Information may evolve; please check back for the most current information. At The First State Bank, Abernathy * Haskell, the health and safety of our employees, customers and community is our priority.  That’s why we are monitoring the current situation of the novel coronavirus, named COVID-19, and the impact it has on the communities we serve.  We are committed to keeping you informed through a variety of channels, including social media, our website, and traditional news and radio, especially if the situation escalates.

Current Situation According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a highly contagious respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, in December of 2019. COVID-19 continues to spread from person-to-person and is a public health concern. The Texas Department of Health and Human Services (, is monitoring the situation closely. As the situation evolves, you may want to keep these sites as a resource for obtaining the latest information: The CDC’s website provides resources, including status updates, Frequently Asked Questions, Information for Travelers, etc., at: The Texas Health and Human Services’ website includes information specific to Hawaii, tips on what you can do to keep healthy, and additional resources at:


  • Current Situation

    Availability of Business Banking Services

     We Are Open For Business, but with Heightened Precautions

    If there is a change in our normal operations, we will update the status of our services below.

    •  Drive Through During Normal Hours
      • DRIVE-THRU | M-F: 8-4   SAT: 9-12
    • ATM’s Available 24 Hours 7 Days a Week
    • First State Bank Mobil
    • Telephone Assistance
      • Abernathy Location Phone: 806-298-2556
      • Haskell Location Phone: 940-864-1070


4 Financial Tips

Here are some things you should think about doing to maximize your readiness for unanticipated situations.

  1. Sign up for your banks online and mobile banking options.
  2. Set up an emergency fund.
  3. Make sure you have adequate insurance.
  4. Sign up for direct deposit with your employer.
    1. Contact your employer’s payroll or personnel department to get the process started.
    2. You’ll need your First Bank account number and routing number.

At First State, we strive to make banking easy and accessible, so you can take care of the things that matter the most. With our online and remote banking options, you can access your accounts and manage your money quickly and securely from wherever is most convenient for you. Convenient Banking Options First State Bank Mobile Banking — Our online banking option allows you to bank in the comfort of your home. Make sure to keep your information up to date by logging in and confirming your account details. If you need help to set up your online account, you may go into First State Bank with your mobile device or learn more here. Mobile App  For AndroidOr Mobile App For iPhone The First State Bank mobile app helps you manage your money quickly and easily, anytime, anywhere, on your mobile device. Features include transferring money between accounts and mobile deposit, which allows you to deposit a check by taking a photo and depositing it through the app. Drive Through and Night Deposit DRIVE-THRU Hours M-F: 8-4   SAT: 9-12

Preventive Tips to Minimize your Risk

The best defense against all viruses is to follow a few simple recommendations from the CDC. Visit the COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment page for more tips.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

These are everyday habits that can help prevent the spread of several viruses. CDC does have specific guidance for travelers. Additional Resources Available information continues to evolve and you may want to keep these sites as a resource for up-to-date information:

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