ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Medical Center Hospital and Odessa Regional Medical Center will host another briefing on their response to COVID-19 today.
The hospitals have been hosting the briefings this week to discuss current numbers, safety tips and other vital information.
Additionally, the hospitals have given praise to their staff in handling the outbreak, and to the community, which has rallied around them.
Currently, there are 15 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ector County, according to the latest numbers from the Health Department.
Meanwhile, a shelter in place has been issued in Odessa. Mayor David Turner took to Facebook Thursday night to answer questions on the Shelter in Place and also discussed what businesses were considered essential and non-essential.
Friday’s briefing will begin at 3 p.m.