Resources for Collin County

Collin CARES - Economic Recovery & Assistance Programs

Health News & Advisories

 

LifePath Crisis Hotline -  (877) 422-5939  - Emotional distress related to COVID-19

 

Public Guidance for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

Frequently asked questions on COVID-19 for the general public

 

Free COVID-19 testing for uninsured available through Collin CARES program

COVID-19 Testing for Uninsured Collin County Residents-FAQ General Public

 

COVID-19 Testing for Uninsured Collin County Residents-Application Form 

 

COVID-19 Testing for Uninsured Collin County Residents--Testing Sites (New!)

DSHS website on COVID-19 case reporting

(Notice: Collin County will cease posting new case information soon. The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has informed Texas counties that it will handle all new case reporting for COVID-19 in the coming weeks, using different case definitions and criteria from what Collin County has reported.)

 

Texas County trends on COVID-19, with Daily Confirmed Cases, Daily Fatalities, and Cases per 1,000

Additional Texas COVID-19 Datasets that include county-level information.

 

Additional Websites:

 

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas Department of State Health Services

COVID-19 Free Testing and Physical Evaluations for COVID-19 for Uninsured Collin County residents

 

-  $3 million (funding comes from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.)  

-Eligible:  Only uninsured Collin County residents of all ages 

-Voucher system – County is billed directly by local healthcare providers

 

The Testing Service

 

-FDA-approved COVID-19 testing and a medical evaluation during office or drive-through visits only

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-Voucher does not cover any prescriptions.

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-So far, PrimaCare Urgent Care (1-855-750-2544) and CommunityMed Urgent Care (972-808-6761) are accepting vouchers.

 

-Call providers to see if they will accept the Collin CARES vouchers.

 

-   Online forms and more information are posted on the Collin CARES page 

 

-Deductibles are waived for COVID-19 testing for the insured and underinsured

 

-Testing Sites in Texas  - State of Texas interactive map posted online  

-Search for test collection sites within the miles you set 

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