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ARA Response to Coronavirus

The ARA team is here
for Central Texas.

When you visit our facilities

In order to assist in minimizing the spread of COVID-19 in our community, we have made adjustments to our care processes. This includes screening patients, enhanced cleaning services, and limiting visitors to our imaging centers.

    • ARA will image all patients of all ages, even those experiencing a fever with respiratory symptoms that are not suspected to be related to COVID-19. Exceptions are when a patient is:
      • Positive for COVID-19 and has NOT completed the set recovery timeframe/criteria, which are:
        • Five days after symptom onset or, if asymptomatic, five days after positive test results.
        • Resolution of fever for at least 24 hours without the use of medication.
        • Improvement of other COVID-19 symptoms.
      • Pending COVID-19 test results due to COVID-19 symptoms.
        • If pending test results are due to a requirement not related to COVID-19 (i.e., pre-surgery requirement), the patient will be imaged.
    • If patients are unable to be imaged at ARA due to the above COVID-19 scenarios, our staff will refer them to their primary care provider or a hospital for imaging.

  • Masking is not mandatory. ARA strongly encourages patients and employees to continue wearing a mask, but it is optional.
  • Patients may request an ARA employee to wear a mask during their visit.
  • Any patient or employee experiencing upper respiratory/allergy symptoms is required to wear a mask.

Visitor rules and caregiver screening

The imaging center lobby/waiting rooms are fully open. In order to allow seating for all patients and essential visitors/caregivers, we have made the following changes:

  • Any visitors who are not essential caregivers will be asked to remain outside the imaging center in the car. Exceptions are:
    • Pediatric patients will be permitted to bring two parent visitors.
    • Obstetric ultrasound patients will be permitted to bring one non-essential visitor.
    • Breast imaging consult patients are allowed one non-essential visitor.
    • Evening exam patients are allowed non-essential visitors after 6pm.
  • Essential caregivers and approved visitors will be screened.

Imaging center status

All ARA imaging centers are currently open.

Austin Center Boulevard & Austin Center Boulevard Breast Imaging OPEN
Cedar Park & Cedar Park Breast Imaging OPEN
Mueller Children’s Imaging OPEN
Dripping Springs OPEN
Georgetown OPEN
Kyle & Kyle Breast Imaging OPEN
Georgetown OPEN
Manor OPEN
Medical Park Tower OPEN
Midtown / Theranostics Center / Interventional Radiology Center OPEN
Quarry Lake OPEN
Manor OPEN
San Marcos OPEN
Village OPEN
Southwood OPEN
Westlake OPEN
William Cannon OPEN
Wilson Parke OPEN

ARA screening exams:

  • Screening mammography
  • Bone densitometry
  • Hysterosalpingogram (HSG)
  • CT: Virtual colonography, CT calcium scoring, CT lung screening
  • Ultrasound: Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening, EVLT varicose vein screening, breast screening
  • MRI: Abbreviated breast MRI, MRA abdomen with elastography

We strongly encourage you to make your appointment now if you have put off your screening exam because of COVID-19. ARA has special protocols in place to keep you safe (see above), and you should take care of your health. Schedule your exam now or call us at (512) 453-6100 to talk to a representative.

For more information about COVID-19


COVID-19 vaccines are not available to the public at ARA, and ARA will not serve as a vaccine distribution point. 

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