Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

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Vaccine Information

From the Department of State Health Services (DSHS):

The state’s Expert Vaccine Allocation Panel recommends vaccination for everyone who falls under the current Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorizations:

All vaccines available in the U.S. are authorized for people 18 years old and older, and the Pfizer vaccine is authorized for people 12 years old and older.

Vaccine availability

If you are eligible to receive a vaccine, you can visit our COVID-19 Dashboard to see vaccine availability in Round Rock. Residents are encouraged to contact their medical provider or one of the many organizations providing COVID-19 vaccinations. 

Texas Gov. Abbott’s Executive Orders Related to COVID-19

Gov. Greg Abbott on May 18 issued an Executive Order (GA-36) prohibiting government entities from mandating masks.

Gov. Abbott has issued multiple Executive Orders related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Below are resources available through the Governor’s office:

Face coverings for individuals age 10 and older are no longer required by City ordinance.

ROUND ROCK ISD

  • Learn more about how COVID-19 is affecting Round Rock ISD facilities, UIL events, athletics, rentals, field trips, after-school programs and other campus activities. Learn more >
  • Round Rock ISD has created a Behavioral Health Support website to help parents and students during this time. Learn more >

CDC GUIDELINES FOR SCHOOLS, CHILDCARE

  • Cleaning and disinfection guidelines, checklist for teachers and parents, tips for parents while school’s out, talking with children about COVID-19 and more. Learn more >

Need Help?

For starting points for a range of services call 211 or 877-541-7905 or use Aunt Bertha: Find Resources in Your Zip Code.


Food Assistance

Round Rock Area Serving Center
Food, as well as clothing and financial assistance, are available. Visit Website

Healthcare Services/Mental Health

CDC’s COVID-19 Symptom Checker
FAQs, information, and online chat to help you make decisions about your next step. Visit Website

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Disaster Distress Helpline
Trained mental health counselors provide no-cost assistance, 24/7, 365 days a year, to aid with emotional distress due to any natural or human-caused disaster. Visit Website | Call 1-800-985-5990

United Way of Greater Austin
Links and resources both for those who need assistance and those seeking ways to help. Visit Website

Williamson County and Cities Health District
Your official source for updates. Visit Website

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Advice, guidance, resources, programs and more for dealing with COVID-19. Visit Website

Older Adults/Caregivers

AGE of Texas
Activities and resources for older adults and caregivers to experience at home. Visit Website

Employment Resources

Texas Workforce Commission
TWC is taking action to implement new laws while continuing to process unemployment insurance claims caused by the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Visit Website

Consumers

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Advice about auto loan payments, loss of income, student loans, scams, assistance for older adults, and more. Visit Website


How to Help:

Food Donations

Round Rock Area Serving Center
Food and plastic bag donations are accepted from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Volunteers are needed to help with fresh fruit processing on select Thursday mornings and for food distribution from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Visit Website

Monetary Donations

Opportunities for Williamson and Burnet Counties
Monetary donations are especially needed at this time. Support Meals on Wheels and Head Start clients. Currently, we need basic items donated. Visit Website

Donation Drives

Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD)
They have set up drop-off donation sites for non-medical items to be delivered to vulnerable populations and elderly residents. Visit Website

Blood Donation

We Are Blood
At this time, donation is by appointment only. You can call 512-206-1266 to schedule an appointment or make an appointment online. Visit Website

Making Masks

Austin + Round Rock Mask Brigade
If you have any unused masks, leave your address in the provided form and a volunteer will collect the masks from outside your door and get them to local health care workers. Donations before 9 a.m. (or so) will usually be picked up that day. Visit Website

COVID-19 ATX Exchange
Dell has created a website where people who are sewing masks can connect with groups looking for them. Visit Website

Covid Rangers
Ask to join the Round Rock Group on Facebook. Visit Website.

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