“I also think that we are seeing the impact of some of the recent calendar events like Mother’s Day, Easter where historically we get together with friends and loved ones.”
The measures in place give parents peace of mind.
The order extension continues most all the provisions from the prior city order, including the mandates to stay at home except as specifically allowed, avoid gatherings, observe social distancing, and wear face coverings.
On six dates, the Central Texas Food Bank will distribute free food in the Austin area to help those who are facing increased food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The person who died has only been identified as a 62-year-old male from Elgin, in northern Bastrop County.
The grant program is helping more than 1,600 local small businesses in Williamson County with financial woes as they deal with the impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Officials held a virtual news conference to go over the plan and say they are also working to ensure that the public has safe access to services like spring-fed pools and libraries.
Local leaders are stressing the importance of keeping new COVID-19 hospitalizations to under 20 admissions a day.
Fairmont Austin says their latest operational standards were developed and vetted by a team of expert advisors to ensure maximum efficacy in preventing the spread of all viruses and pathogens, including COVID-19.
The 2020 graduating class at Westlake High never thought they’d be celebrating the end of the school year with a parade of decorated vehicles.
Stephanie Bergara, an artist and industry development coordinator, joins Marcel Clarke on FOX 7 Austin to talk about two grants from the City of Austin that are aimed at helping local musicians.
They say due to interruption in supply during the COVID-19 pandemic, they are having to buy lots of food.
Pease Elementary School stood for 144 years, it was the oldest continuously operating elementary school in Texas. Try as they might, parents and east side activists fought to keep their children’s schools alive. In November, Austin ISD school board voted to shutter it’s doors.
According to medical professionals at the jail, a COVID-19 test came back positive on May 28 from an inmate that had been in custody for three days.
The city says the opening comes in accordance with orders from Governor Abbott's office as well as the city's ability to provide staffing and essential safety measures like social distancing.
On May 28, the Texas Organizing Project will be hosting a Facebook town hall in order to examine the reasons for the disparities concerning how COVID-19 affects those communities and what can be done to protect them.
Today's event is being held at Toney Burger Stadium at 3200 Jones Road between 9 a.m. and noon. It's the sixth one the food bank has held in May.
In order to keep up with the limited capacity, guests will have to go to the park's website and reserve a time and date to visit.
Flipping in-class instruction to virtual platforms in such short notice was a learning curve for everyone.
Escott said Austin flattened the curve, but it's important not to get too comfortable. A surge in cases can increase hospitalizations.