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COVID-19 Information & Resources

The City of Alpine is monitoring the COVID-19 virus developments, including updates and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as state health departments, and other partners.

We are working to determine additional ways we can be supportive of our community businesses and organizations in this ever-evolving situation.

Please view the available resources below. As we learn more, we will continue to update this page with pertinent information.


WH CDC

White House Guidelines: Opening Up America Again


Gov. Abott

Executive Order No. GA-08

Executive Order No. GA-09
Executive Order No. GA-10

Executive Order No. GA-11
Executive Order No. GA-12

Executive Order No. GA-13

Executive Order No. GA-14
Executive Order No. GA-15
Executive Order No. GA-16 
Executive Order No. GA-17
Executive Order No. GA-18
Executive Order No. GA-19
Executive Order No. GA-20
Executive Order No. GA-21
Executive Order No. GA-22
Executive Order No. GA-23
Executive Order No. GA-24
Executive Order No. GA 25

The Governer's Report to Open Texas 4/27/20


LHA

As of Wednesday, May 27th for the tri-county (Brewster, Presidio and Jeff Davis)
Total tests done: 410
Tests pending results* 0 (*includes recent mobile testing site data)
Positive results: 2
Recovered: 1
Negative results: 408
Deaths: 0

Brewster County Press Release - 50% Occupancy Attestation Response 5/1/20

Brewster County Local Health Authority Recommendations (Reopening)
Testing Information
Accommodations Recommendations
Individual Recommendations
Employer Recommendations
Employee Recommendations
1st Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Brewster County 4/30/20


COVID-19 RESPONSE - Copy - Copy - Copy (2)

Brewster County Press Release 4/30/20
Tiered Response Matrix - Amended 4/24/20
City of Alpine Objective Statement




ahla

American Hotel & Lodging Association Stay Safe Cleaning Protocols


STAY-HOME-WORK-SAFE-

STAY HOME - WORK SAFE TIPS



ECO Relief 3

Best available relief sources under the newly passed federal CARES Act as of April 9, 2020
Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness Application 

What should I do 2

You will probably qualify for unemployment benefits if... (PDF)
EXTRA SNAP (FOOD STAMPS) BENEFITS DURING COVID-19: Lone Star Legal Aid

Do you have no reportable income for income tax purposes? To get your economic impact payment please visit the following IRS page and follow the instructions to register for the Economic Impact Payment:

Economic Impact Payment Information


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If you are able, we recommend assisting those affected financially by this crisis. Please consider making a donation to any of our area’s worthy nonprofits or to the new Big Bend COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Fund (http://bigbendaid.org/) which will benefit Brewster County residents who lose work in the pandemic fallout.
 
You can donate at West Texas National Bank with a check to Big Bend Citizens Alliance ("COVID-19 Relief Fund" on the memo line), or online at https://fundrazr.com/bigbendC-19

County-Wide Relief Fund SRSU Article


Support Local Business

Food Service & Community Information


LOCAL RESOURCES

City Manager Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
Food Service & Community Information
Emergency Ordinance 2020-03-06 Amended
Brewster County Declaration of Local State of Disaster - Updated 4/7/20
Sul Ross State University Coronavirus Updates
Big Bend Area Supply - Facebook Group


SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES

U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Program
SBA Disaster Assistance One-Pager
SBA Coronavirus Disaster Loans
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans for COVID-19
Resources for Small Business In Response to the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic
U.S. Small Business Administration
TransPecos Banks statement on SBA loans


U.S. CHAMBER RESOURCES

U.S. Chamber Coronavirus Resources Website
U.S. Chamber Summary of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
U.S. Chamber Disaster Help Desk
Resources to Help Your Small Business Survive


CDC RESOURCES

Considerations for Restaurants and Bars
Restaurants and Bars Decision Tool 
Communities, Schools, Workplaces, and Events
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | CDC
Coronavirus Guidance for Employees
Guidance for Businesses and Employers


IRS RESOURCES

Tax Delay
Tax Delay (Español)
Economic Impact Payments, what you need to know (IRS)

Do you have no reportable income for income tax purposes? Please visit the following IRS page for instructions on how to register for your Economic Impact Payment:

Economic Impact Payment Information


STATE RESOURCES

Texas Workforce Commission
Texas Workforce Commission Encourages Employers to Enroll in Shared Work Program
Texas Workforce Commission Unemployment Application
EXTRA SNAP (FOOD STAMPS) BENEFITS DURING COVID-19: Lone Star Legal Aid
Texas Health & Human Services
Texas Department of Health & Human Services
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Resources and Updates for Affected Taxpayers
Governor Abbott's Executive Orders
Office of Governor Greg Abbott
FAQ for Employers from the Texas Workforce Commission
TEXAS STATE PARKS ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES (Through WSB)

The economic impact of the COVID-19 virus is of great concern to our entire nation. We expect that there will be employment disruptions for many of our residents. We will maintain this page with any employment opportunities that may become available in the hope that it might provide some assistance.

• Alpine Family Dollar has two part-time positions available.
• Fort Davis Family Dollar has multiple full- and part-time positions available.

The following positions are available through Workforce Solutions Borderplex:

• O'Reilly Auto Parts - part-time counter sales
• PermiaCare - two positions
• Preventative Care Health Services - various positions
• TxDOT- full-time positions
• Coca-Cola - part-time merchandiser

In response to concerns of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Workforce Solutions Borderplex (WSB) announces a closure update for its job centers, including Alpine, effective March 18th (until further notice). WSB has moved to complete remote assistance to its clients and the greater Borderplex community. The Alpine center will be closed to the public for case management and in-office visits as we implement the federal guideline of social distancing. 

WSB encourages job seekers to contact them via phone or email to better tailor job search assistance to meet their needs. Call or email Virginia Sandoval at (915) 887-2383 or virginia.sandoval@borderplexjobs.com


Employment Opportunities with the City of Alpine:

www.cityofalpine.com/employment