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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: July 28, 2020
Every week since mid-March we’ve provided a daily case update on the City of Plano Facebook page . Beginning this week, on Mondays we’ll also provide a weekly lookback report. This report gives you additional information on trends over time.  

Weekly lookback report data includes: 
  • Collin County hospital bed occupancy number, along with increase/decrease since the last report 
  • Collin County ICU occupancy rate, along with increase/decrease since the last report 
  • Collin County ventilator usage rate, along with increase/decrease since the last report 
  • Active Plano cases – increase/decrease since the last report 
  • Recovered Plano cases – increase/decrease since the last report 
  • Current Collin County test count 
  • Collin County positive test rate 
  • Collin County negative test rate 
  • Plano positive case trends by age group - increase/decrease since the last report

We hope you find this new report helpful! Look for it midday on Mondays on the City’s Facebook page


Now is not the time to relax our defenses against COVID-19: 
  1. Maintain a 6-foot distance from others 
  2. Wear a mask or facial covering 
  3. Wash your hands often for 20 seconds with soap and water
Learn the latest on City service updates and find fun online programs
on the City’s Facebook and Twitter pages, as well as on plano.gov .
Work from Home with a Furry Friend from Clear the Shelters
It’s a great time to welcome a new pet into your home. The 6th Annual Clear the Shelters event returns this year, but it’ll look a little different. Clear the Shelters runs from Saturday, August 8 to Saturday, August 29. However, adoption fees will only be waived from Monday, August 24 to Saturday, August 29. View adoptable pets ahead of time on our Petfinder page at share.plano.gov/AdoptablePets

Call the Plano Animal Shelter at 972-769-4360 with questions. We’re following social distancing guidelines and limiting the number of visitors in our shelter. Be prepared to wait if you visit during peak times. Please remember to wear a mask when visiting the shelter. 
Happenings

Wednesday, July 29
5 p.m. 
 
videoconference 

City Manager Mark Israelson presents the 2020-21 Recommended Budget and Community Investment Program (CIP). This kicks off the public hearing portion of the budget process .

Comment on an item one of these ways: 
Watch the meeting live

To thank the Plano Mayor’s Summer Interns, we invited them to a drive through graduation celebration on Monday. 
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