Be Informed

Covid-19 Testing

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Social Distancing

On March 31, Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered Texans to minimize social gatherings and minimize in-person contact with people who are not in the same household, except for obtaining or providing essential services, through April 30.  For more details, including a definition of essential services: 

LINK

 

Residents of Collin County ordered to stay at home, except for essential activities 

LINK

 

Essential Businesses 

For a list of what are considered essential businesses:

LINK

 

McKinney, TX residents ordered to shelter-in-place 

On March 25, McKinney Mayor George Fuller issued an order requiring citizens of McKinney to shelter-in-placeAll residents have been asked to stay home and all but essential businesses are to be closed 

LINK

 

The City of McKinney has established a COVID – 19 hotline, available M-F8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Hotline:  972-547-9000

E-mail: [email protected]

 

Anna, TX   Information at LINK  

Email: [email protected]

 

Melissa, TX   Information at LINK 

 

Princeton, TX   

Shelter-in-place through April 30  LINK 1  LINK 2 

 

Prosper, TX Information at LINK 


Residents may also call Collin County Health Care Services at 972-548-5500 for health-related questions. 

Where To Get Tested

Finding a physician 

If you need help finding doctors in your area who provide low or no-cost screening, please call 2-1-1.  

LINK 

 

COVID -19 Testing 

Medical City Healthcare will provide COVID-19 testing for hospital patients only beginning at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. 

There are currently two community drive-thru testing sites in the North Texas area open. 

  • Parking Lot E at the American Airlines Center 
    2500 Victory Boulevard in Dallas 
  • Ellis Davis Field House 
    9191 South Polk Street in Dallas 

LINK 

 

Public and federal labs continue to prioritize testing Texans who meet the following criteria: 

  • High-risk patients 
  • Hospital patients with COVID-19 symptoms 
  • Health care workers who’ve been in close contact with someone who’s tested positive for the new coronavirus 
  • Patients with recent travel history in areas that have been affected by the disease 

 

For more details on where to get tested: 

LINK 1  LINK 2  LINK 3

Grocery Stores Updated Hours (4/2/2020)

 

Financial Help

Most evictions are halted across the state until at least April 20, but if you need assistance, the Renter Resources site has more information:

LINK

Help for Small Businesses

The Economic Injury Disaster Loan is available for small businesses to apply. Click here for information on how to apply.

LINK

Unemployment Insurance

The CARES Act will expand unemployment insurance for those who qualify. Recipients will receive an extra $600 above unemployment per week.

To qualify, Americans must be unable to work because they are diagnosed with the virus, are experiencing symptoms, are seeking a diagnosis, are caring for a family member with the virus, must care for a child who is out of school because of cancellations caused by the virus, are unable to get to work due to the virus, have been advised by a health care provider to self-quarantine, must become the household breadwinner because the primary income earner died of COVID-19, lost their job due to COVID-19-related closures or had to quit their job as a direct result of COVID-19.

Filing for Unemployment

For information on how to file for unemployment as a result of COVID, or other circumstances, visit Texas Workforce Commission

LINK

Tele-Center phone number:

800-939-6631

Automated Tele-Serv phone number:

800-558-8321

Local Service Agencies

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