Austin Public Health expands COVID vaccine eligibility to all adults

Heather Osbourne Austin Public Health leaders on Friday announced plans to expand its age eligibility for the coronavirus vaccine to anyone 18 years or older starting Monday. Austin Public Health Director Stephanie Hayden-Howard said vaccine eligibility is able to…

Austin Public Health coronavirus vaccine portal opens to all adults April 12

Olivia Aldridge Austin Public Health will offer COVID-19 vaccine appointments to all adults age 18 and up beginning April 12. (Courtesy Baylor College of Medicine) Austin Public Health, Travis County’s largest COVID-19 vaccine provider, will open vaccine access…

Texas allotted 1.9M COVID-19 vaccine doses next week — Travis County to get 27K, Williamson County to get 20K

Jaclyn Ramkissoon AUSTIN (KXAN) — Texas is set to receive 1.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines next week, the Texas Department of State Health Services announced Friday. DSHS is designating 796,360 of those as first doses to be…

San Antonio Food Bank, city leaders recognize anniversary of massive food distribution event amid COVID-19 crisis

Vincent T. Davis Vincent T. Davis, Staff writer April 9, 2021Updated: April 9, 2021 4:25 p.m. Video: San Antonio Express-News Residents and city leaders joined the San Antonio Food Bank on Friday morning at Traders Village to mark the first…

Local organizations step up to expand vaccine access in East Austin

Marisa Charpentier Michele Rountree had reservations about getting the COVID-19 vaccine at first. But the more research she did, the better she began to feel. And when she heard the African American Youth Harvest Foundation was hosting a…

1 in 3 Covid-19 Survivors Suffer From Long-Term Brain Disorders, Study Says

Justin Chan Covid-19 appears to have a far bigger impact on neurological and mental health conditions compared to the flu, according to researchers. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! April…

Austin, Texas COVID-19 updates April 8, 2021

kvue.com Here are the latest COVID-19 updates, closures and postponements in Central Texas for Thursday, April 8. AUSTIN, Texas — Editor’s note: This blog is no longer being updated. Click here for Friday’s blog. KVUE is keeping you…

San Antonio reports 144 new coronavirus cases, two more deaths

Peggy O’Hare San Antonio and Bexar County officials reported a modest number of newly diagnosed coronavirus cases Thursday, along with two more deaths from COVID-19. Only 144 new cases of the virus were reported. The local area’s risk…

Vaccine progress for San Antonio, Texas as of April 8, 2021

kens5.com Facts, not fear: We’re tracking the latest coronavirus numbers and vaccination efforts across the San Antonio area. BEXAR COUNTY, Texas — We’re tracking the latest numbers from the coronavirus pandemic as well as the vaccine efforts in…

Many Austin police officers haven’t been vaccinated for COVID-19

kevinclark Investigative Summary: Austin police officers are some of the emergency responders you’re most likely to interact with each day, but a KXAN Investigation found less than half of them have been vaccinated against COVID-19 through the city’s…