Guess I'll have to rely on my wit. bouldercolorado.gov/boulder8
He did not leave a note buy my neighbors were all over it!
31 probable cases
So 201 in total
Avg age: 49 years old
23 pending investigations
2.6% 10-19 yo
23.6% 20-29 yo
9.9% 30-39 yo
9.9% are 80+ years old
Boulder has the most: 83 cases
"This is really difficult to predict. The best experts in the nation get changing info about this virus on a weekly basis."
It affects ppl across the age spectrum, and ppl are spreading it when they are asymptomatic, making it difficult to contain.
"What we can't do is assume that is going to solve the problem." Still important to stay home, wash your hands, etc.
More testing (it's increasing, Zayach says)
Isolating infected patients
Better surveillance and monitoring (state is on that, Zayach says)
"Those things are going to have to continue."
"We think we have the capacity to go up to 171 ICU beds ... if we really had to."
Zayach has said repeatedly he doesn't want to get in front of the governor.
That's due to the stay-at-home. Please continue it, Vissers asks, bc "we're not anywhere near out of the woods."
I will send a followup, but I predict no answers until the April 28 budget study session.
Bowden: We'll find out, but we're making the case for it to be reimbursed. We didn't expect or budget for this.
Bowden: Contact Community Foundation or the Boulder Chamber.
"This is what's needed fast, it's what's needed most, and it's the very beginning."
"We're looking for the smallest of businesses," Bowden says. "That's where we're going to start."
City has done 25 mobile hotspots and the library foundation has 100 hotspots available.
12 for tenants unable to pay rent
8 tenants having to break a lease early
7 around health concerns
5 individuals who had roommate issues (social distancing)
5 for lease extensions, etc.
CARES Act will shore up vouchers due to lost income
- Biggest vandalism increase was in January, currently up 40% through March
Vandalism is up 40% for 1Q20 vs 1Q19
Burglaries are also up 1Q20 vs 1Q19; 134 vs 87
There was a notable increase in domestic violence cases in March 2020 vs March 2019; 28 vs 15
Disturbances and Welfare checks were up in March 28% and 17% respectively vs last March
"We've seen a high level of compliance. There are always going to be exceptions."
This month, we've handled over 60... "and they're not all on the Hill. They're throughout the city."
• More direct/targeted messaging at specific locations to discourage use
• At select high visitation trailheads, reduce the parking capacity
• Weekend closures at targeted locations (weather dependent)
• Increase enforcement of problematic/egregious behavior
• Establish one-way directional travel on several popular trails
Visitors do seem to be more aware of social distancing, but a "significant number of visitors" are not practicing it.
"We need to be cognizant we're not transferring a problem from one site to another."
I mean, I only put it on when other ppl were around (within 50-100 ft) but I think it counts.
254 access points onto OSMP system. It would take "a number of days" to close it down.
Firnhaber: We are but I don't have specifics.
Why doesn't the U.S. have the public urinals that are many places in Europe. I may or may not have used one in Amsterdam. (Or was it Rotterdam? Brugges??)
How is that going to fly??
Bill Cowern talking about the transportation dept. "We're very concerned about financial implications" of COVID.
He should be. Transportation is wildly under-funded.
Silver lining of COVID: I'm getting budget info the city normally doesn't highlight.
"Frankly, I think that is unlikely," Cowern says.
@threadreaderapp please unroll. Thank you!
What a time to start a job.