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Williamson County to add more vaccination sites, open call center next week
Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell said the goal is for Family Hospital Systems, the county’s vaccine partner, to operate on the west side of the county and for Curative to operate in the east. The county is also planning for a mobile vaccination center.
Find out if you are on the Williamson County COVID-19 vaccine waitlist
Williamson County announced Feb. 1 that it has set up a call center to answer any resident questions regarding the county's COVID-19 vaccine distribution, including whether callers are on the county's vaccine waitlist.
Local Austin restaurants second guess downtown
B.D. Riley’s Irish Pub has seen its fair share of national and global crises over its 20 years in operation, but 2020 marked the year the locally owned downtown bar would meet its defeat.
I-35 news: Flyovers at US 183 in North Austin on track to open by middle of the year
According to Bradley Wheelis, public information officer for the Texas Department of Transportation, the flyovers at US 183 and I-35 are expected to open in mid-2021. Currently, state crews are building the southbound I-35 to northbound US 183 and northbound US 183 to northbound I-35 flyovers. TxDOT is also reconstructing a section of the existing northbound I-35 to northbound US 183 flyover.
New Braunfels, Comal ISDs split over COVID-19 leave policy
Employees of New Braunfels ISD will no longer have access to an additional two weeks of paid leave for reasons directly related to COVID-19, but the option remains open to Comal ISD employees.
Taylor Girtman, Christoper Neely, Ali Linan, Lauren Canterberry and Iain Oldman contributed to this report.