Friday, October 30, 2020

Downtown Buildings to Light Up Green to Promote Good Health During COVID-19

For immediate release: October 30, 2020
Contact: Austin-Travis County Joint Information System, 512-974-0699,

Advisory: Downtown Buildings to Light Up Green to Promote Good Health During COVID-19 

WHAT: Buildings throughout Austin, including Austin City Hall, Central Library, Fairmont Hotel, Frank Erwin Center, The Catherine, JW Marriott Austin, 300 W. 6th, Gables Republic Square, W Austin, ACL Live, Canopy by Hilton, DoubleTree Suites, Inn Cahoots, Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel, Embassy Suites, and The Carpenter Hotel will be turning their lights green to promote solidarity of good health and wellness during COVID-19.  

The Paramount Theater, Frank Erwin Center, Austin Convention Center, and Palmer Events Center have also lent their marquees to promote "Spread Kindness, Not COVID" messaging. 

Some buildings will be projecting #AmplifyHopeATX images, which the public may use. Video, images, and copy can be found here.

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 30, 6-10 p.m. 

WHERE: Downtown Austin 

MORE: Pandemic fatigue is a real issue. Austin Public Health staff, along with City and County departments, have been responding to COVID-19 since February and understands firsthand the need for normalcy. The lighting represents that we are in this together. As Halloween weekend nears and more holidays approach, we need everyone to do their part to keep our community safe and remember the 3Ws: Wash your hands, Wear a mask, and Watch your distance. 

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