COVID-19 Coverage

The scope and severity of the COVID-19 pandemic is changing daily, and so are the plans of local venues and the city as a whole. Below you'll find the breadth of our coverage from show cancellations to city announcements.

You can also find a list of scrapped happenings on our canceled and postponed events page.

Checking In: Pleasure Venom’s Audrey Campbell Stays Calm
Pleasure Venom’s Audrey Campbell Stays Calm
Firebrand frontwoman takes “a sec to reassess”

April 3, 2020

All Together ATX Fund Will Support Vulnerable Populations Hit by COVID-19
All Together ATX Fund Will Support Vulnerable Populations Hit by COVID-19
New philanthropic effort bolsters Austin nonprofits

April 3, 2020

CapMetro Drivers Test Positive for COVID-19
CapMetro Drivers Test Positive for COVID-19
Riders on affected routes ask to monitor for possible symptoms

April 2, 2020

We Have an Issue: Austin Media Getting the Job Done
We Have an Issue: Austin Media Getting the Job Done
Local journos rise to the occasion, and band together for Friday’s All Together ATX fundraiser

April 2, 2020

Working Overtime to Provide for Unhoused Neighbors During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Working Overtime to Provide for Unhoused Neighbors During the Coronavirus Pandemic
All shall be fed

April 2, 2020

On the COVID-19 Front Lines, Providers Feel Exposed
On the COVID-19 Front Lines, Providers Feel Exposed
Seeking protection

April 2, 2020

Opinion: As Educators Scramble to “Do School” During a Pandemic, Tremendous Inequities Are Evident
Opinion: As Educators Scramble to “Do School” During a Pandemic, Tremendous Inequities Are Evident
What the shift to remote learning means for students who already had fewer resources and more hurdles to clear

April 2, 2020

Qmmunity: Health Equity During COVID-19
Qmmunity: Health Equity During COVID-19
An intersectional framework to how we live and help others is essential for a healthier, more equitable future

April 2, 2020

Public Notice: Congress CARES About You
Public Notice: Congress CARES About You
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

April 2, 2020

Headlines
Headlines
The week's biggest news, in brief

April 2, 2020

COVID-19 Coverage
The Common Law
COVID-19 and Austin – answering your legal questions

April 2, 2020

Austin Cinemas Go Virtual
Austin Cinemas Go Virtual
New initiative changes the game for VOD to benefit indie theatres and distributors

April 2, 2020

Council Passes COVID-19 Relief Package Amid Pushback on Building Ban
Council Passes COVID-19 Relief Package Amid Pushback on Building Ban
City Hall is here to help

April 2, 2020

Will COVID-19 Strike the Census?
Will COVID-19 Strike the Census?
How Austin is adjusting its strategy to ensure every resident gets counted

April 2, 2020

CapMetro Suspends MetroExpress Service, Eliminates Fare in April
CapMetro Suspends MetroExpress Service, Eliminates Fare in April
New measures installed to minimize spread of COVID-19

April 2, 2020

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Updates from around the state and things to look forward to

April 1, 2020

Paxton Gets 5th Circuit to Reinstate His Abortion Ban
Paxton Gets 5th Circuit to Reinstate His Abortion Ban
Even during a pandemic, anti-choice politics take precedence

March 31, 2020

Austin Craft Brewers vs COVID-19: Vista Brewing and Hops & Grain
Austin Craft Brewers vs COVID-19: Vista Brewing and Hops & Grain
How local breweries are responding to the pandemic (Part 2)

March 31, 2020

ATX Living Room Picnic Brings Austin Together While Supporting Local Business
ATX Living Room Picnic
Order some takeout and listen to some local tunes on April 4

March 31, 2020

Cine Las Americas Canceled for 2020
Cine Las Americas Canceled for 2020
Festival working on alternate plans to give films exposure

March 30, 2020

Judge Blocks State From Banning Abortion During Pandemic
Judge Blocks State From Banning Abortion During Pandemic
Texas providers can continue delivering essential care – for now.

March 30, 2020

Local Cinemas Embrace Online Experiment to Ride Out Coronavirus Closures
Local Cinemas Embrace Online Experiment to Ride Out Coronavirus Closures
AFS, Alamo, and Violet Crown all screening online

March 28, 2020

Starting Wednesday, You Can Ride the Bus for Free
Starting Wednesday, You Can Ride the Bus for Free
…but also, don’t ride the bus or train if you don’t have to

March 28, 2020

Council Recap: Austin Revs Up COVID-19 Relief Efforts
Council Recap: Austin Revs Up COVID-19 Relief Efforts
"All things on the table" to help Austinites weather crisis

March 27, 2020

Austin Craft Brewers vs COVID-19: Austin Beerworks and Jester King
Austin Craft Brewers vs COVID-19: Austin Beerworks and Jester King
How local breweries are responding to the pandemic (Part 1)

March 27, 2020

Supporting the Queer Service and Entertainment Industries
Supporting the Queer Service and Entertainment Industries
How to help LGBTQIA workers during COVID-19 pandemic

March 27, 2020

Capital Metro Further Suspends Transit Service
Capital Metro Further Suspends Transit Service
Temporary modifications aimed at combating the spread of COVID-19

March 27, 2020

UT Modeling Shows Stark Future Without Social Distancing
UT Modeling Shows Stark Future Without Social Distancing
Without strict shelter-in-place, local hospitals overwhelmed by May

March 27, 2020

Abortion Providers Sue Abbott, Paxton Over Pandemic Ban
Abortion Providers Sue Abbott, Paxton Over Pandemic Ban
Procedures are time-sensitive and essential, suit argues

March 26, 2020

Tonight’s Virtual Kiki Fosters Queer Connection
Tonight’s Virtual Kiki Fosters Queer Connection
When you can’t go to the dance party, the dance party comes to you!

March 26, 2020

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