Fire Chief to be Tested for COVID-19

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Fire Chief Robert Rocha will be tested for COVID-19 out of an abundance of caution after developing a fever earlier today.

Ten firefighters will be self-monitoring due to potential exposure from Chief Rocha. Once test results are received, a determination will be made regarding next steps.

The City of Corpus Christi is committed to ensuring the safety of first responders and will take necessary action to protect personnel, their families, and the community.