Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The City of Longview is working with the Gregg County Health Department and Northeast Texas Public Health District to monitor the potential spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). These pages provide useful tips, information, and updates regarding Coronavirus and its impact on Longview and East Texas.

Gregg County Case Count (including Longview) - As of Thursday, March 26, 2020 

Total Tests: 100 = Positive: 4, Negative: 59, Pending: 37

City of Longview Case Count (Gregg and Harrison County) - As of Thursday, March 26, 2020 

Total Tests: 76 = Positive: 4, Negative: 43, Pending: 29

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City of Longview Cancellations

The City of Longview has chosen canceled all programs, events, and rentals at City facilities and parks as well as upcoming City-hosted events due to the threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19) until further notice.  Additionally, city facilities have moved to limited public access.  Some are closed except by appointment and others are fully closed to the public.  See Full List of City Cancellations

Other Cancellations in Longview

The City of Longview is encouraging area organizations to reschedule community events that are expected to draw large crowds; however, the decision to cancel or reschedule an event lies with the organizer. For information about cancellations of community events or services in Longview, please contact the event organizers.   See Full List of Other Cancellations

Tips for Prevention

Personal actions by individuals are important to keeping themselves, their families, coworkers and our community healthy. Please remember the following good health habits:

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Always wash your hands after you have used the bathroom and before eating.
  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap is not available. 
  • Keep your hands away from your eyes, nose and mouth. These are the primary entrance points for COVID-19 infection.
  • More Tips for Prevention