Demonstrations in support of racial justice and against police violence continued over the past weekend. Austin Public Health officials recommend that all participants of weekend or weekday demonstrations get COVID-19 tests by signing up at or by calling 512-972-5560.

The State of Texas offers limited guidance to Texans who are considering returning to work, gathering in public, or increasing interactions with others. The City of Austin’s Risk-Based guidelines can help individuals make informed decisions. See those guidelines and an explanation of our current emergency state at or call 512-974-2000.

The Austin Public library is hosting a summer reading program for four different age groups to allow community members to engage with one another while still practicing physical distancing. To sign up, go to or call 512-974-7400.

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 every Monday from 1:30–2pm on Reflections of Community Outreach.

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