COVID-19 Resources in TX-31

With our country facing a pandemic and many folks wondering what the next day brings, it is now more important than ever for folks to know where and how to get the help and information they need.

 

As a family practice doctor, it has been my duty to inform and care for my patients for 30 years. As a Congresswoman I will continue working for all Central Texans when elected.

 

Read Dr. Christine Eady Mann's healthcare platform with updated COVID-19 information.

 

Below is a growing list of resources for TX-31 residents in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

If you would like to apply for a mail ballot in Texas, you can find the application online here. Information on where to mail you ballot can also be found on the Secretary of State website here.

Government action

Bell, Williamson, and Travis Counties have issued Shelter in Place orders effective March 23 11:59 PM and March 24 11:59 PM respectively 

State of Texas

 

  • Declared State of Emergency

  • Waived 10 day investigation period for unemployment benefits

  • Waived vehicle registration, titling, and parking placard regulations in TX

  • Waived STARR testing for school children

  • Schools closed until May 4, 2020

  • Activated (not deployed) the Texas National Guard

  • Called on local governments to postpone May 2nd elections (no decisions yet)

  • Postponed May 26th Primary Runoff elections until July 14

  • Restaurants closing dine-in areas, only delivery and takeout

  • Alcohol to-go with food purchase

Williamson County

 

  • Disaster Declaration extended indefinitely

  • Prohibit gatherings of 10 or more (concerts, weddings, funeral, fundraisers, etc)

  • Restaurants closing dine-in areas, only delivery and takeout

  • Alcohol to-go with food purchase

  • Shelter in Place beginning March 24 11:59 PM

More Information 

Bell County

 

  • Disaster Declaration declared

  • Restaurants closing dine-in area, only delivery and takeout

  • Alcohol to-go with food purchase

  • Shelter in Place beginning March 23 11:59 PM


More Information 

What to Do

Self Isolation

 

Helps keep you and others safe by preventing you getting sick or spreading the virus to others

Avoid Crowds

Gatherings over 10 people have been prohibited across the state

Don't Hoard Supplies

 

These practices only hurt others. Buy what you need and leave some for the rest.

Severe Symptoms?

 

Seek medical attention only if you have severe symptoms or a medical emergency. Currently there is a mass shortage of COVID-19 tests, available hospital beds, and PPE or personal protection equipment for healthcare professionals.

Shop Locally

 

Remember to support local businesses; while larger stores are low on stock, you may find items at local stores like La Plaza Market in Georgetown, the Jarrell Supermarket, Killeen Nutritional Center, or order curbside from a local restaurant.

Health services & drive-thru testing locations

dr. christine eady mann on youtube

Follow Dr. Christine Eady Mann's YouTube Channel for videos with information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and steps you can take to flatten the curve.

Free Meals for Kids

Schools across the state are closed until May 4th. Many local ISDs are supplying free breakfast/lunch for children, follow the links below to find up-to date information on when and where meals are being handed out (laws require children must be present in the vehicle).

 

Find additional locations across Texas.

Universities

TX-31 is home to many institutions of higher learning, all of which are working to protect students and staff. 

University Mary-Hardin Baylor - closed through Apr 6; online classes

A&M - Central Texas - online classes

Temple College - online classes  

Baylor University - online classes remainder of semester 

Central Texas College - online classes remainder of semester 

UT Austin - online classes remainder of semester

Texas State Technical College - closed through April 14th

Austin Community College - online classes remainder of semester

Southwestern University - online classes remainder of semester

personal resources

Helps families buy food for good health

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children

Home-delivered and congregate meal programs for seniors and adults with disabilities in Texas

WiFi Access (Free)

Williamson County Hotline

512-943-1600

A non-emergency hotline to answer all your COVID-19 questions and concerns

World Health Organization official website

You may qualify for

if your job has been negatively impacted by COVID-19

Contact

PO BOX 1969

LIBERTY HILL, TX 78642

contact@christine4congress.com

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