HOUSTON (CW39) COVID-19 is back on the rise in Houston. This week, the Houston Health Department issued a warning to the public in time for the July 4th holiday.

Houston’s #COVID19 Community Level is currently HIGH. With cases and hospitalizations up, please consider wearing a mask in public indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status, and get tested if you have symptoms.

Houston Health Department

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has our COVID-19 Community Level set at High.

In Harris County, Texas, community level is High. Anyone in Harris County is advised to wear a mask indoors in public. Stay up to date with vaccines. Get tested if you think you have symptoms. Take precaution for people at high risk of severe illness.

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