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NURSE, IM GLAD THEY ARE TRAIT ENDING IT OUT THERE, THANK YOU.

ENDING IT OUT THERE, THANK YOU. >> AUSTIN, TEXAS, TAKING MEASURE

>> AUSTIN, TEXAS, TAKING MEASURE TO COMBAT SPREAD OF VIRUS, MAYOR

TO COMBAT SPREAD OF VIRUS, MAYOR BANNING GATHER GATHERINGS OF 10

BANNING GATHER GATHERINGS OF 10 OR MORE, OFF THE AUSTIN POLICE C

OR MORE, OFF THE AUSTIN POLICE C ARREST AND FIND ANYONE WHO DOES

ARREST AND FIND ANYONE WHO DOES NOT FOLLOW THE POLICIES BE

NOT FOLLOW THE POLICIES BE $1,000 FIND OR 6 MONTHS IN JAIL.

$1,000 FIND OR 6 MONTHS IN JAIL. JOINING US BY PHONE AUSTIN

JOINING US BY PHONE AUSTIN MAYOR, STEVE ADLER, I HOPE YOU

MAYOR, STEVE ADLER, I HOPE YOU ARE DOING WELL, HAVE YOU MADE

ARE DOING WELL, HAVE YOU MADE ANY ARRESTS?

ANY ARRESTS? >> WE HAVE NOT.

>> WE HAVE NOT. AND THUS FAR, THERE HAS NOT BEEN

AND THUS FAR, THERE HAS NOT BEEN CAUSE TO DO SO, AND WERE LUCKY

CAUSE TO DO SO, AND WERE LUCKY WE -- FORTUNATE ABOUT, THAT I

WE -- FORTUNATE ABOUT, THAT I TILL YOU, WE.

TILL YOU, WE. WE CLOSED RESTAURANT DINING

WE CLOSED RESTAURANT DINING ROOMS AND BARS, RAISED EYEBROWS,

ROOMS AND BARS, RAISED EYEBROWS, BUT MY GOVERNOR IN STATE OF

BUT MY GOVERNOR IN STATE OF TEXAS ISSUE AN ORDER THAT DID

TEXAS ISSUE AN ORDER THAT DID THE SAME THING.

THE SAME THING. STATEWIDE, IT IS MORE OF A WHAT

STATEWIDE, IT IS MORE OF A WHAT EVERYONE RECOGNIZES HAS TO BE

EVERYONE RECOGNIZES HAS TO BE DONE.

DONE. >> ARE STILL FAR AWAY FROM WHERE

>> ARE STILL FAR AWAY FROM WHERE SAN FRANCISCO IS.

SAN FRANCISCO IS. WITH THEIR SHELTER IN PLACE,

WITH THEIR SHELTER IN PLACE, RIGHT?

RIGHT? >> YES.

>> YES. WERE NOT DOING SHELLER IN

WERE NOT DOING SHELLER IN PLACE, YOU -- SHELTER IN PLACE

PLACE, YOU -- SHELTER IN PLACE THIS OKAY TO GO OUTSIDE,

THIS OKAY TO GO OUTSIDE, PROBABLY HEALTH TO GO OUTSIDE

PROBABLY HEALTH TO GO OUTSIDE AND WALK AROUND.

AND WALK AROUND. BUT, TRY TO MINIMIZE THE NUMBER

BUT, TRY TO MINIMIZE THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE THAT GATHER IN ONE

OF PEOPLE THAT GATHER IN ONE GROUP, BECAUSE THAT IS SOCIAL

GROUP, BECAUSE THAT IS SOCIAL SPREADING.

SPREADING. IS WHAT ENABLES THIS TO REALLY

IS WHAT ENABLES THIS TO REALLY GET OUT OF HAND.

GET OUT OF HAND. DAVID: WHAT ABOUT YOUR HOMELESS

DAVID: WHAT ABOUT YOUR HOMELESS POPULATION, THIS IS A POPULATION

POPULATION, THIS IS A POPULATION THAT IS PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE

THAT IS PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE TO THIS VIRUS.

TO THIS VIRUS. >> YOU KNOW, THIS SAY REAL

>> YOU KNOW, THIS SAY REAL CONCERN.

CONCERN. BECAUSE VERY DIFFICULT TO GET

BECAUSE VERY DIFFICULT TO GET ANY KIND OF SOCIAL DISTANCING IN

ANY KIND OF SOCIAL DISTANCING IN THAT ENVIRONMENT.

THAT ENVIRONMENT. IT COMES AT A TIME WE WERE

IT COMES AT A TIME WE WERE ALREADY TRYING TO FIND BETTER

ALREADY TRYING TO FIND BETTER AND SAFER PLACES FOR THE FOLKS

AND SAFER PLACES FOR THE FOLKS TO BE.

TO BE. SO WERE TRYING TO SOURCE

SO WERE TRYING TO SOURCE TEMPORARY LOCATIONS TEMPORARY

TEMPORARY LOCATIONS TEMPORARY OPPORTUNITIES, I KNOW SOME OTHER

OPPORTUNITIES, I KNOW SOME OTHER CITIES, SEATTLE ARE CREATING

CITIES, SEATTLE ARE CREATING MORE KIND OF LIKE TENT AREAS,

MORE KIND OF LIKE TENT AREAS, THAT IS THE THING WERE LOOKING

THAT IS THE THING WERE LOOKING AT.

AT. DAVID: SOME OF THOSE, I HAVE

DAVID: SOME OF THOSE, I HAVE SEEN SOME HOMELESS SHELTER IN

SEEN SOME HOMELESS SHELTER IN L.A. AND ELSEWHERE THEY VIOLATE

L.A. AND ELSEWHERE THEY VIOLATE RULES OF GATHERING OF 10 OR MORE

RULES OF GATHERING OF 10 OR MORE WITH A GROUP OF 25 TO 50 IN THE

WITH A GROUP OF 25 TO 50 IN THE SAME ROOM.

SAME ROOM. >> WELL, THE RULES WE HAVE TO

>> WELL, THE RULES WE HAVE TO DEAL WITH SOCIAL SEPARATION,

DEAL WITH SOCIAL SEPARATION, RATHER THAN HAVING A GROUP OF

RATHER THAN HAVING A GROUP OF PEOPLE IN A CAMP, OFF BY

PEOPLE IN A CAMP, OFF BY THEMSELVES, WHERE THERE 100

THEMSELVES, WHERE THERE 100 GATHERED, IF WE COULD SET AN

GATHERED, IF WE COULD SET AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE PEOPLE ARE AT

ENVIRONMENT WHERE PEOPLE ARE AT LEAST 6 FEET APART THAT WILL BE

LEAST 6 FEET APART THAT WILL BE A LOT HEALTHIER FOR THEM, THAN

A LOT HEALTHIER FOR THEM, THAN RIGHT ON TOP OF ONE ANOTHER.

RIGHT ON TOP OF ONE ANOTHER. WE TRYING TO FIND THESE INTERIM

WE TRYING TO FIND THESE INTERIM LOCATIONS WHEN WE HAVE THEM AND

LOCATIONS WHEN WE HAVE THEM AND WE HAVE NONE YET.

WE HAVE NONE YET. WHERE WE HAVE A POSITIVE READING

WHERE WE HAVE A POSITIVE READING FROM SOMEONE THAT IS EXPER ISIC

FROM SOMEONE THAT IS EXPER ISIC EXPERIENCEING HOMELESS WE HAVE

EXPERIENCEING HOMELESS WE HAVE WORK OUR WAY BACK.

WORK OUR WAY BACK. DAVID: SUMMER IS COMING.

DAVID: SUMMER IS COMING. THATS WHAT IS HOMELESS CAMP OUT

THATS WHAT IS HOMELESS CAMP OUT IN PUBLIC PLACES.

IN PUBLIC PLACES. IT WAS THAT RULE THAT YOU HAD

IT WAS THAT RULE THAT YOU HAD THAT CREATED A LOT OF DISCOMFORT

THAT CREATED A LOT OF DISCOMFORT WITH SOME OF THE FOLKS IN

WITH SOME OF THE FOLKS IN AUSTIN.

AUSTIN. WILL THAT BE ALLOWED?

WILL THAT BE ALLOWED? WILL YOU ALLOW PEOPLE TO CAMP

WILL YOU ALLOW PEOPLE TO CAMP OUT IN PUBLIC WITH THE VIRUS

OUT IN PUBLIC WITH THE VIRUS AFOOT.

AFOOT. >> I THINK WELL HAVE TO FIND

>> I THINK WELL HAVE TO FIND WAYS FOR THAT COMMUNITY TO BE

WAYS FOR THAT COMMUNITY TO BE ABLE TO SEPARATE.

ABLE TO SEPARATE. I THINK PROBABLY TAKE A LONGER

I THINK PROBABLY TAKE A LONGER LOOK AT SANCTION CAMPING AREAS,

LOOK AT SANCTION CAMPING AREAS, SOMETHING WE TRIED NOT TO DO

SOMETHING WE TRIED NOT TO DO BEFORE, BUT WE HAVE TO DO

BEFORE, BUT WE HAVE TO DO SOMETHING, WITH THE VIRUS, THAT

SOMETHING, WITH THE VIRUS, THAT ADDS AN ELEMENT THAT DID NOT

ADDS AN ELEMENT THAT DID NOT EXIST A YEAR AGO.

EXIST A YEAR AGO. >> IT DOES, WE HAVE OUR HOMELESS

>> IT DOES, WE HAVE OUR HOMELESS PROBLEM IN NEW YORK CITY, STEVE

PROBLEM IN NEW YORK CITY, STEVE ADLER THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR

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