Acai Brasil

2020-03-29T17:39:13+00:00March 29th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

If you’ve ever lived or traveled abroad for an extended period of time, one of the things you miss most keenly from back home is your comfort foods. While those items might be available in foreign lands, anyone who has ever tried Polish Tex-Mex, a British hamburger, or even Colorado beef brisket barbecue will tell [...]

SBA COVID-19 Informational Webinars: March 30th-April 3rd

2020-03-28T22:26:34+00:00March 28th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

The SBA Houston District Office will provide the latest information from SBA to help small businesses with their economic recovery from the effects of the Coronavirus. We will give information on how to apply and where you can get additional help with preparing and applying for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan. Sessions will allow for [...]

Ayuda a Tu Restaurante Durante COVID-19

2020-03-23T22:08:01+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Community|

Topic: Ayuda a Tu Restaurante Durante COVID-19 Description: La propagacion del COVID-19 ha creado incertidumbre y crisis global, tanto para la poblacion en general como para los pequenos negocios, nadie estaba preparado para esta calamidad y se ha generado un impacto economico serio. Un panel de expertos de negocios en la industria de alimentos, se [...]

Houston’s COVID-19 Site Broadens Testing to Symptomatic People with Chronic Illnesses

2020-03-22T19:41:12+00:00March 22nd, 2020|Community|

Houston’s first free COVID-19 drive-thru testing site will broaden services to people of any age with chronic illnesses on Sunday, March 22, 2020. People with chronic illnesses experiencing cough, difficulty breathing and fever, the common COVID-19 symptoms, can call the Houston Health Department’s COVID-19 call center at 832-393-4220 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to [...]

First Houston COVID-19 Testing Site Expands to Older Adults with Symptoms

2020-03-21T15:08:51+00:00March 21st, 2020|Community, Resources|

The first free COVID-19 drive-thru testing site in Houston will expand services on Saturday, March 21, 2020, to symptomatic people age 65 and older. People 65 and older with cough, difficulty breathing, and fever may call the Houston Health Department COVID-19 call center at 832-393-4220 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to be screened. People [...]

Federal Relief for Businesses and Other Tax Filers

2020-03-20T14:07:17+00:00March 20th, 2020|Community|

SBA to Provide Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Coronavirus Emergency Aid Package Signed into Law The legislation signed Wednesday [...]

The Advocate: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information for Public Water Systems

2020-03-19T00:08:29+00:00March 19th, 2020|Community|

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) would like to provide you with important information regarding your public water system and preparing for and responding to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak. A centralized website has been organized at to make resources and guidance more readily available to you. A drinking water related webpage has also been created to [...]

Harris County Clerk Closing Main Office and Annexes to the Public Residents Encouraged to Use Online Services

2020-03-18T18:56:47+00:00March 18th, 2020|Community|

(Houston, Texas) – The Harris County Clerk will close its main office and annexes to the public on the advice of county leadership as a measure to help contain and mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The closure will take effect Wednesday, March 18, 2020 and continue until further notice. “We are actively monitoring [...]

Harris County Tax Office Eliminating Services Inside Offices

2020-03-17T23:25:40+00:00March 17th, 2020|Community|

Property Owners, Commercial Customers, Automobile Dealers/Title Services and Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrars Asked to Use Tax Office Drop boxes Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector & Voter Registrar Ann Harris Bennett announces that Tax Office operations will continue during the COVID-19 pandemic by using drop box payment methods for property owners, Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrars, commercial customers, [...]