City of Amarillo COVID-19 update for 5-15-2020

Today, Friday, May 15, the City of Amarillo will provide an update on the local status of COVID-19. Today we are joined by:

- Mayor Ginger Nelson, City of Amarillo

- City Manager Jared Miller, City of Amarillo

- Dr. Scott Milton, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at Amarillo Authority/Associate Professor

- Director Casie Stoughton, City of Amarillo Department of Public Health

The City of Canyon has been informed of a current situation involving a local assisted living center in Canyon. At this time it has become known as a "hot spot" with numerous cases of confirmed COVID-19 and ongoing testing of residents and employees.

Several agencies are involved in the current situation including the City of Canyon, Amarillo Public Health, and Texas Health and Human Services.

Due to sensitive information, the City of Canyon is not authorized to release any information pertaining to facility or patient details. If you have a loved one in any Canyon facility and have questions, please contact the facility directly.

We will update the total case numbers for Canyon as soon as we receive that information from Amarillo Public Health.