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COVID-19

Posted on: March 25, 2020

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT LIFE DURING CORONA VIRUS:

Get unbiased advice and fact-only research with key resources. Obtaining the right information during a crisis is crucial. The following resources will help alleviate anxiety and fear:

One of the keys to surviving community crisis disaster is recognizing and using your friends and neighborhood network.  Remember, all those planning for family crisis rely on a friend/family/neighbor network as well.  

On the importance of having a viable network, emotional, physical and backup support during crisis.  

Surviving a Crisis

Most questions about Corona Virus 19 can be answered with simplicity at the Center for Disease and Prevention.   Information includes how to do personal planning for this disease, who is at higher risk, and even items such as what to do if you are pregnant or experienced a recent death in this crisis. Be sure to visit the “Preparing your home for COVID-19” section which covers how to manage work and personal planning checklists.  COVID Personal Planning

To stay abreast of MWISD school actions handed down, please visit the Mineral Wells ISD FAQ . You may also find the most up-to-date daily answers to questions on Mineral Wells ISD Facebook Group Page. (Search for @mwisdrams on Facebook or Messenger.) 

Assistance for senior health

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/03/seniors-elderly-coronavirus-isolation/

Assistance for child health

https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/helping-children-cope-with-changes-resulting-from-covid-19?ck_subscriber_id=342989428%c2%a0

I am financially affected by COVID:  What can I do?

The IRS  has rolled out their economic stimulus payment requirements.  The following resources explain guidelines and how to get into the portal for payment.

Protecting yourself financially from Covid, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

How to make sure you get your stimulus check from the IRS.  How-to Stimulus Check ,  IRS COVID Tax Relief

If your unemployment has been affected by COVID,  Unemployment Benefits

Investopedia explains irs payment portal

IRS explains how, when and where to qualify

Get My Payment Portal

Business Bailouts

I own a start-up or small business Small Business Benefits,  SBA Disaster Assistance, Texas Association of Business (The State Chamber), U.S. Chamber, Chamber of Commerce Small Business Checklist, Legislative Response, Impact for Covid

Benefits.org is a prime government resource  Corona Benefits  with a personal Benefit Finder

Information about Economic Impact Payments  irs.gov

How to apply for Cares Act Loans  CARES LOANS

Texas Neighborhood Services (Community Action Agency)   Texas Neighborhood Services

SCORE counselors are on hand to help with questions and answers.  They will also provide remote sessions, SCORE COUNSELORS REMOTE COUNSELING.

U.S. Dept of Agriculture has also exploded with support for rural communities with grants supplementation.  Check out the USDA Federal Rural Resource Guide.

There are ways we all can help during COVID. 

The Red Cross has issued a statement of urgency about the safety precautions and need to continue donating blood. 

 Red Cross Health Practices

Benefit on helping others

Where can I find statistics about known virus outbreak and death tolls?  

Texas Dept of Health Maps COVID, Global Corona Virus Statistics Map

Disclaimer:  The following resources are provided as trusted tools with no further claims about the health, medical or legal advice.  The City of Mineral Wells provides  these resources based on the authority of each agency, government and organizational role.


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