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COVID-19 Resources for Individuals, Families & Businesses

Updated March 27, 2020

Health Resources & Services

What to do if you are sick? Symptoms, telehealth options, and services for the uninsured

Austin Public Health’s COVID-19 resources
FAQs for individuals and families
Information for healthcare providers 
Travis County COVID-19 information  

State of Texas  
Texas Department of State Health Services 

National & Worldwide  
Center for Disease Control and Prevention fact page 
World Health Organization (WHO) updates  

All Residents

Use United Way’s ConnectATX to find emergency food and child care for essential workers.

Looking for a job? Visit Workforce Solutions Capital Area Jobs page for open positions with employers hiring now!

Full list of the City of Austin’s community resources & available services during COVID-19 including utility services, childcare assistance, and eviction protection

Nate Paul Initiative’s donation & delivery of preventative supply packages

Tips and resources for working remotely from Movability

Small Businesses & Restaurants

Austin Chamber Resources for Businesses
City of Austin small business preparedness 
City of Austin small business resources

Workforce Solutions Capital Area 
Appointments are now available for individuals seeking employment and employers needing support. Call ahead to schedule. Click here for more info.

Texas Workforce Commission Mass Claims
TWC has developed a webpage with resources and information on actions taken by the commission in response to COVID-19.

U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan
Small businesses, private non-profits, homeowners, and renters can apply for emergency, low-interest bridge loans from the SBA. Click here for more information.

The Economic Development Department is waiving the charge for its online Small Business Classes. Browse all available online classes through the Economic Development Department’s website.

Resources for the Arts & Artists 

Provided by Art Alliance Austin

Americans for the Arts
Webinars, articles & more

Austin Creative Alliance: Emergency Fund

City of Austin FAQs

Eventbrite: SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

Call for Submissions: Share Short Videos of Your Texas Art Exhibitions on Glasstire

National Coalition for Arts Preparedness and Emergency Response (NCAPER)

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