Masks, hand sanitizer to be distributed Saturday

Ald. Chris Taliaferro (29th) will be handing out masks and hand sanitizer 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 10 at two locations, George Rogers Elementary School, 1045 S. Monitor Ave., and Sayre Elementary Language Academy, 1850 N. Newland Ave. State Reps. La Shawn Ford and Camille Lilly also will be at Saturdays’ events.

Free COVID-19 testing this weekend in Austin

Stop by the 29th Ward Veteran’s Peace Garden at 5413 W. Madison St. from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to get tested.Seasonal flu shots and blood pressure checks also will be available, and fresh produce, bottled water, toilet paper, soap and face masks will be distributed.

Free COVID-19 testing Thursday

Stop by Bethel New Life, 1140 N. Lamon Ave., between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Aug. 13 to get a non-painful mouth swab. Results are expected in three to five days. You may register to reduce your wait time.

Free COVID testing this week

Walk-ups are welcome from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the North Austin library branch, 5724 W. North Ave. No IDs are required; free masks, hand sanitizer and community resources will be available.