To assist in keeping you and your family safe, we are compiling an ongoing list of coronavirus resources.  Check back here often, as we will continue to update this page as the news and updated resources come in.  And as always, if you or your loved ones needs in-home assistance with their daily routines, we are here to help.  Give Home Vitality Care a call at 281-580-9955 or contact us online.


Harris County and Houston Call Centers for Coronavirus

On March 10th, Harris County Public Health (HCPH), in partnership with Harris Health announced a call center resource for residents in unincorporated Harris County who do not have a healthcare provider and who need access to coronavirus-related care.

Beginning on Tuesday, March 10th, the Ask My Nurse line will provide help with access for symptoms assessments and referral to appropriate levels of care in a clinical setting. Harris County will also staff a call line with public health staff who will be available to answer questions from the general public about coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Harris Health System
www.harrishealth.org
Ask-My-Nurse
713-634-1110*
*This number is 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., everyday clinical-related questions

These Are Other Call Center Numbers for Harris County & Houston:

Other Call Center Information related to COVID-19 (We doubt any of you are in Fort Bend, but we left it on for info. In case you have friends/family there):

For Harris County Residents:
Harris County Public Health (HCPH)
www.hcphtx.org\COVID-19
www.ReadyHarris.org
832-927-7575*
*This number is 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., everyday

For City of Houston Residents:
Houston Health Department
www.HoustonHealth.org
www.HoustonEmergency.org
832-393-4220*
*This number is staffed 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. M-F, 9 a.m - 3 p.m. on Sat.

For Fort Bend County Residents:
Fort Bend County Health & Human Services
www.fbchealth.org/ncov
281-633-7795*
*This number is Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


What is Currently Known About The Confirmed
Houston-Area Coronavirus Cases

https://abc13.com/health/montgomery-co-has-2nd-presumptive-positive-covid-19-case/5999764/


Recent Explanation of Cases in Houston and Surrounding Areas

https://dshs.texas.gov/news/updates.shtm#coronavirus


HHS Monitors COVID-19, Provides New Guidance to Child Care Facilities

https://hhs.texas.gov/about-hhs/communications-events/news/2020/03/hhs-monitors-covid-19-provides-new-guidance-child-care-facilities


15 Days to Slow The Spread

https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/03.16.20_coronavirus-guidance_8.5x11_315PM.pdf


See If You Qualify for Coronavirus Testing

There is a screening tool to see if you qualify for testing for the Corona Virus on the Harris County Public Health’s website (HCPH):  https://checkforcorona.com/harris-county#/welcome

Testing sites are available:  http://publichealth.harriscountytx.gov/Resources/2019-Novel-Coronavirus

Scroll down and click on the gold bar for instructions.

Scroll to below the list of Harris County confirmed cases and there is a link to the map of HCPH’s quadrant breakdown (NW, NE, SW, SE).


What Harris County’s Stay Home, Work Safe Order mean for your community?

https://www.readyharris.org/Stay-Home