Search Resource Center
 

Updated COVID-19 Boosters Expected to be Available in Texas Next Week
The Texas Department of State Health Services announced that with updated COVID-19 booster vaccines now authorized and recommended for use by the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, doses are expected to begin shipping over the next few days and arriving at health care providers across Texas next week.
Web link    Date Added: 09/02/2022    Date Last Modified: Sep 2 2022 1:56PM  
Dashboard of COVID-19 Cases and Deaths by Vaccination Status in Texas
The Texas Department of State Health Services has created new interactive data dashboards to help increase awareness about the need for everyone who is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Web link    Date Added: 02/09/2022    Date Last Modified: Feb 9 2022 12:39PM  
FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance
Learn how to apply for funeral assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help pay for funeral expenses after the death of a loved one from COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 09/28/2021    Date Last Modified: Sep 28 2021 5:29PM  
End-Stage Renal Disease Network of Texas Emergency Portal
The End-Stage Renal Disease Network of Texas Emergency Portal lists multiple resources for dialysis patients to use to find help and continue treatment when living in an area affected by a disaster.
Web link    Date Added: 08/27/2021    Date Last Modified: Aug 27 2021 3:16PM  
Texas Health and Human Services: Coronavirus-Home and Community Support Services Agencies (HCSSAs) Frequently Asked Questions
The tool provides an assessment of individualized risks for mortality from COVID-19 using the best publicly available information on risks associated with various predisposing factors.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 12/22/2020    Date Last Modified: Dec 22 2020 12:22PM  
Updated COVID-19 Response for Nursing Facilities Version 3.6
Texas Health and Human Services updated this document, which provides immediate actions to consider and actions for extended periods after a nursing home facility is made aware of potential COVID-19 infection of a resident, provider or visitor.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 06/04/2020    Date Last Modified: Oct 8 2020 6:03PM  
COVID-19: Guidance for Employees and Managers
Texas Health and Human Services provides return to work guidance for employees and managers of organizations in Texas.
Web link    Date Added: 05/25/2020    Date Last Modified: May 22 2020 3:11PM  
COVID-19 Telehealth Toolkit to Accelerate State Use of Telehealth in Medicaid and CHIP
This toolkit provides states with topics to consider as they evaluate the need to expand their telehealth capabilities and coverage policies.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 04/23/2020    Date Last Modified: May 28 2020 6:12PM  
The Texas Office of Inspector General (OIG) Extends Deadlines for Health Care Providers Due to COVID-19
This web page will contain all the relevant notices and deadline extensions that may affect Texas providers. Please check this web page frequently as dates and deadlines may change according to the status of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Web link    Date Added: 04/13/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 2:29PM  
Webinar: Nursing Facility COVID-19 Q&A for Texas Providers
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission presented a nursing facility COVID-19 webinar for Texas providers.
Video    Date Added: 04/06/2020    Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 8:43AM  
Texas Case Counts: COVID-19 Dashboard
Updated numbers from the Texas Department of Health and Human Services and the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Web link    Date Added: 04/03/2020    Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 3:50PM  
Texas HHS Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
Stay up-to-date on the latest news impacting Texas Health and Human Services and regulated providers.
Web link    Date Added: 03/31/2020    Date Last Modified: May 20 2020 8:16AM  
Texas Board of Nursing Updates for COVID-19
The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) announced that any out-of-state nurse may practice in Texas for the purpose of rendering aid, provided the nurse holds a current license in good standing in their home state. There are also new guidelines regarding telenursing during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Web link    Date Added: 03/30/2020    Date Last Modified: May 20 2020 8:21AM  
Texas HHS Webinar: PPE Infection Control Basics for Nursing Facilities
Texas Health and Human Services presented a webinar in March 2020 that explains how to prevent or minimize the spread of infectious disease by using personal protective equipment (PPE).
Video    Date Added: 03/23/2020    Date Last Modified: May 20 2020 10:23AM  
Long-Term Care Regulatory Provider and Information Letters
Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) provides a list of provider and information letters.
Web link    Date Added: 03/23/2020    Date Last Modified: May 20 2020 11:51AM  
Information for Texas Hospitals and Health Care Professionals
Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has compiled resources to assist hospitals and health care professionals in their planning and response to COVID‑19.
Web link    Date Added: 03/23/2020    Date Last Modified: May 20 2020 11:52AM  
Texans Urged to Use 2-1-1 Texas Social Services Hotline for COVID-19 Information and Referrals
Get the latest information from the Texas Department of State Health Services on the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Web link    Date Added: 03/19/2020    Date Last Modified: May 28 2020 8:35AM  
Focused Infection Control Surveys in Nursing Facilities
Texas Health and Human Services looks at the existing regulations and gives examples relevant to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 03/18/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 2 2020 1:13PM  
FAQs About COVID-19 in Texas
Here are frequently asked questions (FAQs) in Texas about the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a respiratory disease spreading worldwide.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 03/18/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 2 2020 1:11PM