The county has established the volunteer group in an effort to help first responders, medical professionals and others dealing with the shortage of personal protective equipment.
A list of all county-reported cases so far
Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell cited a UT Austin study as one of the reasons for extending the order. It estimates several hundred deaths in the county.
The district says in a letter to parents and guardians that the employee is a food service worker who recently prepared and distributed curbside meals at Anderson Mill Elementary.
The owner of a small business is giving back to his community during the viral outbreak.
The Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) says due to privacy protection laws they are unable to release any detailed patient information beyond that the resident was a woman in her 60s.
The idea came about when Governor Abbott urged churches to continue meeting while also practicing social distancing.
Police responded to a park near Buffalo Pass and Trey at approximately 5:50 p.m. for a robbery of a person.
Each week, Corbiere teams up with a different restaurant to provide and make the food. Once the order is made, the food is handed off to the volunteer drivers to be delivered to each person.
A vehicle and an unknown amount of suspects have fled the scene.
In a Thursday news release, the association speculated that city council may lay-off police in order to address budget problems. That assumption was based on a comment made Monday by a councilmember - who reportedly said the city can no longer afford to be the safest city in Texas.
Police say there was also a 13-year-old boy at the residence who was able to get out of the house safely, he is now in the care of family members.
Usually the Dell Diamond is packed at this time of year but with the season postponed you won't be seeing any fans in the seats or lines at the concession stands.
The number of cases in Williamson County continues to rise, totaling 63 on Thursday.
Using their patrol units' PA systems, deputies will travel to popular places like the grocery stores and parks to remind everyone to social distance and follow the stay home order as more cases of COVID-19 are reported.
Hargrove says he had no idea creating one face shield for his friend to use would turn into hundreds.
At the time of the emergency call, the patient was not known to have COVID-19 but had mild symptoms. When the firefighters were transporting the patient to the hospital, that’s when things took a turn.
Although she couldn’t hug or get close to her guests, individually wrapped cookies from a local bakery were passed out so everyone could feel the love.
Curbside distribution began Tuesday and will continue through Friday, April 3. Teacher-led, at-home instruction begins on April 6, says RRISD.
Austin Public Health is working on a way to protect the most vulnerable in the community, the elderly, as the mortality rate is higher than other populations.