Coronavirus Resources - Robert Nichols for Senate

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Resources to help you protect yourself, your family and your community.

CDC – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidelines

The CDC has guidelines to help you prepare and protect yourself, and information about symptoms, social distancing and what to do if you think you are sick. 

DSHS – Texas Coronavirus Updates

At this time you may be hearing or seeing reports with differing numbers of cases in your area or in the state. To find the most accurate numbers and information about why there may be different reports out there, please visit the DSHS Updates page. The DSHS updates this page with new numbers every day at noon.

HHS – 2-1-1 Texas Information Hotline

Texans can find information on food, health, housing and more on the 211Texas website or by calling the 2-1-1 hotline available 24/7.

Workforce Solutions – Deep East Texas

WorkForce Solutions Deep East Texas works to prepare Texans to take advantage of the opportunities of work and career and to provide business with a qualified workforce. Serving 12 counties of Deep East Texas: Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, and Tyler.

Workforce Solutions – East Texas

Workforce Solutions East Texas serves Anderson, Camp, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Marion, Panola, Rains, Rusk, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood Counties. It provides resources for career seekers, employers, and child care.

Texas Workforce Commission – Resources for Employers & Employees

Learn how the TWC can help businesses avoid permanent loss of employees during temporary closures or slowdowns either through the Shared Work Program, or by assisting employers with filing a mass claim for unemployment benefits. 

Texas Education Agency – MealFinder 

Parents can find where schools are serving meals for Students during school closures through the MealFinder App, and 

IRS – Filing & Payment Deadlines FAQ’s

Tax Day has been moved from April 15 to July 15. Visit the IRS Filing & Payment Deadlines Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more.

U. S. Chamber of Commerce – Coronavirus Emergency Loans

The Paycheck Protection Program provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses. These loans may be forgiven if borrowers maintain their payrolls during the crisis or restore their payrolls afterwards.

News Releases from Senator Robert Nichols concerning COVID-19.


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Phone: (903) 586-1200
Fax: (903) 586-7877

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2347
Jacksonville, Texas 75766

Physical Address:
214 East Commerce Street
Jacksonville, Texas 75766


Texas Sen. Robert Nichols is a devoted husband and father who shares our conservative East Texas values. Sen. Nichols cares deeply about Texas and our country.