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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Texas DSHS – COVID-19 Updates

The Texas Department of State Health Services is tracking cases of the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. DSHS will update the state case count each day by noon Central Time. Numbers are current as of 8 p.m. the day before reporting.

TEA – MealFinder

Normally TXschools.gov is used to find school performance information. In the wake of coronavirus, you can use this website to find free school meal pick-up locations near you.

SBA – Economic Injury Disaster Loans Online Application & Eligibility Information

Texas has been declared a disaster area. You may be eligible for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) if you have suffered substantial economic injury. Find eligibility information and the online application here.

HHS – Your Texas Benefits

Texans are encouraged to apply for benefits online at this time to protect public health and safety. Learn more about Your Texas Benefits, and apply online.

Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area – Jobs Available Now

Rural Capital Area Employers are offering immediate job openings throughout their nine county region. Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area is connecting Skilled Texans with Great Texas Employers.

NFIB – Small Business Resources

NFIB has compiled up-to-date resources to help small businesses during the coronavirus crisis.

IRS – Tax Filing Deadline

In an effort to provide relief for Americans during the Coronavirus outbreak, the income tax filing deadline has been pushed back. Tax Day has been moved from April 15th, 2020 to July 15th, 2020.

During this extension no interest or penalties will be charged for filing. Individuals expecting refunds or credits may claim now to get their money sooner. 

CDC – Prevention Tips

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has outlined How to Protect Yourself from COVID-19. Learn how it spreads and the steps to take to protect yourself and others.

CDC – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Symptoms

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has resources to learn what the symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) are, and they provide a Coronavirus Self-Checker along with informative videos.