Officials in Bastrop County say the partnership with APH is being done to expand the COVID-19 testing network to protect the health and safety of Central Texas.
A small memorial is still visible outside Country Grocery in Del Valle where 23-year-old Ambrosio Gonzalez lost his life Memorial Day weekend.
The teams are also having to learn something new: how to rescue people during a viral outbreak.
“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 person who died has only been identified as a 62-year-old male from Elgin, in northern Bastrop County.
A list of all county-reported cases so far
The twisters in Bastrop County split some trees in half and tore the roof off of a shed. So far, no injuries have been reported.
The tornado warnings have expired but Travis and Hays County are under a flash flood warning until 3 p.m. and Travis County is under a flood warning until about 5:30 a.m. tomorrow (5/13).
Anyone seeking a test must be registered and have an appointment.
According to the county, health officials will be conducting random testing on approximately 150 volunteers at 14 different locations around the county on Thursday, April 23, and Friday, April 24.
55-year-old James Michael Wilkinson, known to his family and friends as “Chip,” passed away at Ascension Seton Main on April 17.
The county said in a release that all other provisions in its COVID-19 Order currently in effect remain unchanged.
The approved assistance and capital credits are part of Bluebonnet's efforts to help members and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The order requires the wearing of a mask when entering all public buildings, like the county clerk’s office.
The park closures will begin Thursday night and run until Monday morning. Parks will have signs prohibiting anyone from using the area.
According to the Bastrop County Health Authority, a 37-year-old old resident of the county has tested presumptive positive as of March 21, 2020.
The popular medieval entertainment event is suspending operations during the fourth week of its eight-weekend season. It has not been determined at this point whether the event will be canceled outright.
On Monday afternoon, Bastrop County, along with the cities of Bastrop, Elgin and Smithville urged everyone to continue to be more aware of the spread of COVID-19.
Those targeted in the raid are allegedly linked to a Mexican Cartel.
Men and women participated in obstacles testing their strength, speed, agility and their knowledge of the military.