictions on social gatherings to no more than ten people. Judge Newsom shared that his experience...

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Hopkins County Emergency Management Report No Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Hopkins County
Mar13

Hopkins County Emergency Management Report No Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Hopkins County

Hopkins County Emergency Management released this official statement regarding county preparations related to the coronavirus: All information from Hopkins County offices regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) will be posted on this page (Hopkins County Emergency Management Facebook Page) At this time, there are no confirmed cases of COVID -19 in Hopkins County. We are in constant communication with the Texas Department of State and Health...

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“Disaster Drill”  is Hopkins County Emergency Management Local Test
Jun19

“Disaster Drill” is Hopkins County Emergency Management Local Test

Emergency Management Coordinators L.to R. Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson, Hopkins County Emergency Management Specialist Kristi Springfield, and Hopkins County Fire Chief Andy Endsley A “disaster drill”, set for Friday morning June 21, will be held near the Sulphur Springs High School area. If you notice a number of response vehicles and personnel in that area, rest assured it is part of a State-recommended...

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Hopkins County Emergency Management Monitoring Harvey; Those Seeking Shelter Asked to Call 2-1-1
Aug25

Hopkins County Emergency Management Monitoring Harvey; Those Seeking Shelter Asked to Call 2-1-1

Hopkins County Fire Chief Andy Endsley told KSST News that one shelter would be on stand-by locally as Hurricane Harvey strikes the Texas coast Saturday morning near Corpus Christi. He stated that those driving to this area should dial 2-1-1 for information regarding available shelters. Several shelters will be opened in the Dallas area. His statements come after a meeting with the regional coordinator for Emergency Management and...

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Emergency Management Officials Give Update On COVID-19 Reporting, Impact In Hopkins County
Nov09

Emergency Management Officials Give Update On COVID-19 Reporting, Impact In Hopkins County

Hopkins County and Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials, along with the Local Health Authority will soon be increasing the amount of COVID-19 data included in the COVID-19 reporting for Hopkins County. The county officials also gave a quick update on the COVID-19 situation in Hopkins County, and how it is impacting the community as a whole as well as emergency responders and law enforcement personnel. Reporting Changes In...

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Hopkins County LHA, Emergency Management Report On Ages Of COVID-19 Patients, Daily Case Counts
Sep01

Hopkins County LHA, Emergency Management Report On Ages Of COVID-19 Patients, Daily Case Counts

Hopkins County Emergency Management officials and the Local Health Authority on Tuesday, Sept. 1, not only reported the daily counts of new COVID-19 cases, but also released information regarding the ages of Hopkins County residents who had tested positive for COVID-19 through Sept. 1, and changes in county case reporting. Statistical Breakdown of COVID-19 Cases By Age HCEM and LHA Tuesday released by age the percentages of all...

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Emergency Management Team Confirms Still NO Positive Cases Of COVID-19 In Hopkins County
Mar18

Emergency Management Team Confirms Still NO Positive Cases Of COVID-19 In Hopkins County

March 18, 2020 During a scheduled teleconference with Hopkins County Emergency Management team members, Andy Endsley stated that there are still NO positive test results from any Coronavirus tests. The number of tests that have been performed is unknow at this point, as all testing is sent to one of the state run labs. Team members were quick to point out, that although we don’t have any positive cases in Hopkins County,...

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National Emergency Management Month Observed in Hopkins County: Part Two, Fire Safety
Sep13

National Emergency Management Month Observed in Hopkins County: Part Two, Fire Safety

Hopkins County Fire Chief Andy Endsley, who is also Hopkins County Emergency Management Coordinator, was joined by Kristi Springfield, Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator, to discuss families being prepared at home for a fire emergency. Of course, home smoke alarms are a standard protection for fire. Additionally, each family should have an emergency exit plan in place, as well as a designated place for family members to meet...

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Jan. 19 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 5 New Cases, 139 Active Cases, 117 Fully Vaccinated In Hopkins County
Jan20

Jan. 19 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 5 New Cases, 139 Active Cases, 117 Fully Vaccinated In Hopkins County

While one additional Hopkins County COVID-19 fatality was reported by the state on Tuesday, local officials report COVID-19 hospitalizations across the region seem to be stabilizing; and Texas Department of State Health Services reports the same number of new cases on Jan. 19 as on Jan. 18, and 117 people have been fully vaccinated in Hopkins County, according to the DSHS and Hopkins County Jan. 19 COVID-19 updates. Up to 700 more...

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