COVID-19 Resources

GOVERNOR ABBOTT'S REPORT TO OPEN TEXAS

Find the latest information on Governor Abbott’s plan to Open Texas here.

If You Are Sick

Prevention Tips

Collin County Public Health

Texas Department of State Health Services

April 6, 2020 Tele-Town Hall with Commissioner John Hellerstedt, M.D.

SCHOOL EXTENSIONS

On April 17th, Governor Abbott announced that all schools will remain closed to in-person classroom attendance through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

MEAL SERVICES FOR STUDENTS

The school districts in North Texas have stepped up from day one to make sure that all students have access to FREE breakfast and lunch every day. To find updated information for your school district please click on the links below.

SPECIAL SHOPPING HOURS FOR THE ELDERLY

Many grocery stores around Texas are implementing specific shopping times for the elderly, pregnant women and people who are immunocompromised. To learn more, click on the stores below.

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters. To apply please visit: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance

The CARES Act provided almost $350 billion for a small business loan program called the Paycheck Protection Program. Small businesses can start applying for loans that can be used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest, or utilities. These loan amounts will be forgiven as long as the loan proceeds are used to cover the costs listed above over the eight-week period after the loan is made. For more information, please visit the Small Business Administration site here.

Paycheck Protection Program FAQ’s

Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

Please visit the Texas Workforce Commission website by clicking here or call 800-939-6631 for assistance in applying for unemployment benefits. As always, please reach out to our office if we can assist you in any way. 972-908-3358

FEDERAL TAX FILING DEADLINE EXTENDED

In an effort to provide relief for Americans during the Coronavirus outbreak, the income tax filing deadline has been moved from April 15 to July 15. For more information please click here.

ECONOMIC IMPACT PAYMENTS

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced that the distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. To learn more please visit: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/economic-impact-payments-what-you-need-to-know