Austin, TX Coronavirus Updates & News For December 16

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The deadline for using the funds is December 30th.

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By Juan Pablo Garnham, The Texas Tribune December 16, 2020With just two weeks to go until funding expires, the Texas state government has not yet spent about a quarter of the $ 8 billion it received from the federal coronavirus alleviation bill that it received US Treasury Department has awarded $ 11.24 billion to local and state governments in Texas. Almost a third of it went directly to the cities … Read more

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Austin, Travis County and the health department have enforced reinforced ordinances by early next year to prevent the spread of disease.

AUSTIN, TX – Officials extended the “stay at home” order until early next year to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus amid the prevailing spikes in respiratory disease. … Continue reading

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Austin Public Health will be an information center as vaccine distribution increases, but will not have a direct hand in vaccine distribution.

AUSTIN, TX – Austin Public Health officials unveiled a distribution schedule for coronavirus vaccines that have arrived in Austin on Wednesday. Read more

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Tests are on 211 Commerce Blvd. in Round Rock and at 707 S. Martin Luther King Jr. St. in Georgetown.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TX – The Williamson County Health District sponsors free coronavirus testing in Williamson County …. Read More

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The waiver of the coronavirus-triggered expiration date will end on April 14, 2021, and customers across the state will be urged to renew their cards now.

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Department of Public Security announced Tuesday today that the expiration date waiver for driver’s licenses and ID cards ends on April 14, 2021. Read more

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The sustained reach of a respiratory disease pandemic had a negative impact on travel activity as passenger traffic fell by nearly 70 percent.

AUSTIN, TX – Passenger traffic at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport remained lower than usual in October due to the ongoing reach of the coronavirus pandemic. … Continue reading

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Four locations received 19,500 doses on Monday, and an additional 19 medical locations are expected to receive 75,075 doses by Tuesday.

AUSTIN, TX – The first batches of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine were delivered to Texas on Monday. Four locations received 19,500 cans and another 19 locations are expected to receive 75,075 cans on Tuesday …. Read More

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