AUSTIN (KXAN) — Anyone who gathered in Austin to protest the death of George Floyd is encouraged to sign up for COVID-19 testing, according to the Austin Public Health director.
Stephanie Hayden made that recommendation during a virtual news conference Wednesday morning when she and other health officials spoke about the area’s ongoing response to the coronavirus.
In a video lasting less than five minutes, Amanda Dugan and Will DuPree discuss that announcement along with other top stories to know.
Here are the stories discussed during the latest KXAN Live News Notes:
- A new policy went into effect this week stating that Austin police must release footage of officer-involved shootings within 60 days.
- Austin City Council Member Natasha Harper-Madison made a heartfelt plea for her colleagues to take actions to address protester demands.
- Austin Public Health is investigating a cluster of COVID-19 at a child care center in Austin-Travis County.