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Polk Co EOC Stakeholders Briefing - Shared screen with speaker view
Dutch Geisinger
22:35
Good morning, everyone, we will get started in just a couple minutes.
joseph quick
22:57
Morning. Sounds good
Vicky McKim
42:48
How much is the lag time from hospitalization to ICU transfer?
Malaney Abel
43:36
What do you think the lag time will be for vaccines for the general public?
Marketa Oliver
43:52
Is there any consideration for a statewide mask mandate?
Malaney Abel
44:00
*to the general public*
Sarah Boese
44:24
Marketa, I will address that in a bit.
Bethany Kohoutek
45:23
What data do we have about testing access and availability? We are hearing about so many people experiencing delays or barriers in accessing tests or test sites.
Michael Anderson
45:47
If we are doing so much worst why does it seem that we are opening up more and more?
Marketa Oliver
50:04
Is it okay to share this graphic?
Marketa Oliver
50:17
on the symptoms of COVID-19
Tony Sposeto
50:53
What are you guys hearing as far as the newest updated science regarding length of time individuals are immune from contracting the virus again post recovery? And have you seen or heard of any cases where people have contracted the virus more than one time?
Joe Dolack- DMARC Operations
51:06
how can we get a copy on the symptoms graphic
Debbie Kattenhorn
52:07
will this presentation be made available when it is over? Gov press conf at 11am where she is to be announcing some restrictions
Jason Erickson
52:16
Can we get a copy of the entire presentation?
Amanda Lewis
53:03
Please schedule regular public updates for residents of Polk County.
Marketa Oliver
58:13
Thank you
Susan Huppert
01:08:03
Thank you Dr. Carreon and Dr. Purtle. We appreciate the updates from both of you.
Malaney Abel
01:08:56
Agreed, and we appreciate the hard work you and your staff are giving to care for our citizens.
Kate Garner
01:14:31
Is Polk County planning to set up an additional testing site? Clearly, the State of Iowa is ignoring the surge.
Bethany Kohoutek
01:16:34
›In addition to the TestIowa site, what are the other testing websites you recommend we can send our employees and clients to, considering they are largely not able to get testing through the Polk County Test Iowa site? (Our staff report similar issues at other Test Iowa sites throughout the state).
Joe Dolack- DMARC Operations
01:18:09
Is there alternative testing sites that are affordable for non profits. Since part of operational plan is to get staff tested. 3
Nancy Tim
01:25:03
Will 211 offer information on the vaccine when it is available to answer community persons questions?
Renee Miller
01:25:46
Yes, we will work closely with Polk County to ensure 211 has the most up to date information once vaccine information becomes available,
Jason Erickson
01:29:05
Vaccine group - If you need rapid transport for vaccines let Civil Air Patrol know. We have Aircraft ready. Jerickson@iawg.cap.gov
Thomas Benzoni
01:33:59
The Polk County Sexual Assault Response Team is working closely with hospital emergency rooms to provide needed service, while making contingency plans related to stress on emergency rooms due to COVID. We are also collecting data about the numbers and types of assaults since the pandemic.
Maria WALKER
01:40:05
If interested in a presentation to your workplace, school, or community organization on mental health during COVID or are interested in receiving Mental Health First Aid, please contact l.cox@pchsia.org.
Robert Goldhammer
01:45:09
Can you please repeat the last comment about requiring a mask statewide. I was just watching the governor's press conference and she is NOT requiring it.
Jason Erickson
01:46:09
I saw that too. Minor changes to mask wear in restaurants and bars.
Robert Goldhammer
01:51:11
Are there any contingency plans if conditions worsen and we get to the point where everybody needs to isolate for 14 days to stop the spread?
Bethany Kohoutek
01:54:14
Our staff have been using DoINeedACovid19Test.com to schedule testing at HyVee pharmacies — is this an approved method?
Robert Goldhammer
01:55:45
No, actually it was something sid just before Angela started her comments. I
Nicole Cable
01:56:07
Thank you for the update!
Jason Erickson
01:56:34
Thank you for the presentation.