Coronavirus Daily Briefing Meeting Minutes 5.27

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

US 1,662,414 confirmed cases 98,261 deaths

TX 56,560 confirmed cases 1,536 deaths Travis county 2,984 confirmed cases 88 deaths

2.Updates on action items:

- Dr. Escott, our APH Medical Director made statement this morning that since loosening of restrictions positive tests for COVID have risen by 4-6%, many are not behaving safely which is contributing to a resurgence

-Mayor Adler stated that tracking of daily hospitalizations is key in determining when things can go back to normal in Austin. The goal is not to overwhelm our hospitals beyond their capacity which puts us in a position in which no one is getting the care they need.

-South China Morning Post reported that a Chinese herbal capsule shortens fever, fatigue and coughing One of our Board members is asking if anyone on our team has any insights into this.

No reported any insight on this.

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

-Posting about the Cares Grant needs to go on our website

-8 bags of food in our pantry please check on who may have a need

4. Good news, positive experiences in last 24 hours

-Today’s is Brian’s dad’s birth

-Lesley’s Sage is blooming

-Michael planted some plants that unfortunately were pulled but he has already replaced them and we hope they are not pulled

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