During this time of uncertainty, various local, state and federal entities are working around the clock to keep you safe and to provide you with the most updated information. While many outlets of information about COVID-19 and resources to assistance are on the internet, we hope to reduce your time searching with this list of links:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) —

Hidalgo County —

Hidalgo County Hotline Number — (956) 292-7765

Department of State Health Services —

Office of Governor Greg Abbott—

Other Resources:

Community Council of the RGV: Dial 2-1-1 or visit for information and referrals to social services, including food, housing, health info, and other assistance.  

The Salvation Army of McAllen: Call (956) 682-1468 for information on Emergency Shelter, Grab and Go Meals and other Social Services.

We thank the USDA for creating and sharing the following list of links:



USDA Coronavirus Resources and Information

For solutions to feeding children impacted by COVID-19, email For solutions impacting America’s food supply chain and other logistical complications, email

U.S. Small Business Administration


Texas Department of Agriculture- Food and Nutrition Division

Texas Workforce Commission- COVID Resources