TJJD updates COVID at Ron Jackson, other facilities

Staff Writer
Brownwood Bulletin
Brownwood Bulletin

AUSTIN — The Texas Juvenile Justice Department provided the following updates Tuesday related toCOVID-19:

• 8 youth at the Ron Jackson State Juvenile Correctional Complex, in Brownwood, testedpositive for COVID-19 over the weekend. The results were from the campus-wide testing.

• 3 staff members and 8 Youth Development Coaches tested positive.

• 10 youth at the McLennan County State Juvenile Correctional Facility, in Mart, tested positive.

• 1 youth from the Giddings State School tested positive.

• 3 staff members and 3 Youth Development Coaches at the McLennan County State Juvenile Facility tested positive.

• 1 Youth Development Coach at the Giddings State School tested positive.

• 1 Youth Development Coach at the Evins Regional Juvenile Center tested positive.

Since the start of the pandemic, 152 staff members at the agency’s secure facilities have tested positive for COVID-19:

Ron Jackson State Juvenile Correctional Complex: 36

Evins Regional Juvenile Center: 51

Gainesville State School: 8

Giddings State School: 37

McLennan County State Juvenile Correctional Facility: 20

Since the start of the pandemic, 163 youth at the agency’s secure facilities have tested positive forCOVID-19:

Ron Jackson State Juvenile Correctional Complex: 10

Evins Regional Juvenile Center: 24

Gainesville State School: 13

Giddings State School: 75

McLennan County State Juvenile Correctional Facility: 41