New Baylor Scott & White clinic, burn ban information and more for Southwest Austinites to know this week

A rendering shows what the future Baylor Scott & White Health clinic in Oak Hill will look like once it is fully constructed.

A rendering shows what the future Baylor Scott & White Health clinic in Oak Hill will look like once it is fully constructed.

Baylor Scott & White clinic coming to Oak Hill

  • The second Baylor Scott & White clinic in Southwest Austin will open near Oak Hill this fall. Out-patient services, such as family medicine, on-site X-rays and laboratory services, will be offered at the facility that is due to open in October.

Burn ban implemented in unincorporated Travis County

  • County commissioners voted Thursday, July 6, to implement an outdoor burn ban in the unincorporated portions of Travis County. The ban will be in effect until Aug. 7, unless further action is taken by the commissioners or the county fire marshal prior to that date.

Studio Barre Studio Barre recently opened in Southwest Austin.[/caption]

Barre classes now available at new studio off Hwy. 290

  • Exercise classes focused on building core strength, improving posture and developing muscle strength will now be offered at Studio Barre, 4970 W. Hwy. 290, Ste. 410. Classes are offered daily and led by barre[tenders].

Credit card scams surface in Austin

  • Travis County warned residents last week about the possibility of credit card skimmer scams in the area after multiple reports surfaced from within the city of Austin and Travis County. One incident was reported at a Speedy Stop, 1320 E. Oltorf St., and another at a convenience store fuel pump located at 12000 N. MoPac.

Austin business offers free window replacement to save dogs

  • A Central Austin business is offering free window replacement and installation to anyone who breaks a vehicle's window to save an animal at risk of heat-related injury or death.

    Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt County Judge Sara Eckhardt addressed the public about the county's concern over mold found on the exterior of untested sexual assault kits in theAustin Police Department warehouse.[/caption]

    JRD Windshield Repair is located at 2105 S. Congress Ave., Bldg. 2, Austin.

Rape kits not compromised by mold discovered by the Austin Police Department in April

  • In April, Austin Police Department officers discovered mold growing on the exterior of untested sexual assault kits. Following a tour of the Austin Police Department's warehouse, on Thursday, July 6, a presentation was made to Travis County commissioners by staff members from the county district attorney's office, stating the boxes are not actively growing mold and are no longer cause for alarm.

By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.


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