COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information & Resources
COVID-19 Information & Resources
The following links/information are provided as a resource for education & information about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
These sites are continually updated as new information is made available.
- CDC resource site
- Confirmed Cases in United States (CDC)
- Texas Department of State Health Services
- Tarrant County Public Health
- Tarrant County Commissioner's Court
- World Health Organization
- National Institute of Health
- Johns Hopkins University - tracking current COVID-19
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - effective products available
- Small Business Administration (SBA) assistance programs
Tarrant County Resources & Hotlines
This information is sourced from the Tarrant County COVIDS-19 Information page on their website. Any updates or changes to this list of resources will appear first on their website.
- Cook Children's Covid-19 information - Resource for parents.
- Baylor Scott & White Health Corona Virus Information - Baylor Scott & White Health has a screening questionnaire that can be taken online or through a mobile app. To install the app on your mobile device, simply text BETTER to 88408 to have it sent to your phone. NOTE: You have to sign up for a Baylor Scott & White Health account. (posted March 20, 2020)
- Tarrant County MHMR - For those dealing with mental issues during the COVID-19 pandemic, call the MHMR (My Health My Resources) ICare call center at 817-335-3022. For the hearing impaired use the TTY_TDD numbers at 817-569-4488. (posted March 20, 2020)
- JPS Health Network Coronavirus Helpline: 817-920-7000 (posted March 20, 2020)
- 2-1-1 Texas - For those in need of Community Resources call 211(posted March 21, 2020)
- Tarrant County Homeless Coalition - If you are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness call 817-996-8800 or click this link to fill out this online helpline form. (posted March 23, 2020)
- Texas Health Resources - COVID-19 Consumer Hotline 682-236-7601. Call the Texas Health Coronavirus Hotline 24 hours a day to speak with a nurse. (posted March 20, 2020)
Safety, Precautions & Prevention
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.