Stay up to date on how businesses across the Greater Houston area are adapting to coronavirus

Several restaurants in Tomball and Magnolia are having to adjust their business operations as social distancing practices take shape. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
Several restaurants in Tomball and Magnolia are having to adjust their business operations as social distancing practices take shape. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

Several restaurants in Tomball and Magnolia are having to adjust their business operations as social distancing practices take shape. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

As the coronavirus pandemic affects many aspects of everyday life and creates uncertainty, the Houston-based team of Community Impact Newspaper reporters and editors is working daily to provide a source for reliable, hyperlocal information on how local businesses and other entities are adapting to continue serving their communities.

The list below comprises business and nonprofit coverage our staff has reported so far, catering to specific communities across the Greater Houston area.

In the Bay Area, click here for a list of local restaurants and businesses offering pickup, delivery and other adjusted services.

In the Bellaire, Meyerland and West University area, click here for restaurant and shopping listings.

In Conroe and Montgomery, click here for the latest on restaurants and other businesses.



In Cy-Fair, click here for a restaurants guide.

In the Heights, River Oaks and Montrose area, click here for restaurants and other businesses still offering services, and click here to see which restaurants have had to temporarily shut down their operations.

For Katy and Fulshear, click here to read updates on local restaurant and business operations.

In the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood area, click here for the latest information on restaurants and businesses. Click here for the latest on brewery operations.

In Pearland and Friendswood, click here for dining options.

In Spring and Klein, click here for restaurant listings.

For Sugar Land and Missouri City, click here for the latest dining options.

In The Woodlands, click here for a map of eateries still in operation. Click here to read about how the Montgomery County Food Bank is shifting its operations and how to help.

In the Tomball and Magnolia area, click here to learn about area nonprofits in need of assistance, and click here to see a list of open restaurants.

Throughout the Houston metro, click here to learn how to support local animal shelters as they face an influx of animals and a shortage of volunteers.

Colleen Ferguson, Jake Magee, Matt Dulin, Hunter Marrow, Andy Li, Danica Smithwick, Shawn Arrajj, Emma Whalen, Nola Valente, Jen Para, Kelly Schafler, Haley Morrison, Adriana Rezal, Hannah Zedaker, Claire Shoop, Beth Marshall, Ben Thompson, Andrew Christman and Anna Lotz contributed to this report.




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