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APH shifts down to Stage 4 COVID guidelines as new omicron subvariant detected in Austin

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Austin Public Health has downgraded the city to Stage 4 COVID guidelines for the first time since before the omicron surge as case numbers and the area's community transmission rate continues to drop.

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APH, Austin clinics begin administering all COVID boosters per CDC announcement

Austin Public Health and local CVS and Walgreens locations will begin distributing all of the approved COVID booster shots as soon as Friday.

Austin Public Health and other clinics around Austin are now providing booster shots for all three vaccines, including Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, to fully vaccinated individuals after both Pfizer and J & J were approved by the CDC on Wednesday.

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Limited ICU beds, alternate care site, booster shots: 5 things to know about COVID-19 in Austin

Booster shots have been approved by the FDA for immunocompromised people. (Jordan Vonderhaar)

After a steep incline of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the Austin metro for over a month, the curve could finally begin to flatten.

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