COVID19 CORONAVIRUS Pandemic Prevention and Impact Resources

Working together, we will get through the COVID 19 Pandemic. We are continually adding information to this page with helpful sources.

July 2 and Continuing:  State of Texas, Governor Greg Abbott’s Proclamation on Mandatory Face Coverings

August 4:  Dallas County Supplemental Order on Continuing Requirements After Expiration of Stay Home, Stay Safe
Effective June 19, 2020, continued on August 4, all commercial entities in Dallas County providing goods or services directly to the public must develop and implement a health and safety policy. The Health and Safety Policy must require, at a minimum, that all employees or visitors to the commercial entity’s business premises or other facilities wear face coverings.  Effective as of 11:59 p.m. on  August 4, 2020, and continuing concurrently with State of Texas and Governor Greg Abbott’s mandate.

May 20:  Dallas County Supplemental Order

MAY 11:  DALLAS COUNTY COLOR-CODED SYSTEM ON PUBLIC ACTIVITY DURING PANDEMIC

Dallas County has created a new color system to help people determine when it is safe to resume certain activities. This is updated daily based on the data they have collected   To see the system, click here.

RELIEF RESOURCES FOR INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES

FOOD PANTRY AND OTHER RESOURCES  – October 2020

CITY OF DALLAS’ CARES ACT CORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUND (CRF) Short Term Rental Assistance Program

CITY OF DALLAS OFFICE OF COMMUNITY CARE

DALLAS COUNTY EMERGENCY HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 

STARTING MAY 4: City of Dallas Rental and Mortgage Assistance COVID 19 SBandHousingOverview City of Dallas

City of Dallas – FAQ Rent and Mortgage Program Covid 19 English

City of Dallas – FAQ Rent and Mortgage Program Covid 19_Burmese

City of Dallas – FAQ Rent and Mortgage Program Covid 19_Farsi

City of Dallas – FAQ Rent and Mortgage Program Covid 19_Kirundi

City of Dallas – FAQ Rent+Mortgage Covid 19 Spanish

CITY OF DALLAS Rental Assistance Program and Small Business Continuity Fund Memo_042920

CITY OF DALLAS RentalMortgageAssistance – Checklist ENG

CITY OF DALLAS RentalMortgageAssistance – Checklist_SPANISH

CITY OF DALLAS MORTGAGE RENTAL ASSISTANCE

CITY OF DALLAS MORTGAGE RENTAL ASSISTANCE SPANISH

CITY OF DALLAS SMALL BUSINESS CONTINUITY FUND

CITY OF DALLAS SMALL BUSINESS CONTINUITY FUND SPANISH

SAY YES TO DALLAS JOB BANK FROM DALLAS REGIONAL CHAMBER 

JOB BANK FROM WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS OF GREATER DALLAS (UPDATED DAILY)

RENT AND UTILITY ASSISTANCE FROM ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY

EMERGENCY HOUSING ASSISTANCE FROM JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES

EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM CATHOLIC CHARITIES DALLAS

HOW TO FILE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT

Stimulus Checks Update – on Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act – April 1 2020

US Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Details

Sources for Covid 19 Relief for Vickery Midtown Residents – April 1 2020

CORONAVIRUS RELIEF BILLS SUMMARY – as of April 1, 2020

GUIDANCE FOR RENTERS DURING COVID 19 as of April 1, 2020

GUIDANCE WITH TROUBLE PAYING RENT OR MORTGAGE April 1, 2020

CITY OF DALLAS LIST OF ASSISTANCE RESOURCES

CITY OF DALLAS – ADDITIONAL LIST OF SUPPORT/ASSISTANCE RESOURCES 

CIUDAD DE DALLAS – LISTA ADICIONAL DE RECURSOS DE APOYO/ASISTENCIA

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SCHOOL OF LAW:  HELPING TEXANS STAY IN THEIR HOMES 

FREE COVID 19 TESTING IN VICKERY MIDTOWN

7 A.M. TO 4 P.M.  Monday – Friday 

LOCATION: Sam Tasby Middle School  7001 Fair Oaks

More details here:  WalkUp COVID 19 Testing Site-Sam Tasby Middle School (1) 

NOTE:  TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED ONGOING  PLEASE NOTE THIS AS YOU DISTRIBUTE MATERIALS/FLYERS.   

MULTI-LINGUAL FLYERS ON COVID 19 TESTING IN VICKERY MIDTOWN

FLIERS COVID TESTING Sam Tasby MS AUGUST 070120RH 8.5×11 ENGLISH SPANISH.pdfAUG

Please note that these flyers are informational – please disregard dates – the testing is now daily with no end date

FLIER COVID Testing Vickery Midtown July 6-31 061820RH 8.5×11 ALL LANGUAGES AMHARIC

FLIER COVID Testing Vickery Midtown July 6-31 061820RH 8.5×11 ALL LANGUAGES BURMESE

FLIER COVID Testing Vickery Midtown July 6-31 061820RH 8.5×11 DARI

FLIER COVID Testing Vickery Midtown July 6-31 061820RH 8.5×11 ALL LANGUAGES KINYARWANDA

FLIER COVID Testing Vickery Midtown July 6-31 061820RH 8.5×11 ALL LANGUAGES ROHINGYA

FLIER COVID Testing Vickery Midtown July 6-31 061820RH 8.5×11 ALL LANGUAGES SANGO

FLIER COVID Testing Vickery Midtown July 6-31 061820RH 8.5×11 ALL LANGUAGES SOMALI

FLIER COVID Testing Vickery Midtown July 6-31 061820RH 8.5×11 ALL LANGUAGES SWAHILI

FLIER COVID Testing Vickery Midtown July 6-31 061820RH 8.5×11 ALL LANGUAGES TIGRINYA

 

Additional COVID 19 Testing in Dallas

Dallas has lifted the age restriction to test more North Texans.
Criteria for testing sites is as follows:
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Must show a temperature of 99.6 or higher
The sites operate daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and are located at:
  • American Airlines Center, Parking Lot E, 2500 Victory Plaza
  • Ellis Davis Field House, 9191 S Polk St.

CITY OF DALLAS COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF ALL COVID 19 TESTING SITES

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES ON COVID 19 TESTING SITES

COVID 19 Coronavirus PREVENTION RESOURCES

Vickery COVID19 Fact Sheet English

Vickery COVID19 Fact Sheet Spanish

COVID 19 PREVENTION Multilingual Information in 21 Languages

Vickery Midtown Printable STAY SAFE AT HOME Fact Sheet May 1

Vickery Midtown Printable STAY SAFE AT HOME Fact Sheet May 1 – Spanish

Burmese – CDC stop-the-spread-of-germs poster

Burmese_COVID-19 flyer 1

COVID 19 – Burmese

Rohingya – CDC Video Link

TEXAS COVID 19 DIRECTIVES  

DALLAS COVID 19 DIRECTIVES

CLOTH FACE COVERINGS FACT SHEETS
All individuals currently living within Dallas County are ordered to shelter at their place of residence. All persons may leave their residences only for Essential Activities such as grocery shopping or medicine, currently until April 30, 2020.  Link to more details. 
Curious if your business is essential?  Email businesscovid19@dallascounty.org

COVID 19 LINKS with CONTINUALLY UPDATED INFORMATION

The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America:  30 Days to Slow the Spread

US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID19

State of Texas COVID 19

Dallas County COVID 19

City of Dallas COVID 19 

World Health Organization COVID 19

Johns Hopkins University COVID 19 Global Pandemic Tracking Map (Desktop version)

Johns Hopkins University COVID 19 Global Pandemic Tracking Map (Mobile version)

 

RESOURCES TO TALK TO CHILDREN ABOUT COVID 19

Mental health experts provide videos and educational resources to help families talk about COVID-19 and staying safe during the outbreak.

English – Videos and guides to talking to kids about COVID-19

Amharic – Videos and guides to talking to kids about COVID-19

Arabic – Videos and guides to talking to kids about COVID-19

Burmese – Videos and guides to talking to kids about COVID-19

Chin – Videos and guides to talking to kids about COVID-19

Kirundi-Videos and guides to talking to kids about COVID-19

Swahili-Videos and guides to talking to kids about COVID-19

Tigrinya- Videos and guides to talking to kids about COVID-19

 

CENSUS 2020 during COVID-19  

The response to the 2020 Census will determine the allocation of $675 billion in United States federal funds. Following are resources from Vickery Meadow Youth Development Foundation  about completing Census 2020 information during COVID-19 that have been translated in multiple languages.

English 2020 Census and COVID-19

Arabic 2020 – Census and COVID-19

Burmese 2020 Census and COVID-19

Chin 2020 Census and COVID-19

Kirundi 2020 – Census and COVID-19

Swahili 2020 Census and COVID-19

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESS RESOURCES

OPEN TEXAS from State of Texas, Governor Greg Abbott

City of Dallas Comprehensive List of Resources

Small Business Association COVID 19 Disaster Relief Loan Information

US Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act_Small Bus Loan Summary_03302020 (003)

City of Dallas Office of Economic Development – COVID 19 Resources for Small Businesses

Dallas Regional Chamber:  Confronting COVID 19 Keeping Business Running in the Dallas Region

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP  LOCAL VICKERY MIDTOWN ORGANIZATIONS  HELPING  VICKERY MIDTOWN RESIDENTS

SERIOUSLY IMPACTED BY COVID 19 DISASTER  

(continual updates to this list)

Donate to Dallas ISD to help food insecure students 

Donate to Food Pantry helping Vickery Midtown families in need 

St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy

Healing Hands