HOUSTON – Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and Executive Director of Harris County Public Health Dr. Umair Shah will provide an update on the coronavirus Monday afternoon.
They are expected to discuss the county’s effort to address the growing threat of the coronavirus and give tips residents should take to prevent the spread of respiratory illness, including the flu.
Currently, there are no confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Harris County, though Rice University announced Saturday that a small group of employees and students are being asked to self-quarantine after a possible coronavirus exposure. Read more.
“The university is taking all necessary precautionary steps and working closely with and at the guidance of Harris County Public Health,” Rice University wrote in the release.
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