Surgical masks are not as effective as N95 and KN95 masks, but they are more preventative in curbing transmission compared to homemade or cloth masks, James Gaskell, commissioner at the Athens City-County Health Department, said.
Athens High School currently has the most cases among students of any school in the district.
Following the presentation, the body discussed the importance of the campus climate survey. The deadline for students to be able to take the survey has been extended to Dec.1.
The Athens Water Treatment Plant made significant upgrades in 2018 to 2019.
Alexander High School makes little change to polling after human error that occurred last year, affecting last year’s Democratic State Rep. candidate, Katie O’Neill.
Simar Kalkat, treasurer of Senate, also gave updates on Senate budget totals.
The annual drive will take place in Baker Center Ballroom on Wednesday.
A deeper look into the Make Respect Visible campaign seen around campus.
Efforts at Ohio University are helping members of the Athens community register to vote in the upcoming election.
Senate also discussed the university’s mandated anti-hazing education modules.