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Important facts to help navigate COVID-19 pandemic

Important numbers and websites to know
Important numbers and websites you can use to help get through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted at 8:38 PM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 00:25:17-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — All of our lives have been turned upside-down by the coronavirus pandemic.

As we try to persevere, questions are certain to emerge.

Here are a few questions we've been receiving at the station from concerned members of the public.

We at KRIS 6 News have collected numbers and websites for some of the most important agencies you might need to contact.

How do I apply for unemployment benefits?

Call 1-800-558-8321 or apply online at https://apps.twc.state.tx.us

Where do I go if I observe price gouging:

You can report it directly to the attorney general of the Texas Office at the Consumer Protection Hotline (1-800-621-0508) and you may also file via email using the link below.

How to Report Price Gouging:
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer-protection/disaster-and-emergency-scams/how-spot-and-report-price-gouging

File a Consumer Complaint:
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer-protection/file-consumer-complaint

How do I report if I see a business or people violating the county's social gathering order:

Contact Corpus Christi Code Enforcement at 361-826-2600.

How do I contact the Corpus Christi Food Bank?

Call 361-887-6291.

How can I report a COVID-19-related scam:

Call the Corpus Christi Police Department at 361-886-2600.

The Federal Trade Commissions (FTC) has additional information on COVID-19 scams.
https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/coronavirus-scams-what-ftc-doing

You can also file a complaint with the FTC here:
https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/#crnt&panel1-1

How can I contact the Nueces County Hotline:

Call 361-414-6000. It's available from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Questions can be also submitted by email to county.attorney@nuecesco.com. Se Habla Español - translation services for other languages also is available.

Where can I call for coronavirus-related medical questions?

Contact the public health district at 361-826-7200.