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Hi! I hope this is a helpful resource for anyone who may need it. I will be updating with new information and links as they become avaliable. Stay safe and healthy! <3
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Official Information & Testing Information
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CDC COVID-19 Official InformationNationalCDC https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
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City of Austin COVID-19 Official InformationAustinGovernment http://www.austintexas.gov/covid19
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Travis County COVID-19 Official InformationTravis CountyGovernment https://www.traviscountytx.gov/news/2020/1945-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-information
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Capital Metro Service Alerts and ChangesAustinTransportation https://www.capmetro.org/COVID19/Free fares for the month of April
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Stay Home - Work Safe FAQAustin/Travis CountyGovernment http://www.austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/2020-04/Stay%20Home%20Work%20Safe%20FAQ%2004032020.pdfOfficial FAQ from COA regarding Stay Home-Work Safe guidelines - Extended through May 8th
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CDC: Coronavirus Self-CheckerNationalCDC https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/index.html#cdc-chat-bot-openOnline quiz that can help figure out if you or a loved one may require testing for COVID-19
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COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing LocationsTexasGovernment https://txdshs.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=297f10f479d74b569322084e5215541eInteractive map of Texas drive-thru testing locations
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Online Testing Assessment and Sign-UpAustinGovernment
https://covid19.austintexas.gov/s/?language=en_US
Assess your or a loved one's symptoms and sign-up for free drive-thru testing offered by Austin Public Health. This method does not require a physician's refferal to get tested.
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How to Help Locally
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Meals on Wheels Central TexasCentral TexasVolunteeringhttps://www.mealsonwheelscentraltexas.org/about-us/article/messages-regarding-covid-19MOW is looking for volunteers to help deliver meals as well as grocery shop for older homebound adults
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We Are Blood AustinBlood Donationhttps://weareblood.org/Looking for blood donations as well as convalescent plasma from individuals who have have had a lab-confirmed case of COVID-19
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Central Texas Food BankCentral TexasDonationshttps://www.centraltexasfoodbank.org/All donations are currently being doubled to aid those impacted by COVID-19
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Austin Disaster Relief Network Personal Protection Equipment DonationsAustinEquipment Donations https://adrn.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/ADRN_Press_Release_PPE-Supply-Drive-03_22_2020_ML-Edit.pdfSeeking donations of new PPE for health care workers
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SXSW Film Festival on Amazon PrimeAnywhereSXSWhttps://www.austinmonthly.com/resurrecting-sxsw-amazon-prime-is-hosting-the-film-festival-online/Amazon Prime will be holding a free 10-day "festival" allowing SXSW filmmakers the opportuinity to premiere their films after the cancellation of the festival; April 27-May 6
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All Together ATXAustinDonationshttps://give.unitedwayaustin.org/campaign/all-together-atx/c278471Community-driven philanthropic fund to support a variety of causes currently in need
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ATX Hospital MealsAustinDonationshttps://www.atxhospitalmeals.com/Donate funds to help provide meals to hospital workers, currently focusing on St. David's Medical Center
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How to Help Austin Service WorkersAustinDonationshttps://austin.eater.com/2020/3/18/21183768/coronavirus-austin-restaurants-donate-gofundme-venmo-relief-organizationsExtensive list of options to help support service industry workers in ATX
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Austin/Central Texas General Resources
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Good Apple "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" Food AssistanceAustinGrocery & Foodhttps://goodapplefoods.com/covid-19Good Apple is providing 100% free food assistance to 55+ and/or immunocompromised Austin residents
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How to Apply for Unemployment in TexasTexasUnemploymenthttps://www.kut.org/post/covid-19-costing-people-their-jobs-heres-how-apply-unemployment-texasHelpful resource breaking down the unemployment application process in Texas
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Austin Economic Injury Bridge Loan ProgramAustinLoans
http://austintexas.gov/department/austin-economic-injury-bridge-loan-program
Applications open April 22-May 8
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US Small Business Administration Emergency LoansNationalLoanshttps://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistanceSBA low-interest emergency loans for small businesses impacted by COVID-19; currently unable to process new loan applications
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Aging Services Council COVID-19 ResourcesAustinOlder Adultshttps://www.agingservicescouncil.org/General resources for older adults in the Austin area
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Call 211Central TexasGeneral Helphttps://www.unitedwayaustin.org/navigation-center/Call 211 and United Way will provide assistance on a variety of issues from food insecurity to unemployment
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AISD Meals During COVID-19 ClosuresAustinFoodhttps://www.austinisd.org/covid19/mealsCurbside meals and delivery provided by AISD to any child under the age of 19, M-F with weekend meals included on Fridays
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Austin Resource Recovery Trash + Recycling AppAustinUtilities https://www.kxan.com/news/city-of-austin-introduces-new-curbside-trash-recycling-collection-app/This new app will connect customers to ARR in order to quickly stay up to date in the event of service changes or disruptions
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Ways to Get Groceries, Takeout, and Beverages Locally
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Austin Restaurants Providing Take-Out, Delivery, and CurbsideAustinFoodhttps://www.kvue.com/article/news/community/austin-restaurants-offering-to-go-delivery-or-curbside-pick-up-list/269-4c38287f-0c3b-418f-860a-191194a82660
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Local Delivery/Pick-Up of Alcohol AustinBeveragehttps://austin.eater.com/2020/3/21/21187821/coronavirus-austin-beer-wine-alcohol-deliveryTexas alcohol sales restrictions have been lifted to allow for delivery and takeout of alcohol and alcoholic beverages.
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Small Austin-area Grocers AustinFoodhttps://austin.eater.com/2020/4/10/21215437/austin-small-grocery-stores-marketsMay have more/different stock than HEB/Wal-mart/Target
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Local Coffee Shops Offering Delivery, Curb-Side, and TakeoutAustinFoodhttps://austin.eater.com/maps/coffee-austin-takeout-delivery-coronavirus
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Family Resources + Activities
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Online Board Games, Free + PaidAnywhereGameshttps://tabletopia.com/800+ Online Board Games for all ages and group sizes, some free with paid options
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Parenting and Family Support During COVID-19AnywhereSupporthttps://childmind.org/coping-during-covid-19-resources-for-parents/Variety of resources to help parents and children cope with the current situation, daily tips from clinicians
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Netflix PartyAnywhereStreaminghttps://www.netflixparty.com/Watch Netflix remotely with friends and family
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LA Times' Guide to the InternetAnywhereMisc.https://www.latimes.com/projects/guide-to-the-internet/LA Times' extensive list of cool and interesting things to do on the internet
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Free Virtual Tours of Museums, Theme Parks, and MoreAnywhereMisc.https://www.insider.com/museums-theme-parks-offer-virtual-tours-ideal-for-social-distancing-2020-3#relax-during-golden-hour-by-viewing-the-sunset-off-the-cliffs-of-moher-in-ireland-2
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Signs of Encouragement Around AustinAustinMisc.https://www.austinmonthly.com/signs-of-encouragement-around-austin/Gallery of nice signs and symbols of encouragement found around Austin
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Cook from an Austin Restaurant's CookbookAnywhereCookinghttps://austin.eater.com/2020/4/9/21215478/austin-restaurant-cookbooks-to-read-home-cooking-coronavirus-covid-19 Support local business and learn new recipies!
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Coronavirus, ExplainedAnywhereInformationhttps://www.vox.com/coronavirus-covid19Explainers with infographics for a variety of questions involving COVID-19
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