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City posts coronavirus resource

Monday, March 9, 2020 by Tai Moses

With the cancellation of South by Southwest, local officials have stepped up efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus as well as educate the public on how to stay healthy. Leaders in the city and the county have declared a local state of disaster, in order “to more proactively increase preventative measures and require mitigation plans for events in the region.” One excellent resource everyone should know about is AustinTexas.gov/COVID19, a collection of succinct answers to the most urgent questions, like, “Am I at risk for COVID-19 in Austin?” and “What is Austin Public Health doing about COVID-19?” There’s also a “recent news” section and information for those organizing events or dealing with the public. We recommend reading through the entire page and checking back regularly.

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