COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Request for Applications Austin Public Health seeks to fund qualified non-profit providers to promote the COVID-19 vaccine with populations at high risk of severe COVID-19 disease including populations of color, immigrants and refugees, lower income, and older adults, who have suffered disproportionate rates of COVID-19 disease. Submit your outreach application by September 29.
Monoclonal Antibodies An expanded therapeutic infusion center in Austin is providing monoclonal antibody therapy to anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 and is at risk of severe illness. Individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 and are interested in monoclonal antibody therapy must have a recommendation from a health care provider and call 3-1-1 for free treatment. For more information, call 3-1-1 or 512-974-2000.
The U.S. Supreme Court recently overturned the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Order to temporarily halt evictions in counties with heightened levels of community COVID-19 transmission until October 3, 2021. Visit the CDC website for COVID-19 news and resources.