City of Lubbock Public Health Department Continues to See Increase in COVID-19 Cases

The City of Lubbock Public Health Department continues to see an increase in local COVID-19 cases. Over the last week, COVID-19 cases have been identified in local daycares, among medical staff and in local nursing homes. In addition, the number of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 is slowly increasing.

In an effort to return to the low case counts Lubbock experienced in recent months, the Public Health Department has compiled the following information to share with residents.

  • Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Get tested if you have symptoms.
  • Wear a mask if you have symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19.
  • If you are at high risk for severe illness, consider wearing a mask indoors in public and taking additional precautions.

For more information about COVID-19 testing sites in Lubbock, visit

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