THIRD CASE CONFIRMED IN ERATH COUNTY -- Local public health officials have announced a THIRD CASE HAS BEEN CONFIRMED. This patient lives in rural Erath County and has been quarantined at home since being tested. Whether the case is travel related or community spread is under investigation at this time. REMEMBER -- Erath County, Stephenville and Dublin all have a Shelter in Place Order in effect at this time. It is even more important for residents to stay at home, go out only for bare necessities, and practice social distancing at all times. Erath County Emergency Management Coordinator Susan Driskill, along with her counterparts from Stephenville, Dublin and Tarleton State University continue to assess the situation in Erath County minute-by-minute. The main concern of the Emergency Managers, local officials and the Local Health Authorities is for the public health and safety of our residents. To this end they constantly monitor conference calls with State Health Officials, the TX Division of Emergency Management and Governor Abbott's Office. Stephenville Mayor Doug Svien said, “This is a great example of how the County and Stephenville are working together to overcome this virus. The lines of communication have been open all day with the County Judge, the two Public Health Officers, Dr. Doggett and Dr. Moore, Emergency Management Coordinators for both entities, City Manager Allen Barnes, and me.” City Manager Barnes stated, “It is great to have partners like the County, Dublin, and Stephenville ISD working for the safety of our community.” For detailed information on the evolving COVID-19 situation please consult the Center for Disease Control website at www.cdc.gov/COVID19
“I am proud to endorse Representative J.D. Sheffield for re-election. J.D. is a strong conservative leader who worked for rural Texans to rein in property taxes"
-Gov. Greg Abbott
“I am proud to endorse Representative J.D. Sheffield for re-election. J.D. is a strong conservative leader who worked for rural Texans to reign in property taxes. Be sure to vote for J.D. Sheffield."
-GOV. GREG ABBOTT
About Dr. J.D. Sheffield
Dr. J.D. Sheffield has filed for re-election to the Texas House in 2020, earning the endorsement of Governor Greg Abbott in the Republican Primary. Sheffield recently concluded another successful session as one of the most productive legislators at the Capitol. During his fourth term, he authored or sponsored 30 bills that passed into law and lent his name to another 20.
Governor Abbott applauded Dr. Sheffield’s work on behalf of rural Texas, saying, “I’m proud to endorse Rep. J.D. Sheffield for re-election. J.D. is a strong conservative leader who worked for rural Texans to rein in property taxes, increase teacher pay, and improve Texas schools.”