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COVID-19 & Texas Law

This guide is updated to reflect information pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic. Information in this guide is subject to change at any time.

Federal Assistance


Note See the Financial Assistance page of our Weather Emergencies guide for information related to ongoing natural disasters in Texas.

New Federal Aid for COVID-19 Relief

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act)

Get Federal Assistance

Types of Assistance

Apply for Federal Assistance

Federal Stimulus Checks

As part of the CARES Act, Economic Impact Payments, also known as stimulus payments or stimulus checks, will be paid to most adult Americans. The payouts are based on income and family size. Typical checks will be for $1,200.

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