Coronavirus Daily Briefing 5.6


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

US 1,171,510 confirmed cases 68,279 deaths

TX 33,369 confirmed cases 906 deaths Travis Co. 1,816 confirmed cases 53 deaths

-In Travis county the highest number of cases are among the age groups 20-59 with highest in the 40-49, the highest number of deaths in Travis county are among the 80+ age group, second highest is with the 65-69 followed by 50-59

-There is currently no evidence that COVID-19 is being spread through the mail. Similarly, there is currently no evidence to support transmission of COVID-19 associated with imported goods and there have not been any cases of COVID-19 in the United States associated with imported goods. However, individuals should follow everyday actions to help prevent the spread of any respiratory virus, including COVID-19. After collecting mail from a post office or home mailbox, wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.

2.Updates on action items:

-Gov. Abbott opening hair salons and barber shops, with restrictions, on Friday

3. Communication status? Any new issues (e.g. Known traveling or potential exposures)

- None currently

4. Good news, positive experiences in last 24 hours

-Over 100 signed up for tomorrow’s Panel Discussion, 5-7 topic is an Integrative approach to a pandemic like COVID19.

-Ralf and Michael continue to do some great work to keep our south Campus looking good. Ralf has done an awesome job with floors in the classrooms!! Thank you Ralf!!

-NCCAOM Townhall 7pm CST this week topic is going back to work, so timely topic for us as we plan re-openings for AOMA

-NCCAOM is allowing students to take boards prior to graduation, internal AOMA requirements are still required but can start process for boards before graduation. This is approved through Fall 2020 at this time. There will though be a Fall forum that will discuss this topic.

-Today is: National no diet day, beverage day, tourist appreciation day, no homework day, wishbone day, National Nurses Day, Great American Grump out day!

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