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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Justin Lelesch named Animal Services Director

Justin Lelesch, the new animal services director holding and playing with a dog at the shelter

 The City of Abilene is pleased to announce Justin Lelesch as Animal Services Director for the City of Abilene.

Lelesch has been a part of the City since 2016, when he was first hired as a kennel technician. Over the past five years Lelesch has be...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

ATCPHD pauses administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Health district is pausing adminstration of johnson and johnson vaccine

In line with guidance from the CDC, FDA, and Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), the Abilene Taylor County Public Health District (ATCPHD) is pausing its administration of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine until further noti...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Abilene Main and South Branch Libraries return to regular service March 10

Abilene public libraries return to regular hours March 10, Mockingbird library reopens April 1

 The Main and South Branch locations of the Abilene Public Library will return to pre-COVID-19 operating hours beginning Wednesday, March 10. At that time, all library operational practices and services will return to normal. 

The Mocking...

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City of Abilene - News Releases
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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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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