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Public health district squashes Waco coronavirus rumors surfacing on social media

Posted at 12:06 PM, Feb 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 13:06:32-05

WACO, TX — No, no one has the coronavirus at Hillcrest in Waco.

25 News has received multiple messages throughout this week in reference to a social media post that says the coronavirus is in Waco.

Kelly Crane from the McLennan County Public Health District said that rumor is just false.

In fact, she said that if any physician suspects their patient has the coronavirus, they have to contact the public health district, so they can contact the CDC for testing.

There is no ready available testing for the coronoavirus, so they CDC has to be contacted.

The public health district does offer a page with details about the virus. You can view that page by clicking here.