COVID-19 in Austin
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that is spreading from person to person. Learn more about COVID-19.
Austin-Travis County is in Stage 3
This means that residents should: Practice good hygiene; Wear a mask; Stay home if sick; Avoid sick people; avoid all gatherings with social groups greater than 10. Businesses are recommended to operate at up to 50-75%% capacity.
Get more information on the risk-based guidelines.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Austin Public Health is currently using the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Supply is limited, and vaccine rollout is gradual. Currently all adults are currently eligible to be vaccinated and can pre-register through Austin Public Health. While supply is limited, Austin Public Health is prioritizing by age and risk for severe disease. Limited vaccine is also available at doctor’s offices, pharmacies, hospitals, etc. Visit VaccineFinder.org to locate additional providers in your area with supply of COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID-19 Testing Information
If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, you should self-isolate and take an online assessment to register for a free test. You can take the assessment for yourself or a loved one. Get more information on COVID-19 testing in Austin, or go right to the online assessment. Call the Austin Public Health medical hotline at 512-972-5560 if you need assistance completing the online assessment.