COVID-19 RESOURCES

COVID-19 Testing

 

Call your healthcare provider if you are experiencing fever, cough or shortness of breath and have recently traveled from an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19 or have been in close contact with someone known to have COVID-19. It is important that you call first so they can evaluate your risk and determine if they need to see you in person so that other patients are not potentially put at risk.

There are also a number of urgent cares, emergency rooms, etc. that are testing. It is important that you call first so they can evaluate your risk and determine if they need to see you in person so that other patients are not potentially put at risk.

 

Texas COVID-19 Testing Site Map

 

Texas Case Count Dashboard

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

Browse this site for what to do if you're sicktesting informationsymptoms, and prevention tips to help DSHS share facts.

Housing Concerns

The Texas Supreme Court has halted all evictions until late April. Until then, a tenant in Texas CANNOT be evicted.

Rent/Housing Assistance

Childcare for Essential Workers

 

Frontline Child Care

Food Assistance and Pantries

 

TEA Meal Finder

 

Central Texas Food Bank

 

The Pantry & More Inc.

2345 Hwy 67

Stephenville, TX 76401

(254) 968-0115

 

Comanche County Food Pantry

402 Cimarron Trl
Comanche, TX 76442

 

Open Arms Mission Food Pantry

800 E. Central Avenue
Comanche, TX 76442

325-647-2331

 

Goldthwaite Evangelism Center

906 4th St

Goldthwaite, TX 76844

325-451-0953

 

Gatesville Care Center

105 N. 7th. St.

Gatesville, TX 76528

254-865-6736

 

Gatesville Care Center

105 N. 7th. St.

Gatesville, TX 76528

254-865-6736

 

Baptist Benevolence

300 W. Ave B

Copperas Cove, TX - 76522

(254) 542-6780

 

Holy Family SVDP

1001 Georgetown Rd.

Copperas Cove, TX - 76522

(254) 547-3735

 

My Brothers House - Society of St Vincent DePaul
107 Lyons Street

Copperas Cove, TX - 76522

(254) 547-5207

 

Church of Christ

306 West Avenue E

Copperas Cove, TX - 76522

254-547-3509

                 

Work and Unemployment Assistance

 

Texas Workforce Commission, COVID-19

The TexasWorkforce has compiled all resources available to employers and job seekers on COVID-19 related resource pages.

 

Job Search Sites:

Indeed.com

Simply Hired

WorkInTexas

Current Texas Companies that are hiring:

 

7-Eleven

Aldi

Amazon

Costco

CVSHealth

Dollar General

Dollar Tree

Family Dollar

Instacart

Target

Walgreens

Walmart

Kroger

Tom Thumb/Albertsons

Costco

Sam’s Club

Postmates

UberEats

DoorDash

Favor

FedEx

Grubhub

Pizza Hut

Domino’s

Papa John’s

McDonald’s

AHI Facility Services, Inc.

BrightSpring Health Services

Frito Lay

Keurig Dr Pepper

PepsiCo

 

Unemployment compensation is provided by Texas.

The Federal Government through the CARES Act will provide an additional $600/week in unemployment subsidies. Unemployment insurance has been lengthened from 26 weeks to 39 weeks.

 

Small Business Assistance

Paycheck Protection Program

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance

Full List of SBA Resources for Small Business Owners

 

Phone and Internet Providers

 

Xfinity

Comcast has opened free Xfinity wifi hotspots nationwide during this national emergency for the next 60 days. Anyone, not just Comcast customers, will be able to access the Internet via these hotspots. 

Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots, and then launch a browser. See HotSpot Locations

 

AT&T

For the next 60 days, AT&T will not terminate service for any wireless, home phone, or broadband residential or small bus customer due to the inability to pay.

 

They will also do the following:

  • Waive late payment fees.

  • Keep their public Wi-Fi hotspots open for anyone who needs them.

The service will also be offering unlimited internet data and offer internet access for limited-income households at $10 a month through the Access from AT&T program.

For more details, click HERE.

 

Verizon

The company will not terminate service to any residential or small business customers because of their inability to pay bills due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus.

  • Waiving late fees for those impacted by COVID-19

  • Tripling data allowance for Verizon Innovative Learning schools

For more information, click HERE.

 

Sprint

Sprint has joined the Keep Americans Connected Pledge and is opening up its network to their customers and:

  • Won’t terminate service if customers are unable to pay due to coronavirus issues

  • Waive late fees caused by economic disturbances related to the coronavirus pandemic

  • By 3/17: Customers with international long-distance plans will get complimentary international calling rates from the U.S. to countries defined by the CDC as Level 3.

  • By 3/19: Customers with metered data plans will have unlimited data per month for 60 days at no extra cost

  • Customers will get an extra 20GB of mobile hotspot data per month for 60 days.

Coming soon: Customers with mobile hotspot-capable handsets without a hotspot will get 20GB per month for 60 days at no extra cost.

For more information, click HERE.

 

T-Mobile

The wireless provider already has a majority of customers with unlimited talk, text, and data, but they’re doubling down on their effort to keep their customers connected.

  • All current T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile customers who have data plans will have unlimited smartphone data, excluding roaming.

  • T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile customers will get an additional 20GB of mobile hotspots/tethering service for the next 60 days. The company says this feature will be coming soon.

  • Work with Lifeline partners to get customers extra free data up to 5GB per month over the next two months

  • Increase data allowance for free to schools and students for the next 60 days, which means at least 20GB of data per month for each participant

 

School Resources

 

  • Governor Abbott announced the cancellation of all STAAR assessments.

  • The College Board has cancelled the March 28 and May 2 SAT tests.

  • The ACT has rescheduled the April 4 ACT to June 13.

 

All schools in Texas will be closed for the remainder of the 2020 school year.

 

School Closure Survival Guide

 

Bluff Dale ISD

254-728-3277

 

Brady ISD

325-597-2301

 

Cherokee ISD

325-622-4298

 

Comanche ISD

325-356-2727

 

Copperas Cove ISD

254-547-1227

 

De Leon ISD

254-893-8210

 

Dublin ISD

254-445-3341

 

Evant ISD

254-471-5536

 

Gatesville ISD

254-865-7251

 

Glen Rose ISD

254-898-4000

 

Goldwaithe Cons ISD

325-648-3531

 

Gustine ISD

325-667-7303

 

Hamilton ISD

254-386-3149

 

Hico ISD

254-796-2182

 

Huckabay ISD

254-968-5274

 

Jonesboro ISD

254-463-2111

 

Lingleville ISD

254-968-2596

 

Lohn ISD

325-344-5749

 

Morgan ISD

254-635-2311

 

Mullin ISD

855-467-0030

 

Oglesby ISD

254-456-2271

 

Priddy ISD

325-966-3323

 

Richland Springs ISD

325-452-3427

 

San Saba ISD

325-372-3771

 

Sidney ISD

254-842-5500

 

Stephenville ISD

254-968-7990

 

Three Way ISD

254-965-6496

City and County Resources

Coryell

254-865-5911

 

Erath

254-965-1452

 

Hamilton

254-386-1200

 

McCulloch

325-597-0733

 

Mills

325-648-2711

 

San Saba

325-372-5144

 

Somervell

Comanche

325-356-2616

 

Copperas Cove

254-547-4221

 

Gatesville

254-865-8951

Stephenville

254-918-1220

 

Hamilton

254-386-8116

 

Brady

325-597-2152

 

San Saba

325-372-5144

 

Glen Rose

254-897-2272

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