COVID-19 Resources

Federal, state  and local government entities and nonprofits are working together to control the spread of the coronavirus and to support the businesses and individuals impacted by the virus and/or the protective measures being taken. 

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North Texas Small Business Development Centers (SBDC Client Intake Form)

State COVID-19 Resources for Business

Office of the Governor:

Visit their website for a comprehensive list of resources and important COVID-19 updates.

Texas Workforce Commission (TWC):

Visit their website for resources available to  employers and job seekers impacted by the COVID-19.

Resources for Employers

  • The Commissioner for Employers’ legal team is available Monday through Friday (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) to answer employment law questions. Please contact them at 800-832-9394 or
  • Shared Work Program

Resources for Job Seekers

  • If an individual’s employment has been affected by COVID-19 they may apply for benefits either online by using the Unemployment Benefits Services (UBS) or by calling TWC at 800.939.6631 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday – Friday. UBS can be accessed at any time. For additional information, visit TWC’s website.

Texas Department of Insurance (TDI):

Visit their website for an overview of insurance-related questions related to COVID-19.

Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA):

Visit their website for an overview of information related to school meals, consumer protection, rural hospitals, weights and measures and licensing.

National COVID-19 Resources