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TeleHealth Access for Seniors is a nonprofit organization that provides seniors with devices and tech support.

TeleHealth Access for Seniors Continues Push to Aid Senior Citizens

September 18, 2020

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth clinics have opened up across the nation to keep people safe. By doing this, senior citizens have been left in the dust with older technology that cann...

Dealing with COVID-19 brings great levels of stress to ICU nurses. They face constant challenges, from seeing patients die alone to putting their lives at risk to care for the sick.

Austin ICU Nurses on COVID-19

September 12, 2020

Since the outbreak of COVID-19,  North Austin’s ICU nurses have been working around the clock to handle the increasing number of patients entering intensive care. Every day, these nurses and doctors a...

Austin nonprofits estimate the city will see a drastic rise in homelessness as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

Texas Representative Vikki Goodwin Holds Town Hall on Housing

August 31, 2020

One of the key strategies outlined by the World Health Organization (WHO) for fighting the coronavirus is social distancing. This issue, compounded with others, has made it disproportionately difficult...

As students are set to return to school in a couple of weeks, teachers have many concerns that have yet to be addressed. Meanwhile, district officials are scrambling to put together a plan that keeps safety a priority while following TEA guidelines.

Here’s What Teachers Are Thinking About School Reopening Amid Global Pandemic

August 7, 2020

As summer comes to a close and the beginning of the fall semester approaches, the final preparations for a reinvented learning experience are unfolding. RRISD recently launched its Reimagining Education plan,...

Round Rock officials hosted a town hall that covered a litany of issues related to education in the coronavirus age. The panelists also fielded questions from parents and students on how the synchronous system would work.

Virtual Learning and Support Services Town Hall Recap

July 27, 2020

Officials held a town hall on Wednesday, July 22 discussing what virtual learning would look like in the coming fall semester. RRISD’s Reimagining Education plan has taken several factors into considerat...

As COVID-19 causes widespread unemployment, many people have faced trouble paying for groceries, rent, and other necessities. To help combat this issue and keep tenants in their homes, Austin has created several renter assistance programs.

City Unveils Expanded Tenant Aid Program

July 26, 2020

After distributing $1.25 million in May to 1,681 households, the City of Austin announced a second round of emergency rental assistance, called RENT 2.0, to help keep people in their homes. The amount of m...

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‘Ma(s)king a Difference’ Protects Frontline Workers In Austin

July 10, 2020

As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise across the State of Texas, extended efforts to help slow the spread of the virus by wearing a mask and staying at home when possible remain t...