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CommUnityCare Changes COVID-19 Testing Sites and Criteria due to Overwhelming Demand; No Testing July 4th Weekend

CommUnityCare Changes COVID-19 Testing Sites and Criteria due to Overwhelming Demand; No Testing July 4th Weekend

(Austin, Texas) – Due to heavy testing demand and limited space and staffing resources, Central Health-affiliated CommUnityCare Health Centers is relocating drive-up COVID-19 testing sites in Dove Springs and Pflugerville, and changing criteria for who... Read more

Austin Public Health and CommUnityCare Direct People with Insurance to Look for Other Testing Options

Austin Public Health and CommUnityCare Direct People with Insurance to Look for Other Testing Options

It is important to ensure everyone in community has access to testing and medical care Austin, Texas – Austin Public Health (APH) and Central Health-affiliated CommUnityCare Health Centers are encouraging people with health insurance to... Read more

Rising Temperatures, Increasing Demand Result in Central Health-Affiliated CommUnityCare Changing Testing Site Hours

Rising Temperatures, Increasing Demand Result in Central Health-Affiliated CommUnityCare Changing Testing Site Hours

(Austin) – Due to rising temperatures and rising testing demand, Central Health-affiliated CommUnityCare Health Centers announced it is shifting the operating hours at all COVID-19 testing sites to 6:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The early-morning... Read more

Central Health-affiliated CommUnityCare Health Centers begins COVID-19 testing for people with no symptoms

Central Health-affiliated CommUnityCare Health Centers begins COVID-19 testing for people with no symptoms

(Austin) – Central Health-affiliated CommUnityCare Health Centers, in collaboration with Quest Diagnostics and Centene Corporation, will provide free COVID-19 testing for individuals with no symptoms of coronavirus to help slow the spread of the disease.... Read more

Apply For Health Coverage 24/7 Using Central Health’s New Online MAP Application – apply4map.net

(Austin) – In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Central Health has launched an online application for the Medical Access Program (MAP) and MAP BASIC. Available now, Travis County residents can apply for health coverage... Read more

Central Health-funded CommUnityCare Opens More Drive-up COVID-19 Testing Sites in Eastern Travis County; Re-Opens Del Valle Health Center

(Austin) – Central Health-funded CommUnityCare Health Centers next week is opening more drive-up testing sites in Eastern Travis County. CommUnityCare announced drive-up testing will be offered Monday through Friday on a rotating basis in communities... Read more

Sendero Health Plans becomes first Austin area affordable care act health plan to waive cost-sharing for COVID-19 treatment

CONTACT: Bill Noble for Sendero Health 512-296-4651 cell bnoble@noblestrategic.com All of the Austin-area community health plan’s members will not have to meet deductibles nor pay 20 to 30 percent of cost of treatment (Austin, TX)... Read more

Central Health-funded CommUnityCare Offering Medical Appointments Over the Phone to Protect Safety of Patients, Staff, and Community

(Austin) – In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Central Health-funded CommUnityCare Health Centers is offering patients medical appointments without leaving the safety of their home. “The best thing for people to do right now is... Read more

Central Health Medical Access Program (MAP) Begins Enrolling People By Phone Only

In-person eligibility interviews suspended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic (Austin) – In-person interviews for Central Health’s Medical Access Program (MAP) have been suspended in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Instead, all interviews... Read more