Governor Greg Abbott Monday this week issued an executive order stating that no entity in Texas can compel receipt of a COVID-19 vaccination by any individual, including an employee or consumer, who objects to such vaccination for any reason of personal conscience, based on a religious belief, or for medical reasons, including prior recovery from COVID-19. Governor Abbott also sent a message to the Chief Clerk of the House and Secretary of the Senate adding this issue as an item to the Third Special Session agenda. The executive order will be rescinded upon the passage of such legislation.

"The COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective, and our best defense against the virus, but should remain voluntary and never forced," said Governor Abbott.

Read the Governor's Executive Order.

Bowie County

New Cases: 7
Probable Cases: 10
Total All-Time Cases: 7524
Total Deaths: 311

Fully Vaccinated age 12 - 64: 36%
Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: 62%

Cass County

New Cases: 10
Probable Cases: 0
Total All-Time Cases: 2689
Total Deaths: 138

Fully Vaccinated age 12 - 64: 36%
County Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: 56%

State of Texas

Age 12 and over % Fully Vaccinated: 63%
Age 65 and over % Fully Vaccinated: 80%


Miller County

Active Cases: 68
Total All-Time Cases: 6370
Total Deaths: 115

Partially Vaccinated: 4.0%
Fully Vaccinated: 14.2%

Little River County

Active Cases: 31
Total All-Time Cases: 1990
Total Deaths: 71

Partially Vaccinated: 5.1%
Fully Vaccinated: 30.4%

State of Arkansas

Partially Vaccinated ages 12 and up: 11.2%
Fully Vaccinated ages 12 and up: 53.5%


Vaccine Updates

Texarkana Vaccination Hub: Individuals may visit vaccinate.christushealth.org for updated information on vaccines.

Texas Department of State Health Services Vaccination Availability Map...
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Free COVID-19 testing is available at 902 W. 12th Street in Texarkana, Texas from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. To make an appointment visit https://texas.fulgentgenetics.com/ or call 877-862-4647.


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