Bastrop County Selected as Finalist for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize

Bastrop County, Texas, was chosen as a finalist for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Culture of Health Prize, a collaboration between RWJF and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. As a 2021 finalist, Bastrop County is one step closer to the national Prize, which honors communities working at the forefront of advancing health, …

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Bastrop County community testing site expands to second location

The Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is pleased to announce the opening of a second community testing site located at Elgin Ascension Seton. This new testing site will be providing free COVID-19 tests to Bastrop County residents who qualify and register through bastropcountycovid19.org or call 512-972-5560. The Bastrop County Community testing site located …

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Rural Broadband Coverage

How’s your internet? One of the major problems in rural broadband is the lack of accurate connectivity data, which can negatively impact business and development decisions as well as grant opportunities. Connected Nation Texas are asking for community feedback  in order to get better data on internet service . They have produced some preliminary maps …

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