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):
https://www.who.int/
En Español: https://www.who.int/es/home

Advice for Public from the WHO: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public

Q&A from the WHO: https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses

VIDEOS FROM THE WHO:

How it all started: https://youtu.be/mOV1aBVYKGA

How to protect yourself: https://youtu.be/1APwq1df6Mw

COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for Systems, Science and Engineering (CSSE): https://www.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

FAQs from CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html

En Español: https://www.cdc.gov/spanish/

Texas Department of State Health Services:
https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/
En Español: https://www.dshs.texas.gov/Spanish.aspx

Texas Division of Emergency Management:
https://tdem.texas.gov/

City of Corpus Christi:
https://www.cctexas.com/coronavirus

Health and Human Services Commission:
https://tdem.texas.gov/

Texas Health and Human Services:
https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/coronavirus/tools.aspx
En Español: https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/Spanish.aspx

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Technical Guidance:
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/technical-guidance

FDA – Surgical Mask and Gown Conservation Strategies- Letter to Healthcare Providers:
https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/letters-health-care-providers/surgical-mask-and-gown-conservation-strategies-letter-healthcare-providers

CDC Fact Sheet- What you need to know about Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19):
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/need-to-know.html

CDC Fact Sheet – What to do if you are sick with Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19):
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/sick-with-2019-nCoV-fact-sheet.pdf

CDC: Steps to prevent illness:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/prevention.html