COVID-19 Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of everyone.  The links on this page provide important information to help you cope with the effects of COVID19, and recover from it.  Check back often, as we update this page daily.

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COVID-19 resources for local governments includng funding, planning and warnings about Coronavirus scams.

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Resources for health, food, unemployment, childcare and more for the general public amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A variety of COVID-19 resources useful for businesses, such as  lending and government contracting.

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Further information  about the pandemic and how to respond for local communities, nonprofits and churches.

Deep East Texas

Reported COVID-19 Cases

Updated 2 p.m., June 4, 2020

Number of recoveries may be higher. DSHS is responsible for tracking patients.  The number of reported recoveries is based on information available to the local jurisdictions.

*May not reside on the Reservation.

**Number does not include 52 cases reported at Eastham Prison Unit.

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Latest COVID-19 Updates

  • June 3, 2020 - Gov. Abbott announces the third phase of reopening Texas. As of now, businesses that opened at 25% capacity may open at 50% capacity. Further openings are set in the coming weeks. For ore information, visit the Governor's website.

  • May 19, 2020 - DETCOG's COVID-19 resource page now has a line graph that shows the total amount of cases over time in the DETCOG region. It can be found at the bottom of this page.

  • May 14, 2020 - A new resource has been added on the page for families, from Connected Nation. This new page seeks to help those with students help without wifi options find help in providing their student with access to digital learning tools as the COVID-19 pandemic persists. More can be learned at Connected Nation's website.

  • May 11, 2020 - DETCOG's graph oh COVID-19 cases has been updated to reflect that it is divided by jurisdiction as opposed to county. Additionally, the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe's cases have been uploaded as well, and will be updated in the future.

Direct links to sources of COVID-19 DETCOG updates and news may be found on the individual resource pages above.

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Deep East Texas Positive Cases Over Time

Updated June 3, 2020

Numbers based on latest Texas DSHS updates.  Reflects total cases, not active cases.  

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