Get Health Insurance: For people who don’t have offers of health insurance from employers, family members, or Medicare, you may qualify for subsidized health insurance through the federal Marketplace. For assistance filling out the application, call Foundation Communities’ Health Coverage program at 512-381-4520.
Civilian Corps Jobs Open: The Austin Civilian Conservation Corps (ACCC) helps Austinites who have been economically impacted by COVID-19 earn income as Parks and Public Lands Improvement staff earning $15–$18/hr. For more information on applying, call 512-974-2200.
11/21: Get Free Food: The Central Texas Food Bank (CTFB) is hosting a community-wide food distribution event this coming Saturday. You can get free groceries for your household there until supplies run out. Try to arrive early, because they don’t have guaranteed groceries if food runs out before 12pm. • Sat., 11/21, 9am–12pm @ Del Valle High School (5201 Ross Rd, Del Valle, TX 78617). Call the CTFB distribution programs hotline for schedule updates: (512) 684-2559.
If you have a question for KOOP about COVID-19, leave a message for us at 512-710-5353 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to questions and share other community updates weekly on Reflections of Community Outreach or the In Touch Interviews show.