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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Self-scheduling for COVID-19 vaccination clinics now available

Directions on how to self schedule for a covid vaccine appointment at abilenetx.gov/vaccineschedule

Individuals who qualify to receive the COVID-19 vaccination can now schedule themself for a vaccination appointment at an upcoming Abilene Taylor County Public Health District (ATCPHD) vaccine clinic. 

To schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointmen...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Residents urged to take caution hiring a plumber for freeze repairs

Be sure to check out abilenetx.gov/contractorinfo before hiring a contractor

The City of Abilene would like to remind residents to be cautious of who you hire for freeze repairs after our winter storm event. 

Repairs to water lines, sewer lines, and gas lines should only be performed by plumbers licensed by the State of Te...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Taylor County added to federal disaster declaration

TAylor county added to disaster declaration

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved an additional thirty-one Texas counties, including Taylor County, to be added to the President’s Major Disaster Declaration for Individual Assistance stemming from the record snowfall and extende...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2021

North 18th Street bridge closed for redesign

North 18 bridge closed for redesign

The North 18th Street bridge is now closed as the City of Abilene works with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to address needed repairs. North 18th Street from Park Avenue to Kirkwood Drive is closed to through traffic, and all drivers are e...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

City ready to address traffic concerns at new Taylor Elementary campus

Message saying the City is ready to address traffic concerns at the new Taylor Elementary campus

Abilene City Council and City staff would like to reassure residents that they are aware of concerns expressed in relation to traffic created at the opening of the new Taylor Elementary located at 1719 East North 10th Street, and are working with Abilene ...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

The Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District builds list for next round of COVID Vaccinations

NewsFlash- ATCPHD Builds List for next round of vaccinations

The Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District is preparing a screening tool to assist in scheduling people who are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine based on the criteria in the Texas Department of State Health Services guidelines for distributi...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Abilene Area Recycler No Longer Accepting Cardboard & Paper

Due to a prolonged depressed recycling market, Abilene’s contractor for the processing and marketing of recyclable materials, Texas Metals and Recycling Company, will no longer accept cardboard or paper materials. This change results in the City of Abilen...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

CDC Releases New Guidelines for Quarantine Measures

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new guidelines for quarantine measures for individuals exposed to someone with COVID-19. The guidance of a 14-day quarantine period is still considered the safest way to prevent spreading th...

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City of Abilene - News Releases