Photos of recent events in Cedar Park and Leander

CareNow Urgent Care celebrates its ribbon-cutting ceremony July 31.

CareNow Urgent Care celebrates its ribbon-cutting ceremony July 31.

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By Caitlin Perrone
Caitlin covers Cedar Park and Leander city councils and reports on education, transportation, government and business news. She is an alumnus of The University of Texas at Austin. Most recently, Caitlin produced a large-scale investigative project with The Dallas Morning News and led education coverage in the Brazos Valley at The Bryan-College Station Eagle. After interning with Community Impact Newspaper for two summers, she joined the staff as a reporter in 2015.


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CMS also unveiled an interactive map that lets users search any nursing home in the U.S. to see its COVID-19 cases. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
CMS reports 321 coronavirus deaths in Texas nursing homes, nearly 32,000 nationwide

CMS also unveiled an interactive map that lets users search any nursing home in the U.S. to its COVID-19 cases.

Currently, eight patients are hospitalized, per the report. (Courtesy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Williamson County reports 11 additional cases, two additional deaths June 4

Currently, eight patients are hospitalized, per the report.

The NBA G League—a 29-team developmental league for the NBA—has canceled the remainder of its 2019-20 season, according to a June 4 news release. (Courtesy Austin Spurs)
NBA G League cancels remainder of season

The NBA G League—a 29-team developmental league for the NBA—has canceled the remainder of its 2019-20 season, according to a June 4 news release.

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Lakeway will have expanded labor and delivery services starting July 31. (Phyllis Campos/Community Impact Newspaper)
Baylor Scott & White officials announce changes for Lakeway, Marble Falls facilities

Two Baylor Scott & White Health hospitals will undergo changes at both facilities that will consolidate labor and delivery services to Lakeway and expand medical and surgical services in Marble Falls.

As of June 3, Round Rock had 308 confirmed cases of coronavirus, 220 more than the next highest city. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Round Rock reporting significantly more coronavirus cases than other Williamson County cities—here's why

Round Rock has more than 200 additional cases than the next leading Williamson County city.

A screen image of Sam Biscoe at a meeting of the Travis County Commissioners Court
Travis County allocates $7.3 million in coronavirus relief aid to small cities

Commissioners voted to issue $55 per capita to the county's small cities, significantly less than mayors had lobbied for.

There have been a total of 3,501 coronavirus cases in the county and 95 deaths since the pandemic began locally March 13. (Community Impact staff)
Travis County’s first two coronavirus deaths of June bring total to 95

There have been a total of 3,501 coronavirus cases in the county and 95 deaths since the pandemic began locally March 13.

St. David's HealthCare completed a 60,000-square-foot medical office building in April, but it has not yet opened. (Courtesy St. David's HealthCare)
Future St. David's construction timing depends on Leander community's needs, CEO says

The planned St. David's hospital in Leander remains without a construction timeline after drops in patient visits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Phase 3 of his Open Texas plan June 3. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gov. Greg Abbott's June 3 guidelines allow most Texas businesses to operate at 50% capacity

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott continues to lift coronavirus-related business restrictions.

Thirteen additional confirmed cases of coronavirus were reported by the Williamson County and Cities Health District on June 3. (Community Impact staff)
13 additional cases reported June 3 in Williamson County

Of the confirmed cases, 424 have recovered, the report said.