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Important Information About the COVID-19 Coronavirus

The COVID-19 Coronavirus continues to pose a major threat to the health and safety of Deep East Texans.  To date, the State of Texas estimates we have had more than 20,000 cases of COVID-19 in our 12-county region, resulting in more than 500 deaths.  By following recommended guidelines, we can prevent an even greater impact.   You can find the latest COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing information from the Department of State Health Services at the links shown below.


Click the link below to learn more about the COVID-19 Vaccine, including when, where and how you can get the vaccine.



Click the link below to learn more about the state's testing program, including dates and locations for testing in our region.


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Deadline to File for TSHL Election is Coming Up

February 26, 2021 is the deadline to file for election to the 19th Texas Silver-Haired Legislature (TSHL) for a two-year term.

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Rural LISC Offering Small Business Relief Grants

Small Business Owners in Deep East Texas can apply now for the next round of Rural Relief Small Business Grants.


The case for Broadband in Deep East Texas - A briefing on DETCOG's Broadband Initiative.

Winter 2020 RSVP Newsletter Now Available

DETCOG's Senior Corps Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) newsletter for winter 2020 is now available to be viewed online.


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