The library is tracking local COVID data and other community health information to help you with your decision-making for your families and businesses.


TRAVIS COUNTY COMMUNITY RISK: MEDIUM

Communitry risk level data; County is at medium risk

People with symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19 may need to isolate or quarantine and should wear a mask around others.

CDC quarantine and isolation calculator

MASKING GUIDELINES

  • LOW   Masking optional when gathering, dining and shopping.
  • MEDIUM
    • If you are up to date on vaccines:  Masking optional when gathering, dining and shopping. Mask when social distancing is not possible.
    • If you are at risk:  Indoor masking when gathering, dining and shopping.
  • HIGH   Indoor masking regardless of vaccination/risk status when gathering, dining and shopping.

TRAVIS COUNTY TRENDS

Because of unreported home testing, case counts are no longer a reliable metric, as confirmed by high positivity rate (which should be 5% or less). Cases include confirmed plus probable per TX DSHS.  Travis County hospital counts include 5-county MSA.

COvid key indicator trends for Travis County

Travis County Key Indicator Trends  8/5/22

Graph of positivity rate, new adhmissions, and hospital capacity

  • Trauma Service Area O ICU beds available  8/10/22  adults 39; kids 6
  • Eanes data  Last updated 8/9/22
    • 2020-2021 433     2021-2022  1987   2022-2023  0
    • 2 confirmed cases in the last 7 days; 1 active.

COVID DASHBOARDS


HELPFUL RESOURCES

Austin/Travis County Health and City of Austin

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Federal Drug Administration

State of Texas


OTHER PUBLIC HEALTH MONITORING  (APH) 8/9/22

FDA Recalls