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THE LATEST INFORMATION REGARDING THE VIRUS AND ASSOCIATED ACTIONS.

Confirmed Coronavirus cases in our immediate area

As of Wed, Apr 2nd, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Jasper County – 3 cases, 0 deaths

Newton County – 1 case, 0 deaths

Tyler County – 2 cases, 0 deaths

Angelina County – 5 cases, 0 deaths

San Augustine County – 1 case, 0 deaths

Sabine County – 0 cases, 0 deaths

Sabine Parish – 4 cases, 0 deaths

Vernon Parish – 7 cases, 0 deaths

Beauregard Parish – 10 cases, 0 deaths

Orange County – 16 cases, 0 deaths

Jefferson County – 40 cases, 1 death

Hardin County – 15 cases, 1 death

Coronavirus Hotline - Call 409-550-2536 if you think that you are experiencing Coronavirus symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath)

Due to the threat of the Coronavirus, numerous changes, cancellations and closures have occurred, including:

QUARANTINES

ALL SCHOOLS IN TEXAS AND LOUISIANA ARE CLOSED.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITY ENTITIES

Jasper City Hall - Closed door policy in effect. Pay bills at the drive-thru window. Otherwise call 384-4651 for any other assistance.

Jasper County Clerk's Office - Closed door policy in effect. Call 384-2632 for assistance.

Jasper County District Clerk's Office - Closed door policy in effect. Call 384-2721 for assistance.

Jasper County Tax Assessor-Collector's Office - Closed door policy in effect. For property tax assistance, call 409-384-6896. For vehicle registration assistance, call 409-384-4684.

Jasper County Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace - Closed door policy in effect, Call for assistance.

Jasper Public Library - Closed door policy in effect. Return materials in the book drop. Call 384-3791 for any other assistance.

Newton County Courthouse - Doors closed, but all county offices are still in operation. Please call with your needs.

Newton County Library (Newton & Deweyville) - Closed until further notice.

Jasper Lake Sam Rayburn Chamber of Commerce - Closed until April 6th.

Jasper Economic Development Corporation - Open as normal.

DETCOG - March 26th Board Meeting in Coldspring cancelled.

Jasper County - 24 hour curfew for ages 18 and younger. No crowds or gatherings with over 10 people.

Newton County - 24 hour curfew for ages 18 and younger. No crowds or gatherings with over 10 people.

Newton County Tax Assessor-  Will remain open to answer the phone, emails, and process mail. Doors will be locked!

Texas District Courts 1, 1-A and the 273rd - All jury trials and major docket calls cancelled until April 1st.

Jasper Municipal Court - Open, but jury duty postponed until May 13th.

Jasper County Jail- No visitation until further notice.

Tyler County Jail - No visitation until further notice.

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - No visitation until further notice.

SCHOOLS AND EDUCATION

All public schools in Texas and Louisiana- Closed until further notice.

Head Start Jasper/Newton/Woodville - Closed until April 3rd

HOSPITALS AND MEDICAL

Jasper Memorial Hospital - Visitation Policy

~ Emergency Department: None; except parents with children under 18, one visitor with patients unable to make decisions and for those in a critical situation (number of visitors will be determined by medical/nursing staff)

~ Inpatient Visitors: No visitors except for those in a critical and end of life situation

~ Outpatient Visitors: No visitors unless caregiver is necessary for transport or assistance

~ End of Life Care: Exception will be made by medical/nursing staff for clergy and family

~ Patients Undergoing Outpatient Procedures or Testing with Sedation: No visitors.

Rayburn Health and Rehabilitation in Jasper -  No visitors

Timberidge Nursing and Rehabilitation in Jasper - No visitor

Dr. Vince Session, DDS, Kirbyville - Open Monday through Wednesday for emergency only.

Advanced Dental Care in Jasper (Dr. Eric Koch) - Closed, available for dental emergencies only, call 384-5438 and leave message.

Dr. William Fincannaon Dentistry in Jasper – Closed, available for dental emergencies only, call 384-7997 and leave a message.

Medicine Shoppe - Drive-thru pickup only. Open M-F 9:00am - 6pm and Saturday's 9:00am - 1:00pm.

Gee Shipman Pharmacy - Open and offering curb-side service. Call when you get there and they'll bring it out to you.

CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS

Trinity Episcopal Church in Jasper - All services cancelled until further notice

Jasper County Cowboy Church - There will be a drive in service at the regular time on Sunday in the parking lot. In addition, there will also be live streaming all services on their Facebook page until further notice. Note: The rodeo play day scheduled for for Sat, Mar 28th has been cancelled.

Greater New Bethel Baptist Church in Jasper - Sunday Morning Service ONLY for the first 10 people into the church

Gateway Tabernacle Church in Kirbyville - Sunday Morning Service will be streamed LIVE on their Facebook page

St Michael's Catholic Church - All activities including mass have been cancelled until further notice.

Our Lady of La Salette Church - All activities including mass have been cancelled until further notice.

St. Raymond's Catholic Church - All activities including mass have been cancelled until further notice

Hillcrest Baptist Church - All activities, including church have been cancelled until further notice. However, a sermon and message will be delivered on Sunday morning on KJAS at 11:00. The message will also be streamed on the churches Facebook page. The office is now closed until further notice.

Bishop Chapel Baptist Church Youth Revival - Canceled

Evergreen Baptist Church - Sun, March 22nd Usher's Annual canceled

Tanglewood Baptist Church - All services suspended until further notice. Instead, LIVE video of sermons will be streamed on the church's Facebook page.

Westlake Missionary Baptist Church - All activities, including church services have been cancelled until further notice.

Westside Church of Christ - Services by teleconference. Call 848-777-1212 and enter 2457033Sunday Morning Worship Service 11:00 AM Sunday Evening Worship Service 6:00 PM Wednesday Night Bible Class 6:00 PM.

Curtis United Methodist Church - services are online at www.curisumc.com

DAYCARE

Little Angels Day School - Closed until further notice

Kiddie Kountry Day School - Closed until further notice

Youngyears Day Care - Closed until further notice

BUSINESSES

First National Bank Jasper - Lobby closed. Drive through operating normal hours. Those having other banking business should call for appointment.

Southside Bank - The lobbies are now closed at all branches. However, the drive in will remain open. Customers needing additional services should call and set up an appointment between the hours of 10:00 am and 1:00 pm.

DuGood Federal Credit Union - All lobbies closed until further notice. Full services are available in the drive-thru.

WalMart - All stores nationwide are open from 7:00 am until 8:30 pm each day until further notice. In an effort to accommodate senior citizens, the store is open exclusively to those over 60 between the hours of 6:00 and 7:00 on Tuesday mornings.

TLC Cleaners - Hours are now 7:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday only.

Naskila Gaming Casino at the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation - Closed until further notice

Louisiana Casinos/*Restaurants/Bars/Movie Theaters - All closed March 17th-31st *Restaurants will be drive-thru, delivery, or take out only

Jasper Quality Meats on Gibson Street - Open from 8:00 am until 10:00 for senior citizens only. 10:00 - 4:00 pm for everyone else, but store limited to only 5 at a time. Please call in orders and use drive in window as much as usual.

Morian and Kahla Law Firm - Open for business. Attorneys and staff are taking precautionary measures to keep the public safe.

T. Alan Hart, Atty - Doors will remain open until further notice.

Seale, Stover & Bisbey, Attys at Law - Open for business, call for appointment.

Jasper Title & Abstract - Doors will remain open until further notice.

Jasper Share - Closed until further notice.

Jasper Workforce Solutions- Workforce Solutions is now closed to the public, our customers can still call by phone, email or visit our website.

Timberlake Insurance - is open for business as usual and operating under a closed door policy. Staff is still able to quote, write, and accept payments via the phone or accept cash or check at the office through payment window.

Lakes Area Veterinary Hospital - Offering curbside and telemedicine service by appointment. Only one family member with pet please. We are open for supply sales but you may order from our online pharmacy at lakesareavh.com.

Stewart Glass in Jasper - Open, but closed door policy in effect. Currently taking no cash payments, just checks or credit/debit cards only. Call for emergency glass repair/replacement 384-4614.

EVENTS AND ORGANIZATIONS

East Texas Art League - April 6th Coffee House cancelled

Parkdale Mall in Beaumont - All Easter activities are cancelled.

South Texas State Fair in Beaumont - Cancelled

Sealy Outdoors Big Bass Splash - April tournament on Rayburn postponed to October. May tournament on Toledo Bend postponed to July.

Footprints of the Future 5K - The upcoming benefit race for the East Texas Pregnancy Help Center in Jasper has been postponed and will be rescheduled

Austin Street Jam in Jasper - 3rd Saturday of the month cancelled

Greater Jasper Praise Choir - March 30th Concert cancelled

Jasper Community Theater - All shows and activities cancelled.

Tyler County Dogwood Festival Activities - Postponed.

LOCALLY OWNED FOOD SERVICES

All restaurants and eateries have closed indoor dining. Restaurants that are still open are offering carry out or curb side only.

Chinese Kitchen - To-go orders only

Rue's BBQ - Open Thu, Fri, and Sat drive up and take out

MVP'S Restaurant - Taking orders online and by phone for pick up. Also have alcoholic beverages to go.

Hamburger Depot - Jasper/To-go orders and curbside pickup, Rayburn/To-go orders, curbside pickup, and drive-thru

Smitty's Smokehouse BBQ - Curbside pickup (delivery available for order of $75 or more)

Martin's Mexican Restaurant - Closed until further notice

The Stump - Curbside pickup

Elijah's Cafe - Jasper/curbside pickup, Kirbyville/drive-thru, Woodville/drive-thru

Cedar Tree - Cancelled curbside service as of March 25th

Son Asian Bistro - To-go orders

Bell Jim Hotel- allow pick-up and delivery orders only. Monday through Friday.

Tia Juanita's - Curbside pickup

Those having updates, changes or announcements should send them to press@kjas.com

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