Austin COVID-19 Resources
(last updated by Sarah Overton at 04/06/2020 12:02pm)

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Food & Bars

Fresh Local Produce/Meal kits Pickup & Delivery

Delivery Services

Grocery Store Update Hours



Temp Jobs

Temporary Relief from Government

K-12 Education

Educational Resources

Virtual Tours


At-Home Entertainment

Resources to help

What is okay during social distancing?

The CDC defines social distancing as it applies to COVID-19 as "remaining out of congregate settings, avoiding mass gatherings, and maintaining distance (approximately 6 feet or 2 meters) from others when possible."


Use Caution

Safe to do

  • Group gatherings
  • Sleepovers
  • Playdates
  • Concerts
  • Malls
  • Workouts in gym
  • Visitors in your house
  • Non-essential workers in your house
  • Mass transit systems
  • Dining in a restaurant
  • Visiting anyone 65+
  • Non-essential travel
  • Non-essential doctors appointments
  • Hugs and handshakes
  • Visit a grocery store
  • Get take out
  • Pick up medicine
  • Play tennis in a park
  • Go on a walk around a populated trail
  • Yard work
  • Play in your yard
  • Clean out a closet
  • Read a book
  • Listen to music
  • Cook a meal
  • Family (or your household or roommate) game night
  • Call to check on a friend
  • Virtual dinner or happy hour with friends
  • Attend livestream concert or class


How to support local businesses while social distancing?

How to support local musicians while social distancing?

What to do if you think you are sick?

Before scheduling an appointment with your healthcare provider or walking into a clinic, urgent care center or hospital it is recommended that you use one of these or similar services listed below.