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Resources for Individuals, Families & Businesses During COVID-19

March 23, 2020

Updated: 5/13/20

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Modifications Made on May 8 to the Stay Home Orders continue to:

  • Ask individuals to stay home and refrain from attending social gatherings of any size outside a single household, subject to stated exceptions.
  • Require face coverings in public, while making it clear that no civil or criminal penalty will be imposed for failure to wear one.
  • Ask individuals to practice social distancing, maintaining at least a six-foot distance from other individuals, and to wash their hands regularly with soap.


Health Resources & Services

Using Fabric Face Coverings

As part of the May 8 extension to the Stay Home–Work Safe Order, the public is required to wear fabric face coverings when conducting essential activities or work.

Austin-Travis County Adopts CDC Guidelines Regarding Public Use Fabric Face Coverings

How to make face coverings at home:
Tutorials for Three Mask Designs from Austin Public Health
The CDC’s Video on How to Make Your Own Face Covering
More Recommendations for Cloth Face Covers from the CDC


APH Online Assessment and Testing App 
which will allow residents of Austin-Travis County to complete an online
assessment to determine their eligibility for a COVID-19 test.


Public Health Information & Guidelines

What to do if you are sick? Symptoms, telehealth options, and services for the uninsured

Austin Public Health’s COVID-19 resources

FAQs for individuals and families

Information for healthcare providers

Travis County COVID-19 information


State of Texas  
Texas Department of State Health Services 

National & Worldwide  
Center for Disease Control and Prevention fact page 
World Health Organization (WHO) updates  


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