COVID-19 Information

With the spread of the COVID-19 and any virus, there are basic precautions to prevent getting sick. Remember to stay calm and follow the steps provided. Please continue to check back with us as updates continue to develop.

If you are in need of baby formula and/or food, click on the link for Siempre store locations and hours. WIC products are available for members in both the Nueces and Hidalgo service area.

If you need assistance finding food, paying housing bills, or other essential services, CLICK HERE to find your local 2-1-1.

Dr. Mary Dale Peterson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Driscoll Health System presents up to date information on COVID-19.

Below are additional resources to reach out to if you have any questions:

Disaster Distress Helpline. SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Help line is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to COVID-19. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories.

To connect with a trained crisis counselor:

  • Call 800-985-5990, for Spanish press option #2
  • Text Talk With Us to 66746

World Health Organization (WHO):
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Advice for Public from the WHO:

Q&A from the WHO:


How it all started:

How to protect yourself:

COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for Systems, Science and Engineering (CSSE):

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

FAQs from CDC:

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Texas Department of State Health Services:
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Texas Division of Emergency Management:

City of Corpus Christi:

Health and Human Services Commission:

Texas Health and Human Services:
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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Technical Guidance:

FDA – Surgical Mask and Gown Conservation Strategies- Letter to Healthcare Providers:

CDC Fact Sheet- What you need to know about Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19):

CDC Fact Sheet – What to do if you are sick with Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19):

CDC: Steps to prevent illness: