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  • Paris-Lamar County Health District
    400 W. Sherman
    Paris, Texas 75460
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    Hours 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

    Monday - Thursday


Paris, Texas


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COVID-19 Information



On 9/22/2020 , the Paris-Lamar County Health District
has been notified of an additional COVID Death (s)   Sex/Age:  
On 9/22/2020 , the Paris-Lamar County Health District
has been notified of the following 23 COVID-19 cases:
Positive PCR = 14 Cases
  7 Male (s) - Age (s) - 13, 16, 20, 27, 37, 56, 71
7 Female (s) Age (s) - 24, 47, 49, 51, 54, 70, 97
Positive Antigen = 9 Cases
  6 Male (s) - Age(s) - 8, 16, 17, 35, 49, 50
3 Female (s) - Age(s) - 9, 59, 61
Positive Antibodies = 0 Cases
    Male (s) - Age(s) -  
  Female (s) - Age(s) -  
As of 9/22/2020 , Lamar County has reported
1138 Total Cases 1138 Total Cases
7 Travel Related 922 Positive Cases Recovered
1131 Community Spread 41 Antibody Tests
  29 COVID-19 Related Deaths for Lamar County
146 Active COVID-19 Cases
0-9 12 Males and 19 Females 31 Total Males & Females Ages 0-9
10-19. 38 Males and 39 Females 77 Total Males & Females Ages 10-19
20-29 75 Males and 114 Females 189 Total Males & Females Ages 20-29
30-39 59 Males and 103 Females 162 Total Males & Females Ages 30-39
40-49 57 Males and 100 Females 157 Total Males & Females Ages 40-49
50-59 100 Males and 109 Females 209 Total Males & Females Ages 50-59
60-69 52 Males and 90 Females 142 Total Males & Females Ages 60-69
70-79 42 Males and 53 Females 95 Total Males & Females Ages 70-79
80 & up 22 Males and 54 Females 76 Total Males & Females Ages 80 +
  457   681   1138 Grand Total of All Ages
% of Lamar County Cases by Zip Codes-
75411 Arthur City 1.44%    
75416 Blossom 3.84%  
75421 Brookston 1.92%  
75425 Chicota 0.00%  
75434 Cunningham 0.38%  
75435 Deport 1.06%  
75460 Paris (inside loop) 57.16%  
75462 Paris (outside loop) 23.05%  
75468 Pattonville 2.11%  
75470 Petty 0.38%  
75473 Powderly 3.84%  
75477 Roxton 1.15%  
75486 Sumner 3.65%  
Total for all zip codes: 100.00%  

The Paris-Lamar County Health District is a COVID-19 resource for Lamar County. The Health District monitors tests submitted to the state lab, assists in monitoring self- quarantined individuals and tracking COVID-19 test results. At this current time, the testing capacity in Lamar County is extremely limited and certain criteria must be met before eligible for testing.


The role of the Health District is to assist the hospital, free standing emergency departments, physician’s offices and concerned citizens during this COVID-19 crisis with the screening process.


If any of the organizations listed above need assistance screening their patients and need additional information they can call the Health District for guidance.


The Health District does not see other private physicians patients. The Health District will however assist individuals who do not have a primary care provider.


Individuals with fever/cold/flu symptoms at this point should stay home and call their primary care physician for advice.


Severe, rapid progression of shortness of breath needs to go to the emergency department please.


 **  If an individual is a Lamar County resident and they have a confirmed positive COVID-19, no matter what county or state they are currently visiting, they are a confirmed positive for Lamar County.  The Health District is notified by the Texas Department of State Health Services when a Lamar County resident reports a Lamar County address when testing positive outside of the county or state.



Paris-Lamar County Health District


The mission of the Paris-Lamar County Health District is to provide the best possible opportunity for good health to the citizens of Lamar County through health promotion and the prevention of disease. 

 Public health services for the City of Paris and Lamar County are provided by this department. Funding is derived from the City of Paris and Lamar County as well as through grants from the Texas Department of State Health Services.  As a public health department most services are primarily preventive medical treatment. Services provided include pre-natal care, family planning, immunizations, care of non-emergency medical problems, screening and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, Women, Infant and Children (WIC) nutrition program and sanitary inspections.

The staff includes a medical director, nurse practitioner, nurses, and clerical staff capable of delivering care, answering patient questions, and maintaining office service. In the event of an emergency, patients are referred to Paris Regional Medical Center emergency room.


Appointments are scheduled after patients have completed Medical History forms and the Health Care Assistance Application. These forms are located in the Info Center under Patient Forms. Immunizations do not require appointments.


Fees are determined by the local health board. Services of the Paris-Lamar County Health District are provided regardless of ability to pay, however, payment is expected when services are rendered unless prior arrangements have been made. Programs are available for low income families for reduced fees or no fees. Applicants qualify on an individual basis for one year. Applications must be renewed annually.  Applications are available at the office or on this website.

We accept cash, check, debit card, VISA, MasterCard and Discover.