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Covid 19 TF Update

Dear Colleagues,The COVID-19 Task Force met very briefly Thursday, June 30th 2022. I was not able to attend the meeting today due to a work conflict, but here are the notes that were shared with me. If you have any clarifying questions, please let us know.Status Update:Case rate volatility (7-day case rate per 100K population […]

Covid 19 TF Update

Dear Colleagues, The COVID-19 Task Force meeting has been cancelled for this week. Here are updates the COVID Task Force was sent in replacement of a meeting time: As reported in the June 9 meeting and as shown on the Dashboard, the 7-day case rate in Hennepin County rose back above 300 per 100,000 population […]

Covid 19 TF Update

Dear Colleagues,The COVID-19 Task Force met on 6/9/22. Here are the latest updates:Dashboard update During the first week of June Hennepin and Ramsey counties moved from a medium to a low community level.  Both counties reported a 7-day case rate of fewer than 200 COVID cases per 100,000 population on last week’s report date (6/1).  […]

Covid 19 Task Force Update

Dear Colleagues, The COVID-19 Task Force met on Thursday, May 5th. May 19th will be the next scheduled time that the task force will meet. Here are the notes from the meeting: MDH Updates Revised IHE Guidance to align with CDC Community Levels, incorporate the previous “scenarios” document The COVID 19 Task Force will review scenario recommendations […]

Covid 19 Task Force Update

Dear Colleagues, The COVID-19 Task Force meeting was canceled for this week due to there being no MDH meeting. May 5th will be the next scheduled time that the task force will meet. However, here are the latest notes Rebecca John sent on community level tracking: As of Tuesday, April 26, cases in Hennepin and […]

Saturday’s Rally

Dear Colleagues, Saturday’s rally was an incredible showing of solidarity. Our resolve to finish this contract with a living wage and affordable healthcare was on full display for the community to see. We heard moving speeches from staff and student leaders that touched on all aspects of how austerity affects them at Augsburg: A staff […]

Covid 19 TF Update

Dear Colleagues,The COVID-19 Task Force met this week on April 21st. Here are the notes from the meeting: Minnesota Department of Health Updates Community level: Minnesota remains low Federal judge voided CDC’s mask mandate for public transit, which was to last through May 3; CDC continues to recommend masking on mass transit Shared studies on […]

Covid 19 TF Update

Dear Colleagues,  The COVID-19 Task Force meeting was cancelled for last week. April 21st will be the next scheduled time that the task force will meet. At the next meeting, one item that will be discussed is whether these meetings will be moved to every other week in order to align with the updates from […]

Auggies Against Austerity Rally

Dear Colleagues, Please join us on Saturday, April 23rd as we hold a rally to tell the administration that we want to finish this contract!The rally will be in Murphy Square from 11 am to 1 pm on April 23rd.Please fill out this form to confirm you are going: https://forms.gle/Vh7UHCL7G8KmQnkp9Here is the Facebook event for the […]

Covid 19 task force update

Dear Colleagues,  The COVID-19 Task Force met this week on April 7th. Here are the notes from the meeting:  Minnesota Department of Health Updates COVID rates remain low. For week of 3/6 (most recent available statewide data) 25% of MN specimens identified as BA.2. Initial data (Feb. 2022) suggests BA.2 is more transmissible than BA.1, […]