Month: May 2020

AAACAP releases Medicare enrollment tips

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area and the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) wants older adults to know they can still apply for Medicare without making a trip to their local U.S. Social Security Administration Office,

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CAPCOG dashboard measures COVID-19’s economic impacts

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The CAPCOG Community and Economic Development Division has developed a regional data dashboard to assist communities in making informed decisions and preparing for economic recovery related to the COVID-19 pandemic. It also collaborated with Travis County, Austin and other partners

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CAPCOG supplies regional COVID-19 response, impact info

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The information important to the region’s emergency managers related to the Coronavirus pandemic includes confirmed cases, deaths attributed to the virus, available hospital beds, location of testing sites, and other information was developed as an action and impact planning board

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RLEA reschedules in-service training classes, BPOC exams

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy opened enrollment for in-service courses scheduled for July and is continuing to fill spots for a June and possibly September basic peace officer course (BPOC). CAPCOG suspended its in-service courses and BPOC testing through

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CAPCOG to recognize seniors during Older American Month

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The CAPCOG Executive Committee is set to proclaim May as Older Americans Month during its meeting on the 13th, while CAPCOG will highlight the lasting contributions and legacies made by older adults throughout the region. This year’s Older Americans Month

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CAPCOG RLEA graduates 19 cadets

The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy graduated 19 cadets from its Basic Peace Officer Course (BPOC) No. 90 on May 8, and each student earned their Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Peace Officer certificate after passing their exam on

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Air quality awareness doesn’t stop after national week

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Air quality seems to be better throughout the region because of reduced traffic as a result of Stay Home orders, but people should remain vigilant and be air aware especially as the orders are lifted and the summer begins. May

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