With Central Texas facing a nursing shortage, new rules could help more nurses join the fight against the coronavirus
With a potential shortage of 20,000 hospital beds in the local area by June, it is unclear if hospitals will be able to provide adequate staffing.
Restaurants in Central Austin are restricted to drive-thru, takeout and delivery options from March 17-May 1.
Austin and Travis County sobering center will provide quarantine for high-risk homeless individuals as shelter-in-place continues
Homeless individuals at risk of developing complications with the coronavirus will be sheltered at The Sobering Center in downtown Austin.
The furloughed employees will continue to receive health benefits. All events scheduled at the theater through April and most of May have been canceled or postponed.
The program would send additional city budget funds to organizations helping Austin's most vulnerable residents.
Coronavirus update: Travis County positive case total rises to 244 as of March 31, including 28 spring break travelers
Keep up with updates from Travis County and Austin for the week of March 30 here.
‘It is important to recognize how our mental health can be affected by the pandemic': Statewide mental health support line established in light of COVID-19
Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or other emotional challenges in light of the COVID-19 pandemic will now be able to utilize a 24-hour mental health support line.
Here are four Austin-area stories pertaining to the coronavirus that you may have missed March 31.
As colleges and universities move to distance learning, here is how to students can make sure they are counted accurately in the 2020 census.
'Now is the time to redouble our efforts': Abbott issues executive order for state on COVID-19 extending school closures, clarifying essential services
Gov. Greg Abbott updated Texans and issued an executive order regarding the state's response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis during a March 31 afternoon press conference.
Austin, Williamson County realtors get creative, using digital tools to show homes; sales data coming soon
The Austin Board of Realtors and Williamson County Association of Realtors said showings have decreased, but sales remain robust.
The hotel in North Central Austin will be used for "quarantine and isolation purposes," according to city staff.
Construction is continuing during Austin and Travis County’s stay-at-home order because of education facilities’ statues as essential infrastructure.
South Central Austin business updates: Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams open for pint deliveries, second Ski Shores Cafe location coming soon
Each month, Community Impact Newspaper compiles business news by neighborhood to let our readers know what is new in their neighborhood. These South Central Austin announcements are accurate as of March 18, but with coronavirus news changing quickly, please check in with a business to make sure the information has not changed.
Facilities to isolate nursing home residents who test positive for coronavirus will be set up in Travis, Williamson counties
The facilities will be for individuals living at nursing homes who do not need hospitalization or have already been discharged from the hospital.
Austin Regional Clinic will open drive-up COVID-19 testing sites across five sites.
During the coronavirus situation, schools have had to make changes in how they deliver instruction, meals, elections and more. Below is a roundup of what local schools are doing to serve students and families.
Beginning March 28, all city-owned tennis courts, basketball courts, skate parts and pavilions are closed to the public.
Beginning April 1, riders will not have to pay Capital Metro operators or use the farebox.
"We wanted to make this neighborhood better, and we wanted to live in this neighborhood. We love this neighborhood," said co-founder Aurelio Torres.
From Easy Tiger baking 10,000 loaves of bread to Austin’s Couch Potatoes making masks: Here’s how local businesses are chipping in to help their communities
In addition to staying open for delivery and take-out, some restaurants are providing community meals to service industry workers and others in need.
While some restaurants have bunkered down to open at later dates, some Austin restaurants are moving forward with service.
The Travis County clerk's office will close its lobbies to the public beginning March 24.
No penalties have been issued since the order went into effect March 25.
According to public health officials, the woman was in her 70s and had underlying health conditions.