MANDATORY MASK ORDER RESCINDED
All businesses now open at 100% capacity as of March 10, 2021
Corpus Christi Business News editors are reporting the latest on the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on the Corpus Christi area. We have also gathered the most pertinent information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in one place for easy access.
COVID-19 started as a local crisis in a province in China. It has since become a global pandemic with major implications for even the smallest town in America. As a popular vacation destination and the home of the Nation’s Energy Port, the Coastal Bend will feel the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
To help our Corpus Christi friends and neighbors stay safe and keep educated about the coronavirus and its impact on the area, the editors at Corpus Christi Business News created this guide, which will be updated regularly with the latest news and links to the most important COVID-19 information.HOW TO APPLY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT
APPLY ONLINE: ui.texasworkforce.org
APPLY BY PHONE: 800-939-6631HELP FOR SMALL BUSINESSESCODE BLUE
--A local coalition to help meet the needs of small businesses suffering from COVID-19 restrictions. CARES Act
--Paycheck Protection Loans
ready to go in Corpus Christi.
--U.S. Senator John Cornyn explains how CARES will help locally. HOW TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE
Symptoms for COVID-19, a cold, the flu, and allergies are similar but distinctive. Check this list for details
. CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL INFORMATIONHOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF
Know how the disease spreads.GET YOUR HOME READY
Plan before an outbreak happens in your community. Here are CDC recommendations for how to create a plan of action
, how to care for those at greatest risk
, and more.HOW TO KEEP THE WORKPLACE SAFE
CDC-recommended strategies to prevent workplace exposures to COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.WHAT DO YOU IF YOU ARE SICK
Call your doctor first. Corpus Christi established drive-through testing March 19 at the old Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital
at 2606 Hospital Blvd. You’ll also find out how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick.INFORMATION FROM TEXAS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Follow the latest statewide developments on this website, which also links to CDC resources. Prevention measures and the current state count of coronavirus cases can be found on this page.WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
For rolling updates on the global implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, visit the WHO website.EDITOR’S NOTE: If you think you have the coronavirus, please contact the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District at 361-826-7200, and a representative will give you instructions. Check the city’s webpage for more information.