RSVP now for the Mobile COVID-19 screening event coming to Rusk, Tuesday, May 5

by From the Cherokee County Emergency Management Office

Feeling puny? Think you may have the 'Rona?

Register now to take advantage of Cherokee County's upcoming Mobile Coronavirus (COVID-19) screening and test collection service. Register by visiting or call (512-883-2400 today as tests will be conducted via appointment only.

The Cherokee County Emergency Management Office and the Cherokee County Public Health Department are collaborating and will hold the event 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 5, at First Baptist Church-Rusk, 372 E. Fourth St., in Rusk.

Participants will be screened for COVID-19 if they are experiencing fever/chills; cough; fatigue; body aches/muscle or joint pain; shortness of breath; sore throat; headaches; nausea/vomiting/diarrhea; nasal congestion; and loss of taste/smell.

Cherokee County city and county officials have been working in coordination with the Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), Texas Military Department (TMD), Regional Advisory Council (RAC), and the Texas Emergency Management Task Force (EMTF).