Temperature checks now mandatory at Cameron County jail

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BROWNSVILLE – Temperature checks are now mandatory at Cameron County Detention Center, according to Sheriff Omar Lucio.

A tent is setup outside the jail. Its staffed with a nurse and it will be the first step for incoming inmates before they’re put in a cell.

Those with a temperature higher than 100 degrees will be sent to a hospital for a check-up. They will not be booked without clearance from a doctor.

Watch the video above for further information.


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