COVID-19 Resources

Assistance Information

Below are links to lists of city departments, community groups and businesses offering assistance to the public and providing opportunities for residents to assist with COVID-19 response. Additional information can be found at the federal government’s official COVID-19 website: https://www.coronavirus.gov/

How to Help:

The Houston AstrosCheniere Energy Inc. and Project C.U.R.E. will hold a donation drive to collect personal protection equipment in support of our first responders and municipal employees. 

PPE Drive Details
Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Time: Noon – 3 p.m.
Drop-off Location: Minute Maid Park (left field entrance) 
Please use the east curb lane/500 block of Crawford between Texas and Congress
Only unopened packages will be accepted 

Donation needs include N95 masks, surgical masks, face shields, gloves, surgical and isolation gowns, protective coveralls and shoe covers, and hand sanitizer containing 70 percent alcohol. 

The Houston Health Department has broadened its COVID-19 social distancing guidance for the general public. The department now recommends all Houstonians stay away from groups of 10 or more people where there will be close contact with others.

View a list of organizations to contact in lieu of volunteering in person.

For donation inquiries, please email donations@houstonoem.org.

Houstonians should visit HoustonEmergency.org/COVID19 for updated information about local risk, routine protective actions, frequently asked questions, communication resources, rumor control, emergency preparedness tips, and more.