Local Government Resources
COVID-19 Testing Information
COVID-19 testing is now available without a physician’s referral. People without symptoms who believe they may have been exposed to the virus can also register for testing. Residents can visit the City’s website to find testing locations and more information. They can also use the self-screening tool before scheduling a test.
City and County Resources
Visit the City of San Antonio’s COVID-19 resource and information page.
Call the City of San Antonio’s COVID hotline at (210) 207-5779.
Visit Bexar County’s COVID-19 resource page.
Get information about the City’s Fair Housing Division for emergency rent and mortgage assistance referrals.
SA2020 Partner Resources
ARTS & CULTURE
- Artpace San Antonio: Offering online art galleries and at home art projects with instructions. Workshops are coming soon.
- Blue Star Contemporary: Creative Classroom project lesson plans for at-home art making. For artists, they also have listed emergency-related resources including lists of emergency grants and funding.
- Briscoe Western Art Museum: Beyond the Briscoe offers western-themed art resources each week, including Lil Partners Story Time, art activities, history of art.
- Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center: Online dance and music classes (fee-based)
- McNay Art Museum: A guide to staying in touch with McNay; includes at-home art activities, virtual gallery and tour, and more.
- Musical Bridges Around the World: Broadcasting concerts and Musical Sprouts online curriculum available; compiled lists of resources for artists.
- SAY Sí: Creative care package with art activities and inspiration.
- The Magik Theatre: Digital programming including storytelling and other activities.
- The San Antonio Museum of Art: Digital collections, art activities for children, digital events and lesson plans for educators.
- Witte Museum: Witte Where You Are, an activity book for kids.
- Youth Orchestras of San Antonio: YOSA Play On: Learn about musical topics, practice for auditions, and watch performances.
- ACE Mentor Program of San Antonio: Student activities, professional development, and industry resources for high school students interested in STEM/Construction/Architecture
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas: Ideas for family activities and tips for parenting while at home via Facebook for parents, caregivers, adult mentors of teens
- Blessed Sacrament Academy: New Child Development Online Learning Center with videos, learning activities and resources for infants and children
- Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio: Club on the Go is a weekly care package program that includes household essentials, snacks, DIY projects and supplies. There is also an online page full of adult resources and an online page of youth resources.
- Brighton Center: Telepath therapy for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities and delays
- Communities in Schools of San Antonio: Curated list of resources for students’ basic needs, academic resources and social-emotional resources
- Education Service Center, Region 20: Curated resources for educators and ESC-20 clients
- Girls Inc. of San Antonio: Girls Inc. Clubhouse is a virtual program designed to connect girls K-12 with other girls and staff.
- KLRN TV: PBS Learning Media offers free standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans and more for teachers.
- Martinez Street Women’s Center: One on one Girl Zone calls, online lessons and education, basic needs delivery, and other educational resources
- Parent/Child Incorporated of San Antonio and Bexar County: Parent’s Corner with COVID-19 resource page covering food distribution and some toolkits for children.
- Restore Education: Pivoted to providing remote learning opportunities for people seeking to continue education.
- SA Youth: Curated online education resources including an SA Youth Video Enrichment Acitivities and Packets.
- San Antonio Education Partnership: Extensive resource guide for current and future college students, educators, parents and caregivers. There are also K-12 learning resources.
- San Antonio Public Library: SAPL is Here for You guide offers creative ideas, eBook picks, resources to help you and your family learn from home, and virtual programming.
- The DoSeum: Do it at Home features Ask a Doer, DIY Activities, Storytime, and Health and Wellness.
- Youth Code Jam: Virtual Learning Hub offers various coding activities for young people, including one bilingual program.
Additional Local Resources
SAEDF is conducting a survey to monitor the impact of COVID-19 on business operations in the San Antonio region. Local business executives are asked to complete the survey to help inform local and state elected officials, government agencies, and others, as well as the possible application of businesses financial assistance.
As schools and governmental resources move online, digital access is more important than ever. The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas created recommendations for local governments and school districts.
The Military Health Advisory Board has compiled resources for San Antonio’s military community during COVID-19.
The United Way surveys community organizations on a weekly basis to assess impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on San Antonio nonprofits and their operations. You can see info about the impact on the organizations’ revenue, operational costs, and service needs.