COVID-19 Response and Resources

Welcome to the HCA COVID-19 Response and Resources area. We've created this page to be your one resource for our association's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and a great resource for you and your business during this challenging time. 

Friday, May 1, 2020
Re-Opening Texas After COVID-19 Shutdowns » Download this PDF for a comprehensive collection of information, resources, articles and links business owners will need to safely and effectively re-open their business in the weeks to come

Friday, May 1, 2020
Important Changes to the SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) » Read an article released by AGC Texas covering this topic, along with a very informative educational video provided by AGC America

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
OSHA Guidance on Reporting COVID-19 Cases on the Job Site » Read the OSHA memorandum which provides interim guidance to Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs) for enforcing the requirements of 29 CFR Part 1904 with respect to COVID-19 cases

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Safety Committee Webinar Recap - OSHA - COVID-19 Update » Review the powerpoint presentation from the recent Safety Committee meeting discussing several important OSHA COVID-19 documents

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Harris County Issues Face Mask Order » Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has announced that residents will be required to wear face masks or face-coverings in public effective April 27 and lasting for one month 

Monday, April 20, 2020
PPP Funds Depleted & CDC Update on Critical Infrastructure Workers » if you applied for funds already, you should get them - if not, you may need to wait until more funding gets approved 

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Letter to the Association from President Chris Smith » of PLW Waterworks, LLC regarding the COVID-19 pandemic  

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Small Business Administration Loans for COVID-19 » information on the newly passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which provides loans for qualifying small businesses

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Asking Congress to Support Infrastructure Investment » information on how you can ask Congress to Support Infrastructure Investment including a letter template ready for you to personalize and send 

Monday, April 6, 2020
DOL Guidance on Respirators & Families First Coronavirus Response Act Poster » companies are required to post this flyer in a conspicuous place on its premises.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Guidelines for Contractors Working as an Essential Service » Success -  Harris County issues "Stay at Home" order and Attorney’s Office considers heavy civil construction and their related suppliers are considered to be essential services

Monday, March 23
On Behalf of the Construction Industry Letter » HCA sends letter to local elected officials before Judge Hidalgo's "Stay at Home" order requesting that civil construction be considered an essential service

Monday, March 23
Construction is Essential Letter » HCA and five additional trade organizations send letter local elected officials before Judge Hidalgo's "Stay at Home" order

March 13
Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 » The Department of Health & Human Services and OSHA have made the document below available for distribution.  It is a guide on how to prepare workplaces for the COVID-19 virus