County reacts to COVID-19 threat

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COVID-19 is “more contagious than the flu” -- Dr. Kristel Leubner, Burleson County Health Officer

CISD SUPERINTENDENT Andrew Peters is on a conference call with local officals discussing the COVID-19 threat and response.
As the spread of the COVID-19 virus warrants precautionary measures, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and federal government have recommended “social distancing” -- avoiding gatherings in groups of more than 10 people. As a result of the recommended social distancing, many large events such as the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) shut down operations early (see related story inside),…

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