Fire Chief COVID-19 Test Negative

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Fire Chief Robert Rocha was tested today for COVID-19 after developing a fever yesterday. The test came back negative early this afternoon.

The 10 firefighters who were self-monitoring due to secondary exposure to Chief Rocha have been cleared to return to duty.

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.