Briefing Minutes 2.1


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

US 25,921,703confirmed cases 141,559new cases in 24hours 438,035deaths 2,884new deaths in 24hours

TX 2,059,143confirmed cases 9,903 new cases in 24hours 36,491 deaths 171 new deaths in 24hours

Austin/Travis county 68,290confirmed cases 727 deaths

-Hospital rates have improved over the last 7 days Austin businesses can return to operating at 75% capacity and elective surgeries may resume, according to Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order which dictates capacity limits based on area hospitalization rates.

Should Austin-area COVID-19 hospitalizations again rise above 15% of capacity for seven consecutive days, businesses will have to operate at 50% capacity, while elective surgeries would be put on hold.

Austin, however, remains under Stage 5 of the City's risk-based guidelines, meaning it is recommended all residents avoid gatherings with anyone outside their own households, avoid non-essential travel and only use contactless options for businesses.

-In Williamson county bars have been allowed to reopen at 50% capacity due to improved hospitalizations over the last 7 days

-AISD announced that all students must take their STAR test in person unless the parents formally opt out

2.Updates on any action items:

Not today

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

People’s Community Student clinic will start up this week

Supplies needed will arrive this week

4. Good news, positive experiences in last 24 hours

February 1

National Baked Alaska Day

National Freedom Day (Freedom From Slavery)

National Get Up Day

National Serpent Day

National Texas Day

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