The Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin graduated its first class May 21.
The holiday weekend brought a range of interpretations over Gov. Greg Abbott's permission to reopen.
As local health authorities monitor an upward trend in COVID-19 cases, they are bracing for a possible uptick in hospitalizations.
There have been 1,084 total coronavirus recoveries in Travis County as well.
East Austin bar La Holly opened a pop-up on West Sixth Street at Key Bar on May 22.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said the state entered the era of the coronavirus in a healthy financial situation, which bodes well for the future as reopening continues, but that Texans are not out of the woods yet.
As economic restrictions loosen, some Central Texas toll roads are beginning to fill up with traffic
Traffic counts on roads operated by the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority have consistently climbed since early April.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced May 27 that $3.6 million will be provided to nursing facilities to purchase tablets, webcams and headphones to connect residents with family members.
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A new medical executive has been brought in to fill leadership roles at Dell Medical School and Dell Children’s Medical Center.
Texas Secretary of State Ruth Hughs released a checklist May 26 for voters to follow to help prevent the spread of coronavirus at polls.
Townlake YMCA, Southwest Family YMCA, Northwest Family YMCA, Springs Family YMCA, Bastrop YMCA and Hay Communities YMCA facilities will be reopening June 1.
As multiple sectors of Austin’s economy temporarily closed stores to customers as part of a nationwide effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus, more than 100,000 Austin jobs were lost in the process.
Maudie's Moonlight Margarita Run goes virtual; Do-Rite Barbecue rebrands to Metcalf Barbecue; and more Central Austin business announcements
New locations for Kirby the Barber, The Rolling Rooster and Ski Shores Cafe are now open.
The deaths bring Travis County's total fatalities during the pandemic to 88.
Travis County sees renewed upward trend in recent coronavirus cases, indicating a possible second surge
Weeks after Texas loosened public health restrictions, local authorities are seeing increased COVID-19 cases in Travis County.
The layoffs represent 3% of the health system’s workforce.
Starting Friday, May 29, water parks will be allowed to open but must limit guests to 25% of their normal operating capacity.
The city of Austin could offer modified pool operations this summer begining in June.
Austin ISD has been offering meals to students during school closures and will continue to this summer.
Is now the right time to rethink transit in Austin? Local leaders respond to community questions about Project Connect
Austin City Council and the Capital Metro board of directors will decide June 10 on whether to adopt Project Connect—the plan to revamp public transportation in the area.
The University Interscholastic League released guidelines for allowing sports workouts and marching bands to practice.
May 25 specifically saw 86 new coronavirus cases, the single largest one-day jump in the county during the pandemic.
The Dawoodi Bohra community of Austin has worked to provide financial assistance and offered support to first responders and essential personnel during the health crisis.
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