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COVID-19 testing in Kountze on Mondays through February

KOUNTZE — Hardin County Judge Wayne mcDaniel announced theTexas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), Hardin County Emergency Management and Hardin County Public Health are partnering to provide COVID-19 testing in Kountze on Monday, Jan. 25, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

This is planned to continue each Monday through February.

Registration is preferred, but is not required. This service is not limited to Hardin County residents. TDEM and Hardin County are not responsible for lab results. The direct link to register for this Monday is DOCS Health Schedule Appointment (

Positive lab results will be reported to Hardin County Public Health officials for investigation. While it is not mandatory to participate in these inquiries, I strongly urge everyone to comply by providing truthful answers to the questions asked in order to help prevent the spread of COVID throughout our communities.

On vaccinations, Hardin County Public Health received 600 doses of the Moderna vaccine to date and has administered the vaccine to 300 Hardin and 300 Orange County residents as of yesterday evening. 

District 19 State Rep. James White (R-Hillister) has been instrumental in placing the judges in direct contact with Department of State Health Services (DHSH) Commissioner Garcia for discussions on increasing the amount of vaccine doses to Hardin County and she has committed to resourcing every hub that is well planned. 

“I believe we have demonstrated that Hardin County’s plan is more than adequate and I am encouraged that we will receive good news from DSHS as early as this afternoon concerning more vaccine being allocated to our county next week,” said McDaniel.

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