Briefing Minutes 12.21


1. Any CDC, local health department, CCAOM or other agency updates?

US 17,592,760 confirmed cases 201,490 new cases in 24 hours 315,260 deaths 2,624 new deaths in 24 hours

TX 1,404,675 confirmed cases 6,244 new cases in 24 hours 25,348 deaths

Travis county 45,070 confirmed cases 508 deaths

- Big news this morning is that many countries are cutting off UK as a new coronavirus strain is spreading in Britain. The new virus is not more life threatening than COVID19 but very infectious.

Alarm over the new variant, which was first identified in England, has resulted in British travelers being cut off from much of Europe and other parts of the world as countries imposed restrictions on travel from the UK. UK is quickly putting measures in place to shut down to prevent this new virus strain from going global.

2.Updates on any action items:

Food Pantry does have food bags available. Arrangements can be made by contacting the Clinic, Store or Mary Faria during Dec. 21 -25.

3. Communication for our AOMA community? Any new issues?

-This week is a holiday week for AOMA staff, Stores and Clinics will have limited hours, with Clinics closed Dec. 23, 24 and 25.

4. Good news, positive experiences in last 24 hours

December 21

Crossword Puzzle Day

Humbug Day

National Maine Day

Phileas Fogg Win A Wager Day

Winter Solstice – Day Between December 20 and 23

National Flashlight Day – Day of Winter Solstice

National French Fried Shrimp Day

National Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day – First Day of Winter

Yule – Day of Winter Solstice

Anne & Samantha Day(also June. 20, 2020)

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