Starr County officials stress for urgency to prepare for COVID-19
RIO GRANDE CITY – No known infections of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Rio Grande Valley, but health officials in Starr County say it’s time to prepare.
Dr. Jose Vasquez, with Starr County Health Authority, spoke with residents in a meeting Wednesday describing the rate at which the virus is spreading – calling it virulent.
The doctor wanted to explain it’s just a matter of time and numbers until COVID-19 cases reach the Valley. A strong enough message, he hopes, will get to local organizations and officials, so they can start planning for to manage it.
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