Health & Human Services

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 by Sean Saldaña

ADRN distributes 25,000 articles of clothing donated by Uniqlo

Last month, Texas endured a historic winter storm that left millions of people across the state without access to power. At one point during the week of Feb. 15, as many as 40 percent of Austin residents were without power. But as…

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 by Ashley Lopez

Here’s what you should know as more people in Austin get vaccinated against Covid-19

As vaccinations ramp up a year into the coronavirus pandemic, there finally seems to be a light at the end of the tunnel. But we’re not in the clear yet. Morning Edition host Jennifer Stayton talked with KUT’s health care…

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 by Ashley Lopez

Austin Public Health to start opening Covid-19 vaccine appointments every Monday evening

Starting yesterday, Austin Public Health will be releasing appointments every Monday evening for first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. Prior to this, officials were opening appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays, somewhat sporadically. The specific days and the number of these appointments…

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 by Andrew Weber

‘It is now time to open Texas 100 percent,’ Gov. Greg Abbott says

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced he’s lifting statewide executive orders that limit occupancy for businesses and require Texans to wear masks in public spaces. “Effective next Wednesday, all businesses of any type are allowed to open 100 percent,” Abbott said.…

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 by Seth Smalley

Travis County continues to address damage from Winter Storm Uri

The Commissioners Court fielded ongoing conversation Tuesday regarding the lasting impacts of Winter Storm Uri, with a particular focus on damage from burst pipes. “We continue to do winter weather operations at the operation center. We have shifted into what…

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 by Ashley Lopez

Central Texas counties vaccinate 3,000 people in test run for mega site at Circuit of the Americas

Lee esta historia en español. More than 3,000 people were vaccinated against Covid-19 this past weekend at Circuit of the Americas. Officials from Travis, Hays, Bastrop and Caldwell counties are working to open a drive-thru mass vaccination site there that…

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