Weekly Address from Mary Faria: Week 5

AOMA weekly updates (week of 8/ 10 /20)


1. AOMA’s desire to combat racism –

- No new updates. We are in process of developing training for our faculty and planning our speaker series to kick off in October.


2. Plans and issues related to COVID-19 crisis including clinic and campus re-openings

- We will ensure our Phase I plans are in alignment with the City of Austin’s decision to continue with COVID-19 orders through December.


3. Key operational issues or updates

· Just another reminder: Most AOMA staff are still working remotely but continue to be available virtually.

· Please know our food pantry is still available to anyone with food needs. Please just contact the South Herbal Dispensary to arrange a pick-up time.


4. Important announcements or answers to questions sent in by students, faculty or staff

· Just to be sure everyone knows; I’m including the following here:

During Phase I of Clinic re-opening there is no tongue analysis


Take care, stay safe and stay healthy (mind, body and spirit).

With Love and Peace,

Mary