Briefing Minutes 11.4-11.6

11/4/20

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

-US 9,268,818 confirmed cases 86,190 new cases in 24 hours 230,893 deaths 510 new deaths in 24 hours

-TX 916,773 confirmed 7,215 new cases in 24 hours 18,194 deaths 97 new deaths in 24 hours Travis county 32,303 confirmed cases 451 deaths

-Austin Public Health announced good news as COVID cases are again stabilizing after steadily increasing in past couple of weeks.

2.Updates on any action items:

-Our food pantry is currently well supplied for anyone in need. Simply contact the AHM store or Michael Jewell

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

-Please see AOMA life for several resources if counseling services are needed in consideration of the presidential election

-Today at noon is the NAMI presentation on stress management. Here is the link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81339430245?pwd=WjlWaFByWDdwSDBrcGI3UjYwZEFZZz09

The link will be available for two weeks if you miss the presentation today

-Reagan brought up that a student was experiencing symptoms and seeking a rapid COVID test, but results aren’t available yet. Student has not been on campus or had contact with other students but wanted to make AOMA aware of situation.

4. Good news, positive experiences in last 24 hours

November 4

National Chicken Lady Day

National Candy Day

National Stress Awareness Day – First Wednesday in November

11/6/20

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

US 9,463,782 confirmed cases 106,536 new cases in 24 hours 233,129 deaths 1,141 new deaths in 24 hours

TX 934,994 confirmed cases 8,332 new cases in 24 hours 18,453 deaths 133 new deaths in 24 hours Travis county 32,605 confirmed cases 452 deaths

-On Nov. 4 APH reported 1.034 active cases of COVID in Austin/Travis County which is the highest report of active cases since August 15. The City said more than half of those who tested positive through APH have been adults between ages 20- 39.


“These numbers indicate that those who recently participated in a gathering have had a higher risk of encountering someone infected with the virus” said APH. They encourage anyone who attended a Halloween gathering such as on 6th street APH quarantine and get tested for COVID this week, as we are seeing another spike in cases.

2.Updates on any action items:

No updates today

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

No new news today

4. Good news, positive experiences in last 24 hours

November 6

National Jersey Friday – First Friday in November

National Nachos Day

Saxophone Day

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