CEDAR PARK LEANDER EDITION
2020 HEALTHCARE EDITION
VOLUME 14, ISSUE 3 JUNE 15JULY 19, 2020
In a matter of two weeks, two new children’s hospitals—Dell Children’s Medical Center North Austin and Texas Children’s Hospital—were announced in far Northwest Austin. IT TAKES TWO
Children’shospitals tochangepediatric care for Leander, CedarParkfamilies
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Dell Children’sMedical Center NorthAustin
36 3 beds
135,000 square feet
Nov. 2022 N . Scheduled to open
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BY IAIN OLDMAN
Families in Cedar Park and Leander in need of pediatric health care have historically had to travel south into Central Austin to get it. Following the news that two chil- dren’s hospitals will be built in far Northwest Austin in the coming years, however, families from Cedar Park, Leander, Northwest Austin and other surrounding communities will soon have pediatric health care options much closer. Ascension Texas announced plans May 7 to construct a new Dell Chil- dren’s Medical Center campus to be located at the intersection of Avery Ranch Boulevard and 183A Toll in Wil- liamson County. “I think it’s exciting to have a chil- dren’s hospital of Dell’s caliber coming to our area. This is a fantastic addition CONTINUED ON 34
Texas Children’s Hospital
AVERY RANCH BLVD.
360,000 360,000 square feet
SPONSOREDBY • Baylor Scott & White Health • Cedar Park Regional Medical Center SPONSOR PAGE HEALTH CARE EDI T ION 2020
N. LAKE CREEK PKWY.
Scheduled to open winter 2023 winter 2023
*Photo shows future site of Texas Children's Hospital.
SOURCES: ASCENSION TEXAS, TEXAS CHILDREN’S HOSPITALCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
Leander ISDocials to determine graduation, back-to-school options
On June 18, Leander ISD trustees will choose one of three scenarios (see below) for the class of 2020’s six graduation ceremonies. LISD is also researching four instructional models for the 2020-21 school year and will make a decision in July.
Full ceremony with limited, social-distanced audience; number of tickets per student would be restricted
There is no audience, but parents may watch in-person as their senior receives their diploma; event is recorded.
Traditional ceremony with a full audience July 9-11 at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park
SOURCE: LEANDER ISDCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
More pediatric specialists in more places Dell Children’s is building a new hospital in North Austin