Travis County
Texas

Agenda Item
23567

Receive update from Austin Public Health regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus and other respiratory viruses. (Commissioners Shea & Gómez)

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Category:General Government

Meeting History

Feb 11, 2020 9:00 AM Video Commissioners Court Voting Session
draft Draft

Members of the Court heard from:

Sherri Fleming, County Executive, HHS

Dr. Mark Escott, Medical Director, Austin-Travis County EMS

RESULT:DISCUSSED

Transcript

Feb 11, 2020 9:00 AMVideo (Windows Media) MP4 VideoCommissioners CourtVoting Session

 
9:19 AMBe open.
Second.
We have a motion and second to open the public hearing. All in favor? That passes unanimously. The action item 38, consider and take appropriate action on a request to authorize the filing of an instrument for the total vacation of vega subdivision in precinct 4.
9:20 AMAnd this item is have similar to the last two. This tract will be combined with adjacent property for a facility for the austin mounted police and we have no objections to this either.
Again, anyone with concerns?
Move the public hearing be closed.
Second.
We have a motion by Commissioner Gomez, seconded by Commissioner Daugherty to close the public hearing. All those in favor? That passes unanimously. And a motion?
On 37 I move approval.
38. it's 38.
Oh, 38.
Second.
We have a motion by Commissioner Gomez, seconded by Commissioner Daugherty on 38. All in favor?

9:20 AMThat passes unanimously. I have a second career in auctioneering and May the whole agenda go so smoothly. So next let us go to agenda item number 8. 8 is to receive update from austin public health regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus and other respiratory viruses.
9:21 AMGood morning, judge, commissioners. Sherri phlegm, county executive for -- fleming, county executive health and human health services. We meet our public health requirements with city of austin and we have our interim health authority and i'll have the staff introduce themselves as well. And they will give you an update.
Beautiful. good morning, Dr. Mark este are. I'm joined by janet, our chief epidemiologist at austin public health. I want to give you a brief situational update regarding our novel coronavirus 2019 and explain what we're seeing in our jurisdiction and how we're planning. As you are likely aware, the outbreak in wuhan was first questions.
9:30 AMAny questions, commissioners? We'll stay on alert. We really appreciate the update. Of course, flu is the bigger concern for us at this point.
9:31 AMAbsolutely.

9:31 AMHandle this kind of thing if it should come our way.
Yes, ma'am. thank you, judge.
Thanks so much. next let's go to agenda item number 30, 30 consider and take appropriate action on request to display portraits from the heart gallery exhibit in the 700 lavaca building haul of government during April 2020.
Good morning, health and human services, and with me I have.
Corey goff, partners for children which hosts art gallery.
9:32 AMI'm the heart gallery program manager.