MIRA Informs: Houston, TX, Student aid, SNAP program, Lone Star card, Free COVID-19 testing!
MIRA USA Informs that in the Houston Texas area you can find the following help:
- Starting May 22, families will be able to receive a monthly check of $ 285 dollars for each child they have in schools and who have been receiving food benefits. If minors are not yet enrolled in the SNAP program, but are receiving free or reduced-price meals, they should contact their School District to complete an application from June 1 to June 30.
- Also, people who receive SNAP food benefits or have the Lone Star card will be able to buy food online at stores like Wal-Mart and Amazon. You can visit the website for more details https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/governor-abbott-hhsc-announce-over-1-billion-in-pandemic-food-benefits-for-texas-families
- Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing is now available at Walgreens pharmacies. You must take a quick screening survey to see if you are eligible for testing. Go to the following link for more information Walgreens.com/Covid19Testing.