COVID-19 Resources

TAWB is committed to keeping you informed. Please check back regularly for updates regarding the COVID-19 impact in Texas.

Executive Order on Establishing the COVID-19 Pandemic Testing Board and Ensuring a Sustainable Public Health Workforce for COVID-19 and Other Biological Threats

This executive order includes a provision that focuses on understanding the challenges the health care industry faces in pandemic response efforts, including challenges recruiting and training sufficient personnel to ensure adequate and equitable community-based testing.

State of Texas COVID-19 Information

Broad listing of resources from including links to 7 State Agencies, Drive-thru COVID-19 Testing, Fast-track Nurse Licensing, Small Business Disaster Assistance, and Ways to Donate and Volunteer during this crisis.

Governor’s Strike Force to Open Texas

Webpage with checklists designed to aid individuals, businesses, and communities in the safe revitalization of the economy.

Governor’s Strike Force to Open Texas Report – Texans Helping Texans


A Playbook for Resiliency: Creating Opportunity for All Texans

Resources & Information from the Texas Workforce Commission

COVID-19 Resources Employers

COVID-19 Resources Job Seekers

COVID-19 Resources Child Care

Mass Claims for Unemployment Benefits

Preventing & Managing Layoffs

Front Line Child Care

Texas COVID-19 Data Resource: A Comprehensive Look At Our Current Moment

Texas 2036 resource includes utilizes data such as its “County Explorer” tab and bases analysis upon such data.

National Association of Workforce Boards — COVID-19 Resources

Comprehensive resource page including those of the US Department of Labor, US Department of Education, US Department of Agriculture, and US Department of Health and Human Services; the Small Business Administration; the CDC’s COVID-19 webpage; and online learning resources.

COVID-19 Resources, Updates & Links — Texas Economic Development Council

Research, resources for businesses, information & advice for retailers, and more.

Texas Association of Business — Business Resource Toolkit

Within this toolkit, you will find valuable resources that detail financial aid opportunities, new laws that impact business operations, efficient communication measures for engaging with customers, the economic implications of coronavirus, and more.

COVID-19 Legislative/Regulatory Resources

TAWB Letter to House Leadership on COVID Stimulus Legislation

TAWB Letter to Senate Leadership on COVID Stimulus Legislation

Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act: Title-By-Title Summary


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