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Harris County Statement on Non-Congregate Medical Shelter
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Harris CountyPublic Health
(713) 439- 6911
April 6, 2020

HCPH | Harris County Statement on Non-Congregate Medical Shelter

Houston-Harris County, in collaboration with local, state, and federal partners has begun building medical shelter at NRG Park. The purpose of the facility is to provide health and medical-related care to COVID-19 patients if hospitals exceed their capacities.

While there are no plans to open the shelter at this time, the county is determined to provide additional support to the medical community during this pandemic.

Additional details about the facility will be made available at a later date.

Updates on the COVID-19, including case counts, are available at or at


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