COVID-19/ Coronavirus Resources

 

STATE

TEXAS GOVERNOR

Office: https://gov.texas.gov/

Latest press releases and executive orders: https://gov.texas.gov/news

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/

Phone: 2-1-1

TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY

https://tea.texas.gov/texas-schools/safe-and-healthy-schools/coronavirus-covid-19-support-and-guidance

Phone: 512-463-9734

TEXAS STUDENT MEALFINDER

https://schoolmealfinder.hoonuit.com/

TEXAS SECRETARY OF STATE

https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COVID-19 PRESS RELEASE

https://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/media-center/statewide-news/006-2020.html

TEXAS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COVID-19 RESOURCES

https://house.texas.gov/coronavirus/

TEXAS COMPTROLLER

https://comptroller.texas.gov/about/emergency/

TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION

https://twc.texas.gov/news/covid-19-resources-job-seekers

LOCAL

FORT BEND COUNTY

https://www.fortbendcountytx.gov/your-county/covid-19

FORT BEND ISD

https://www.fortbendisd.com/covid19

Grab and Go meals at no cost to anyone 18 and under, and to students with disabilities without regards to age, at 11 campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Meals will be served Monday-Friday.

List of participating campuses:

■ Travis High School (11111 Harlem Rd, Richmond, TX 77406)

■ Hodges Bend Middle School (16510 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77083)

■ Kempner High School (14777 Voss Rd, Sugar Land, TX 77498)

■ Sartartia Middle School (8125 Homeward Way, Sugar Land, TX 77479)

■ First Colony Middle School (3225 Austin Pkwy, Sugar Land, TX 77479)

■ Dulles High School (550 Dulles Ave, Sugar Land, TX 77478)

■ Missouri City Middle School (202 Martin Ln, Missouri City, TX 77489)

■ Elkins High School (7007 Knights Ct, Missouri City, TX 77459)

■ Ridge Point High School (500 Waters Lake Blvd, Missouri City, TX 77459)

■ McAuliffe Middle School (16650 S Post Oak Rd, Houston, TX 77053)

■ Hightower High School (3333 Hurricane Ln, Missouri City, TX 77459)

https://www.fortbendisd.com/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=4&ModuleInstanceID=12&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=153634&PageID=1

AT HOME LEARNING

FBISD is supporting at home learning for its students. Info at link below

https://www.fortbendisd.com/domain/17285

FORT BEND COUNTY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

https://www.fbchealth.org/ncov/

Phone: 281-633-7795; Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat-Sun 10am-2pm

 

FREE DISINFECTING SOLUTION DISTRIBUTION

Who: Fort Bend County Residents

Where: 1521 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond

When: Everyday from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.- depending on supply/demand

What to bring: Valid TX driver’s license or ID and to help expedite the process please fill out the waiver, print out and bring with you. (https://www.sugarlandtx.gov/DocumentCenter/View/23855/FBSO_Disinfectant_Waiver?bidId=

If you’re inquiring about delivery to elderly/disabled residents please email name, TDL, address and phone number to yana@fortbendcountytx.gov

 

*To clarify this product IS NOT hand sanitizer. The disinfectant is to be used on surface areas only.

ENABLE FORT BEND – DISASTER EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE REGISTRY

A service by Fort Bend County Health & Human Services that aims to identify people with functional and medical needs that may require assistance during an emergency. Register if you:

■ Have a physical or mental disability

■ Need assistance with daily medical care

■ Need electricity for your medical care or equipment

■ Use medical equipment at home

■ Are elderly and need extra assistance

■ Have any other condition that you feel may need extra help in an emergency

To register, visit: http://www.enablefortbend.com/Registration 

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CITY OF SUGAR LAND

https://www.sugarlandtx.gov/1905/2019-Novel-Coronavirus-COVID-19-Informat 

 

SUGAR LAND CHURCHES OFFERING ONLINE WORSHIP SERVICES

■ Christ Church Sugar Land: https://www.christchurchsl.org/livestream 

■ St. Laurence Catholic Church: https://stlaurence.org/ 

■ Sugar Creek Church: https://sugarcreek.churchonline.org/ 

■ Sugar Land Bible Church: https://slbc.org/media/watch-live/ 

■ Sugar Land Family Church: https://live.slfc.co/ 

■ Sugar Land Methodist Church: https://www.sugarlandmethodist.org/worshiplive 

 

SUGAR LAND LOCAL RESTAURANT CARRY-OUT AND DELIVERY OPTIONS

https://www.visitsugarlandtx.com/explore/carryout-and-delivery-options/ 

 

CITY OF KATY

https://www.cityofkaty.com/government/city-departments/fire-department/office-of-emergency-management/coronavirus-disease 

 

CITY OF ROSENBERG

https://rosenbergtx.gov/covid-19/ 

 

CITY OF FULSHEAR

http://www.fulsheartexas.gov/alert_detail.php 

 

MISSOURI CITY

https://www.missouricitytx.gov/AlertCenter.aspx 

GROCERY STORES WITH SPECIAL HOURS FOR HIGH RISK POPULATIONS

https://www.fbchealth.org/grocery-hours-for-those-at-higher-risk-of-covid-19/ 

■ Food Town - applies to all locations until ordered by corporate office, 7 a.m.-8 a.m.

■ Fiesta - applies to all Fiesta locations,  7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

■ HEB -  no citizen hours but have home delivery options.

 

“H-E-B, in partnership with Favor Delivery, will launch a simple, low-cost solution that gives seniors access to their very own personal shopper by phone, allowing them to get essential food and supplies delivered to them, while remaining in the comfort and safety of their home. Beginning on Friday, March 20, seniors across Texas, age 60 and older, will be able to place orders with Favor using a curated list of products available from H-E-B.

“We heard from our customers loud and clear, and we’re ready to offer one of the safest, healthiest solutions in the marketplace dedicated to seniors who are worried about going out in public,” said Martin Otto, H-E-B chief operating officer. “Together with Favor, H-E-B is committed to helping Texans get the products they need while slowing the spread of coronavirus in our communities.” https://newsroom.heb.com/h-e-b-launches-community-care-efforts-across-the-state-to-assist-our-most-vulnerable-neighbors/

 

■ Wal-Mart - 6:00 a.m-7:00 a.m., applies to all Wal-Mart Stores

■ Target - every location until ordered by corporate, first shopping hour on Wednesdays.

■ Randalls - 1890 FM 359 Rd, Richmond, TX 77406, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. available to Senior Citizens. While solely designated it is highly recommended that the general public do not stop by those hours to allow for the Senior Citizens BUT public is able to stop by.

■ Whole Foods Market - Those over 60 years old and can start shopping at 7:00am.

SMALL BUSINESS

CARES Act 

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses.

  • The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship has also created a comprehensive CARES Act guide that can be downloaded here.

 

UNITED STATES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Guide to SBA disaster loans: https://www.uschamber.com/co/run/business-financing/sba-disaster-assistance-loans-guide

UNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COVID-19 RESOURCES

https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

OTHER

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Phone: 41-22-791-2111

CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Phone: 800-232-4636

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

https://www.dol.gov/coronavirus

Telephone: 1-866-487-2365

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

https://www.ed.gov/coronavirus

Telephone: 1-800-872-5327

CENTER FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES RESEARCH AND POLICY

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/infectious-disease-topics/covid-19

Phone: 612-626-6770

CONSUMER REPORTS CORONAVIRUS RESOURCE HUB

https://www.consumerreports.org/coronavirus/coronavirus-covid-19-updates/

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