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While vaccine and COVID sites remain closed, here's a list of services resuming

(Laura Figi/Austonia)

As sunny weather finally overtakes the record-breaking winter storm that shut down much of Austin, some services are beginning to reopen around the city. Others are closed Friday or through the weekend as thousands of Austinites continue to be without power or water and icy road conditions continue to impede travel.


Reopenings

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport resumed flights on Thursday afternoon after a two-day break due to inclement weather. However, passengers should verify their flight is not canceled with their individual airline.

Trash and recycling pickup resumes Friday, although delays may occur due to road conditions.

Capital Metro resumed extremely limited services Friday and will be missing several routes through Monday. The service is running until 9 p.m. on Friday at significantly limited service levels. All fares are suspended through Sunday in an effort to keep people safe and out of the cold, according to a statement. You can find routes operating here.

All Central Texas HEB stores continue to operate under limited hours, from noon to 5 p.m., through Friday. It has yet to announce weekend hours, but will update here.

The United States Postal Service has opened its retail and delivery units in Austin as of Thursday, but the business mail entry unit remains closed.

Continued closures

Austin and Eanes ISD canceled classes through Friday. Austin ISD continues to hold many of its campuses as warming centers.

The University of Texas at Austin and St. Edwards' University have canceled all classes, including online classes and events, at least through 8 a.m. on Monday.

Austin Community College has canceled all in-person and remote classes and work through Sunday.

Huston-Tillotson University has canceled all classes through Friday and will reopen its campus to staff on Monday.

Austin Public Health will keep closed all vaccination and testing sites on Friday and does not know when services will resume. Those who had scheduled appointments will receive cancellation emails or texts and will be contacted for rescheduling by APH.

UT Health Austin, the city's other vaccination hub, has also canceled vaccine appointments through Friday. Telehealth services are still available.

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