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TOGETHER AGAINST COVID‑19

RECOVERY STARTS WITH YOU

Harris County and the State of Texas offer many resources to residents struggling with the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but government can’t solve the problem alone. Neighbors helping neighbors are essential to the recovery from this crisis.

HOW YOU
CAN HELP

All of us must do our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Harris County. Stay smart and take personal responsibility for ensuring you adhere to the following health guidelines from the public health professionals at Harris County Public Heath.

DO YOUR PART

HOW BUSINESSES
CAN HELP

Businesses and employers are helping to lead the fight against COVID-19 in Harris County. By following these guidelines, businesses and other organizations can help keep customers and employees safe:

ENFORCE SAFETY MEASURES

Mask wearing, social distancing, and quarantining are a must in order to end the pandemic.

ENCOURAGE VACCINATION

Vaccination is critical to preventing deadly illness from COVID-19. Encourage your employees to get vaccinated as soon as possible.

ADOPT FLEXIBLE WORK POLICIES

Develop flexible policies for scheduling and remote work if possible.

PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS

Make sure everyone in your business has the resources they need to stay smart and do their part.

MANDATE THAT SICK WORKERS STAY HOME

Do not expose workers or customers to sick employees.

SANITIZE SURFACES

Clean communal surfaces regularly to help eliminate germs.

SHARE THE
MESSAGE

Spreading the word on how to reduce the risk of contracting and transmitting COVID-19 is critical to protecting ourselves, our families, and our neighbors. Harris County Public Health created fun, shareable resources for residents to download, post, and send to help make sure that everyone receives and understands badly needed information on how to stay safe from the virus.

STAY SMART

GO ABOVE
AND BEYOND

Numerous not-for-profit organizations seek volunteers and funding in order to help those in need. If you are able, please consider giving of yourself to help our neighbors who need it. To get started, please select the type of giving you’d like to explore.