Texas Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Learn about the State of Texas’ response to COVID-19, where to find testing and vaccine information, and how you can help. Make sure to seek information from your local city and county government officials too.

What’s next with the COVID-19 vaccine in Texas?

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) provides the most up to date news on who can get the COVID-19 vaccine. See when you’re eligible and how to get one.

Find services and information to help you on a daily basis.

Our state agencies have resources so you can stay healthy and safe in Texas.

Symptoms of Coronavirus

Learn about COVID-19 symptoms and when to get medical help.

Prevention tips

Protect yourself and others with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidance on masks, cleaning your home, and social distancing.

COVID-19 Self Checker

Texas Health Trace provides a self-checker tool to help you determine if you should be tested for COVID-19.

COVID-19 testing

Find out how to get tested, what type of test to get, and the closest test collection site to you.

Texas Case Counts

Use the case map from the Texas DSHS to view the latest COVID-19 case counts across the state.

Texas Disaster Volunteer Registry

If you’re a licensed healthcare professional, you can register as a COVID-19 volunteer to support the state’s response.

Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) services

Texas HHS provides information on Medicaid and CHIP coverage and plan changes during the pandemic. 

Small business assistance

The Governor’s Economic Development & Tourism Office provides guidance for small businesses to get loans and instructions on how to stay open during the pandemic. 

Travel guidelines

The CDC can help you make informed travel decisions and instruct you how to safely prepare.

Minimum recommended health protocols to Open Texas

Under Governor Abbott’s Executive Orders, Texas DSHS provides organizations checklists outlining required health protocols to be open.

Learn how our agencies can help you.

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

  • Vaccine information
  • Case counts
  • Hospital data and trends

Texas Health and Human Services (HHS)

  • SNAP
  • Medicaid and CHIP
  • Crisis counseling

Office of the Texas Governor

  • Open Texas Small Business
  • Assistance Minimum Health
  • Protocols for organizations

Texas Division of Emergency Management (TEDM)

  • Testing locations
  • Volunteers
  • Public assistance programs

Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)

  • Unemployment
  • Job seeking
  • Child care