Briefing Minutes 9.30

9/30/20

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

US 7,129.313confirmed cases 33,891 new cases in 24 hours 204,598 deaths 24 hours 270 new deaths in 24 hours

TX 743,284 confirmed cases 3,812 new cases in 24 hours 15,604 deaths 71 new deaths in 24hours Travis county 29,343 confirmed cases 418 deaths

-News sources say it is possible that there will be more changes to COVID-19 orders as Austin-Travis County numbers decline The current orders are set to expire today (9/30) and officials are expected to issue new ones either today or tomorrow. They're reportedly looking at expanding the outdoor gatherings rule since there seems to have been some success in slowing the spread of the coronavirus. While numbers are on the decline and the officials are considering updating regulations, Mayor Adler says that everyone still must wear masks and follow guidelines to help slow the spread further.

-“We were nervous about Labor Day, we haven't really seen a spike associated with that. We were nervous about all the people coming from the hurricane, we haven't really seen a spike associated with that," Adler says. "We have had more cases associated with students but they seem to be contained thus far with the students' group and so long as we have the virus and contain the virus, that gives us the ability in our community to do more things. Only works if we wear masks."

-Dr. Mark Escott with Austin Public Health will be providing an update to the Travis County Commissioners Court.

-CDC advises against door-to-door trick or treat

2.Updates on any action items:

- Posters placed at N and S Clinics yesterday with COVID safety rules

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

- Dr. Mandyam’s retirement celebration at noon today!

ACAOM (our programmatic accreditor) will have a question session next week. If anyone has questions about ACAOM related issues. Biggest question what we are doing about on-line requirements for clinical education. Program length, program hours, etc. may be where questions might be asked. Get questions to Phil by end of day today as they must be submitted by tomorrow to ACAOM.

4. Good news, positive experiences in last 24 hours

- Today is a special day it is Stephanee’s birthday! Let’s wish her a happy one!

-September 302020 – NATIONAL LOVE PEOPLE DAY – NATIONAL CHEWING GUM DAY – NATIONAL WOMEN'S HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY – NATIONAL MUD PACK DAY – NATIONAL HOT MULLED CIDER DAY, Blasphemy Day, Ask a Stupid Question Day, Thunderbirds Day, Rumi Day, Extra Virgin Olive Oil Day, International Translation Day and Stephanee’s birthday.

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