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Did you know that vaccines to fight against the COVID-19 Virus are currently available for people ages 12 and older? Together, we can join the fight in ending this pandemic. Whether you’re vaccinated or not, we want to encourage you to wear a mask and social distance. If you are unvaccinated, we want to remind you that vaccines are the best line of defense against COVID-19 and its variants.
We want to encourage the community to take all safety precautions, such as getting vaccinated, wearing a mask, social distancing, and handwashing. For more information on COVID-19 and available resources, call the City of Brownsville’s COVID-19 Hotline at (956) 394-0012.
Vaccines are available for individuals 12 years of age and older at no cost at the following locations:
Brownsville Public Library System – Southmost Branch
(4320 Southmost Road, Brownsville, TX 78521)
Every Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Brownsville Farmers’ Market
(1534 E 6th St, Brownsville, TX 78520)
Every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – Noon
No appointment necessary. Identification is required and testing is completed at no cost on a first come first serve basis.
Brownsville Sports Park
(1000 Sports Park Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78526)
Tuesday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m
Help Us in the Fight Against Coronavirus
The City of Brownsville Covid-19 Dashboard is a tool to use when navigating the reopening of our community. This Dashboard provides current information on Covid-19 cases and how the virus is impacting different areas of the city.
The city attempts to keep the data up-to-date. However, information is updated frequently and comes from different sources.
The Dashboard might vary slightly from other websites and sources containing similar information.
COVID-19 Threat Matrix
COVID-19 cases are on the rise. Community members should remain vigilant and minimize contact with those outside of their immediate household, remembering to wear a mask despite vaccinated or unvaccinated status.
Protect Yourself from Coronavirus
Wear a mask to protect yourself and others and to stop the spread of COVID-19. Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arm lengths) from others who don’t live with you and wash your hands frequently.
Schedule Testing and Vaccinations
Recent and Past COVID-19 News
It is important to get tested if you are feeling sick. Individuals experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and those who have been exposed to an infected person should …
I am sometimes asked to explain what sets Brownsville apart from other cities. I must admit, I love answering that question. It allows me an opportunity to talk about our fast-growing business industry, how we are racing towards the future as NewSpace City, and our strong bonds with our surrounding cities as well as our partnership with Mexico.
But my favorite answer as to what makes Brownsville truly special, are the people.
We are a combination of tough and compassionate. We have a history of rising above adversities and coming out stronger. This is why we are so quick to lend a hand when we see our neighbors in need. We understand that like any family, we are stronger when we work together. I encourage you to celebrate the spirit and heart of our community.
We are on the Border, By the Sea and Beyond. We are #BrownsvilleStrong.
~ Mayor Trey Mendez
What to Do If You Are Sick.
If you have a fever, cough or other symptoms, you might have COVID-19. Most people have mild illness and are able to recover at home. If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19, contact your healthcare provider.
- Keep track of your symptoms.
- If you have an emergency warning sign (including trouble breathing), get emergency medical care immediately.