Family-run popup Dumpling Haus now open in Sawyer Yards
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How to help: 11 organizations and initiatives needing support in Houston as coronavirus affects the most vulnerable
The coronavirus pandemic has presented challenges to nonprofits, especially those helping vulnerable populations and those with health concerns.
As of March 26, the end of the first week that most major test centers were open, the City of Houston had tested 1,062 patients at its site and Harris County tested 1,700 patients across its two sites.
As non-essential businesses like bars and music venues are forced to close due to coronavirus concerns, musicians find themselves performing for audiences behind computer screens and asking for virtual tips.
Texas Tribune: Many Texans in Congress scrambled to join vote as US House passes coronavirus spending bill
President Donald Trump is expected to sign the bill into law.
According to Serna, on an average day the Texas Workforce Commission’s four call centers statewide receive 13,000-14,000 calls; on March 22, the agency received 100,000 calls regarding unemployment insurance benefit inquiries.
A total of 441 cases of coronavirus have been identified in the Greater Houston area as of March 26.
Find local businesses and nonprofits to support as they grapple with coronavirus-related restrictions through our area guides.
With $1 million starting gift from Houston Endowment, new COVID-19 recovery fund looks to address critical needs
A new recovery fund has been launched to help those in critical need because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The district said it is re-evaluating "its process for safely delivering this service to students and families."
The declaration came as several Texas cities, including Houston, have issued stay-at-home orders.
Can I leave my house? What is still open? Learn what the stay-at-home order means for Harris County residents
The order went into effect at midnight the morning of March 25.
"So what people know as their normal day-to-day neighborhood restaurant will probably not be there after this, and that's the honest truth."