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Posted on: September 25, 2021

Insecticide spraying scheduled after mosquito tests positive for West Nile virus

The City of Abilene will spray for mosquitos Monday, September 27, and Tuesday, September 28, between 10 p.m. and 12 a.m. after a mosquito in the 79602 zip code tested positive for West Nile virus during routine trapping and testing. 

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Four capybaras born at the Abilene Zoo

Picture of capybara pups born at abilene zoo september 15

Come see our newest babes! The Abilene Zoo is proud to announce the birth of four capybaras on Wednesday, September 15. This is the first time the Abilene Zoo has had a capybara birth, and zoo staff is thrilled to welcome the new additions.

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

COVID-19 information and daily testing numbers at

Screen shot of dashboard for covid-19 testing numbers

Click here, or go to for complete information and resources on COVID-19, including daily testing numbers for Taylor County.

There, you will also find a link to schedule a vaccination appointment. You can also schedule a vaccinatio...

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City of Abilene - Highlights
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

COVID Vaccine - Weekly Clinics available at the Health Dept

Weekly COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Vaccines are available for all 12 years of age and older (only Pfizer may be given to children under 18 years of age). Schedule your appointment online at

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