Current Situation: 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak / Situación actual: El brote del nuevo coronavirus 2019

A new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was recently detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and is causing an outbreak of respiratory illness. The 2019-nCoV outbreak began in December 2019, and Chinese health officials have reported thousands of 2019‑nCoV infections in China, including some that resulted in death. Many other countries have identified cases of 2019-nCoV infection including the United States.

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in monitoring the developing outbreak. See the CDC website for the latest developments on 2019-nCoV, including current case counts: 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (CDC)


Un nuevo tipo de coronavirus (denominado 2019-nCoV) ha sido identificado recientemente en la ciudad de Wuhan, provincia de Hubei, en China, como el causante de un brote de enfermedades respiratorias. El brote de 2019-nCoV comenzó en diciembre de 2019, y las autoridades de salud en China informaron de cientos de casos de infección por 2019-nCoV ocurridos en ese país, y varios de esos casos fallecieron. Otros casos de infección por 2019-nCoV han sido identificados en otros países, incluido Estados Unidos.

El Departamento Estatal de Servicios de Salud de Texas (DSHS) trabaja en estrecha colaboración con los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) para monitorear la evolución del brote. Consulte la página web de los CDC para conocer las últimas noticias sobre el 2019-nCoV, incluido el recuento actualizado del número de casos: EL NUEVO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (CDC)

Coronavirus Alert / Alerta de Coronavirus                                              Symptoms* of Novel Coronavirus / Los síntomas de infeccíon por 2019-nCoV

Small Town Charm, Texas-Sized Pride

Nestled between the sparkling Texas Riviera to the east and the rugged Brush Country to the west, Kingsville is where modern industry meets the history of the Old West. A centennial city, Kingsville is steeped in tradition and rooted firmly in the unique legacy of South Texas. Founded by Henrietta M. King and named after Captain Richard King, Kingsville is surrounded by acres of flourishing wildlife and natural beauty and is home to several of South Texas’ most famous institutions such as the King Ranch, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, the National Natural Toxins Research Center, Coastal Bend College and Naval Air Station Kingsville.

Like many great cities, Kingsville has undergone many changes since its inception, but a new age is dawning that will solidify its reputation as the leading center of ranching, trade, industry and technology.  Our strong educational system, a growing economy and a small town atmosphere makes Kingsville the ideal place to raise your family.