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From computer advances to updated medical procedures, Austin Regional Clinic is constantly changing to meet the needs of our growing communities. To stay on top of ARC’s latest developments or to learn how we are bringing the newest technologies to our clinics and patients, please visit ARC News or take a look at our Media Releases below.

Please direct media inquiries to our Marketing and Communications Department using the contact information below:

Austin Regional Clinic
Marketing & Communications
6210 E. US Highway 290 Suite 310
Austin, TX 78723
e-mail: Media Relations
phone: 512-421-4811(512) 421-4811
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ARC clinics voted “Best of North Hays County”

April 5, 2021 – Austin Regional Clinic’s three locations, doctors and staff in Hays County have been recognized by the Hays Free Press with numerous “2020 Best of North Hays County” awards, as voted on by readers of the newspaper.

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44 Austin Regional Pediatricians and Specialists are “Top Docs!”

April 1, 2021 – 42 Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) pediatricians and two specialists have been named “Austin’s Top Docs for Kids 2021” by Austin Monthly magazine.

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109 ARC Doctors named Austin Monthly Top Doctors 2021

109 ARC physicians representing 16 specialties are on Austin Monthly’s annual list of Austin’s Top Doctors 2021, featured in the January, 2021, issue of the magazine.

Austin Regional Clinic COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Austin Regional Clinic, to date, has vaccinated more than 6,000 healthcare workers and first responders and those most at risk in Group 1B. We have administered about 700-1000 vaccines per day since receiving our first allotment of 7,000 doses on December 23, 2020. ARC has enough vaccine to fulfill its appointments this week and then will have exhausted its initial supply.

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COVID Vaccine Update: Austin Regional Clinic Vaccinates First Responders; Launches Website for Vaccine Requests

December 30, 2020 — Austin Regional Clinic began vaccinating community first responders yesterday afternoon. Fire trucks from Austin Fire Department lined up at ARC headquarters full of firefighters ready to be vaccinated. ARC expects to vaccinate other regional fire departments and area police departments as well as other first responder groups over the next several weeks. They are also continuing to vaccinate and book appointments with healthcare workers. 

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27 Austin Regional Clinic Physicians Named Texas Super Doctors

Twenty seven Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) physicians, representing nine specialties , have been named Texas Super Doctors® 2020 by Texas Monthly magazine, a record number of honorees for the second year in a row.

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ARC launches eMD Access Subscription Plans

November 17, 2020. Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) has launched subscription plans for eMD Access, its 24/7 on-demand telemedicine service. For the last four years, the much-used service has been available only to ARC employees and members of other insurance and employer plans; beginning today, it is open to anyone.

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ARC adds Ob/Gyn at new ARC Center Street

Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) has added Ob/Gyn services to its newest location in Kyle, ARC Center Street, 22420 IH-35, Ste. 203.

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ARC Clinical Research starts to enroll children 12-17 years old for COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

ARC Clinical Research, ARC’s medical research department that enables clinical trials, announces it looks to enroll children 12-17 years old in Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial that began in early August 2020.

Austin Monthly names Top Doctors for Women

Twenty-four ARC physicians, including 23 Ob/Gyn and one Endocrinology/Reproductive Medicine specialist, have been named to Austin Monthly magazine’s “Top Doctors For Women” listing.

ARC offers two new services for COVID-19 testing and Flu Shots

Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) continues to enhance services to meet the expectations of our patients and to provide the best care to the community.

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ARC Center Street to open second location in growing Kyle, TX

Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) will open its second Kyle location, ARC Center Street, on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.

ARC Clinical Research contributes to COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

ARC Clinical Research, ARC’s medical research department that enables clinical trials, is excited to announce its participation in a prominent COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial that will begin in early August 2020.

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ARC extends Pediatric Well-Check availability to After Hours Clinics

Austin Regional Clinic Pediatrics extends its well-check availability to include appointments on weekday evenings and weekends at all five ARC After Hours Clinics, for added patient and parent convenience.

Texas Monthly’s SUPER DOCTORS®: Rising Stars 2020 listing includes six Austin Regional Clinic physicians

Six Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) physicians representing five specialties are featured in the July, 2020 issue of Texas Monthly in its list of Texas Super Doctors®: Rising Stars Edition 2020.  The publishers of Texas Monthly and MSP Communications released this list of Texas Rising Stars, recognizing medical professionals who have shown excellence in the healthcare field and who are already making an impact early in their careers. The doctors were selected by their peers and verified by the MSP Communications in a process that combines peer nominations and evaluations with independent research.

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Austin Regional Clinic Georgetown adds pediatrics

Grace C. Averitt, DO, provides complete pediatric care for newborns, young children, adolescents, and teens, including immunizations and well-checks.  She is available for both in-clinic and telemedicine visits, as well as free personal Pediatric meet & greet video visits. Dr. Averitt is board certified in pediatrics. For appointments with Dr. Averitt, visit

Antibody Testing and AI Self-Assessment Tool Available

Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) continues to offer COVID-19 testing for regular and pre-operative patients, both drive-up and in-clinic,and now offers Antibody testing as well. ARC has performed over 18,000 COVID-19 tests to date.