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Lee County Call Center for Covid-19 Questions: 866-212-1502         Monday-Friday  8am-5pm
Email:   Covid19@co.lee.tx.us

If no one answers, leave a message and your call will be returned. Callers with questions about the COVID-19 disaster declaration and executive orders should call this number instead of directly calling the City of Giddings, the City of Lexington, or Lee County.   Calls may be forwarded to other agencies or resources if necessary. Call 911 for any emergencies, this is not an emergency number.


The Chamber is not responsible for the contents of any off-site materials referenced. Links from this site to other sites on the World Wide Web do not constitute an endorsement from The Chamber. These links are provided for informational purposes only. It is the responsibility to the user to evaluate the content and usefulness of materials or information obtained from other sites.


NEWS - LOCAL & STATE


Find more orders from the State on the Office of the Governor's website.


For More Declarations and Press Releases from Lee County visit the County Webpage

Press releases also contain latest covid case numbers in the county.

Hang in there, Lee County!
Trust in God

Be careful & cautious
Be safe
Remember to wash your hands often

Latest on the Coronavirus vaccine from the Texas Department of State Health Services


Find Testing Sites in Texas on the Texas Department of Emergency Management Site

No New Covid Reports since March 2021
For a list of the Covid Case number please see the Lee County Website


COURTHOUSE OFFICES HAVE BEEN RELOCATED TO THE LEE COUNTY ANNEX, BLDG. B
(BEHIND TAX OFFICE)
898 E. RICHMOND
GIDDINGS, TX 78942


VACCINE HUBS OUTSIDE LEE COUNTY

Bryan Hub: https://stjoseph.stlukeshealth.org/covidvaccine
The Brazos Center
3232 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan, Texas

Brenham Hub: https://localevent.info
Washington County Fairgrounds
1305 E. Blue Bell Road, Brenham, Texas

Bastrop Hub: https://COVAC.info
A Plus Lifestyle Medical Group
815 Tx 71 West, Bastrop, Texas


MEDICAL AND HEALTH

Coronavirus Resource Guide
established by the Texas Department of Agriculture to try to consolidate all information.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
https://www.cdc.gov/

Updates in the United States from CDC
Cases & Latest Updates


CoronaVirus Symptoms
Please read before entering any place of business or social situation.

CoronaVirus- How to Protect Yourself


SHOPPING ONLINE

Ashley's Attic - Website   and    Facebook
Mon-Fri 10am-6pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 12pm-5pm

Bluebird Crossing Designs
website
beautiful embroidery on all kinds of clothing and accessories.
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Sat 9am-12pm
512-207-0803

Dime Box Distillery
Wed-Sat 12pm-6pm

The Grapevine Boutique
Mon-Fri 10am-6pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 12pm-5pm

Harley's Seasoning

RBS Campers
there is no cart option, but you can browse and contact them at 979-542-5262
Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm

The Secret Garden (florist)
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, 979-542-0141
Sat 9am-12pm
After hours call 979-716-7787

Tejas Camp and Retreat
You can get some lovely, colorful and uplifting gifts at the Tejas Camp store online.



RESTAURANTS

DRIVE-THRU

Dairy Queen
All week Fri-Sun 10am-11pm
Dine in and carry out Online ordering

Little Caesar's
Open Sun-Thur 11am-10pm
Fri-Sat 11am-11pm

McDonald's
Drive thru, dine in and carry out
Mon-Sun 6am-12am

Sonic
Drive in, carry out
Sun-Thur 7am-11pm
Fri-Sat 7am-12am

Download the apps to order online and pick up on the go!

Twice the Ice (located next to Mary's Clinic) sells bottled water and ice.

DINE IN AND CARRY OUT

Bullpen Sports Bar & Grill - 979-366-2500
Dine in, carry out
Sun-Fri 10am-12am
Sat 10am-1am

City Meat Market - 979-542-2740
Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am - 4pm;
Sat 8am - 2pm; Sun closed
Dine in and carry out

Giddings Downtown Restaurant -
Sunday-Friday from 11am-2:30pm
979-542-2201
Dine in and carry out

Hoa Son Vietnamese & Chinese Food -
(979) 212-0343
Dine in and carry out
Sunday-Friday 11am-9m

Hunan's  979-542-1133
Lunch Tue-Sun 11am-3pm
Dinner Tue-Sun 5pm-9:30pm
Carry out only

Los Patrones - 979-542-0127
Mon-Thur 11am-9pm
Fri-Sun 11am-10pm
Dine in and carry out

Lost Pines BBQ - 979-542-2075
Tue-Sat 11am-7pm
Sun 11am-3pm
Dine in and carry out

Reba's - 979-542-4700
Mon-Sun 10am-9pm
Dine in, carry out and curbside pickup

Roadhouse Paige - 512-253-3939
Mon-Sun 11am-8pm
Dine in and carry out

Subway - 979-542-9601
Dine in and carry out
Mon-Sun 10am-9pm


FOR BUSINESSES

Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives
Covid resources and crisis management for businesses


Texas Municipal League

Coronavirus Resources - state disaster orders and guidance, tml resources, helpful links
Business Development

Texas Workforce Commission

Covid Resources for Employers
Frequently Asked Questions
about Unemployment Insurance benefits relating to Covid
Businesses and Employers - main page

Better Business Bureau
Latest News - includes covid updates, scams and business tips
Small Business Covid Resources - toolkits, impact reports, webinars
Resources by Country
Resources by State (Texas)

NFIB: National Federation of Independent Businesses

Coronavirus Resources - toolkit, relief options, Dept of Labor resources, IRS tax rellief, treasury department
Small Business FAQs on Covid
Latest Updates on Covid
and how it affects small businesses

Guidance for Essential Workers who have been exposed to Covid

Best Small Business Grants for 2021
A list from Fundera from a variety of sources

Minority Business Development Agency
Find and apply for federal grants

Small Business Administration

Covid Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Small Business Debt Relief

Economic Injury Disaster Loan
economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing temporary difficulties.

SBA Express Bridge Loans
small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 quickly.

Plan, Launch, Manage and Grow your business
Funding Programs
- loans, grants, investment capital, disaster assistance and surety bonds
Federal Contracting
Learning Center courses


The Paycheck Protection Program
providing small businesses with the resources they need to maintain their payroll, hire back employees who may have been laid off, and cover applicable overhead.

Affiliation Rules for the Paycheck Protection Program

Paycheck Protection Program Application

The CARES Act
An economic relief plan for individuals and businesses and how it impacts your families and business.

Cares Act Employee Retention Tax Credit
encourages businesses to keep employees on their payroll. 

Tax Provisions Relating to the CARES Act
from the Joint Committee on Taxation

USDA Rural Initiatives Grants

Business and Industry Guaranteed Loans (B&I Guar.)
Rural Business Enterprise Grants (RBEG)
Rural Business Opportunity Grants (RBOG)
Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program (RMAP)
Biorefinery Assistance Program (BAP)
Intermediary Relending Program (IRP)
Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI)
Rural Economic Development Loans (REDL)
Rural Economic Development Grants (REDG)

Jobs Now at Workforce Solutions
jobs in your local area.

Texas Shared Work Program
Providing Texas employers with an alternative to layoffs

Covid-19 Resources for Employers
from the Texas Workforce Commission

Mass Claims for Unemployment Benefits
for employers faced with either temporary or permanent layoffs.

NFIB Small Business Resources
up-to-date resources from NFIB and federal government agencies.

Grow With Google - Remote Work Hub. Resources and free tools

US Chamber of Commerce
Small Business Preparedness Extended Guide
resources to help prepare for disasters and organize your response.

Steps for Starting a Small Business Disaster Recovery Plan


Giddings Chamber of Commerce
183 E. Hempstead
Giddings, TX 78942
Located in the Lee County Museum, off the Courthouse Square

Contact:  (979) 542-3455
Chamber email:  chambergiddings@gmail.com
Tourism email:  giddingschamber@gmail.com






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