Austin back into Stage 5 to slow the spread of COVID-19

The Austin-Travis County Health Authority shares the key points of Stage 5 recommendations as case numbers of the omicron variant significantly increase.

Cases and hospitalizations are surging in Travis County. During Stage 5, vaccinated people should take precautions and wear masks during all activities. Get your booster once eligible.

Partially vaccinated and unvaccinated people should wear masks, avoid gatherings with people outside of their household, only travel and shop if essential, and choose takeaway/curbside options for dining. Get fully vaccinated as soon as possible.