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.
LIVE UPDATES: Here's which Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto restaurants are offering takeout, curbside pickup and delivery
Restaurants adapt to state order to close dine-in services.
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.
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.
Round Rock ISD to pay teachers, staff during extended school closures, now to last until at least May 4
The RRISD board of trustees met in an emergency, virtual meeting on March 31 to discuss payment for staff and to authorize emergency expenditures during extended school closures related to the coronavirus pandemic.
As colleges and universities move to distance learning, here is how to students can make sure they are counted accurately in the 2020 census.
Under Hutto’s current conditions, prior to its recent layoffs, the city has a fund balance level equivalent to 25 days.
'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.
More than 140 animals are looking for forever homes at the shelter.
The county has still only reported one coronavirus-related death.
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.
Amid extended school closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, RRISD is now providing curbside meal pickups once per day, rather than offering separate breakfast and lunch time slots.
The churches are asking for nonmedical supplies in their original packaging.
Pflugerville City Council will host a virtual meeting April 2 at 5 p.m. to determine whether to postpone the city's May 2 bond election.
The hotel in North Central Austin will be used for "quarantine and isolation purposes," according to city staff.
The Hutto Area Chamber of Commerce will host a blood drive April 7 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The May 2 elections, including those for both city officials and Hutto ISD, have been delayed until Nov. 3.
Williamson County epidemiologist Justine Price said she predicts the county’s coronavirus peak will hit between April 24-May 15.
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.
Hutto City Council members are looking to the federal economic stimulus legislation signed March 27 to see whether and how it can help the 48 city workers laid off last week.
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.
Lake Pflugerville Park, including trails and pavilion, temporarily closed as nine cases of coronavirus confirmed in 78660 ZIP code
Closures include the lake, fishing piers, pavilion, restrooms and trails around the lake and park.