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COVID-19 spread in Hill County continues to drop as holiday season progresses

Community sees no spike in wake of Thanksgiving


Last updated 12/17/2020 at 11:36am

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Hill County Health Director and now Health Officer Kim Larson poses for a photograph outside of the Hill County Health Department in October. Larson said she is pleased with the reduced rate of newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and hopes people keep up with the actions that have reduced transmission in the county.

Hill County Public Health Director and Health Officer Kim Larson said the community is doing a good job following public health guidelines and the rate of COVID-19's spread in the county is still falling.

Larson, like many in public heath nationwide, said she's been on pins and needles waiting to see if the area would see a spike in COVID-19 cases in the wake of Thanksgiving, but it seems like Hill County dodged a bullet as no spike has materialized.

"I was holding my breath until we were two weeks out because of the incubation period, but now it looks like we handled it pretty well," she...

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