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Austin Public Health is conducting home COVID-19 testing for those who are unable to leave their home to visit a testing site. To schedule a home test, call 512-972-5560.

The Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) will reopen Bull Creek Greenbelt and Barton Creek Greenbelt beginning August 8, 2020 by reservation only. Reservations are free and can be made online beginning August 1. Internet search for “Austin Parks and Rec,” go to their page, and click on “Reserve Passes.” If a computer is not available, visitors may leave a voicemail at 512-974-6797.

Texas Health and Human Services opened a toll-free 24/7 COVID-19 Mental Health Support for all Texans at 833-986-1919. The support line offers trauma-informed support and psychological first aid to those experiencing stress and anxiety related to COVID-19.

If you have a question for KOOP about COVID-19, leave a message for us at 512-710-5353 or We will respond to questions and share other community updates weekly on Reflections of Community Outreach.

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