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Council members voted unanimously to add naloxone, commonly known as Narcan – the spray that reverses opioid overdoses, to district medical policy. OREGON CITY, Ore. — The Oregon City School District will begin stockpiling naloxone in schools and provide training on its use to reverse opioid overdoses after a unanimous school board vote Monday night. …

CLEVELAND (WJW) — The Cleveland Metropolitan School District is suspending its mask requirement as COVID-19 cases continue to drop in the area. CMSD CEO Eric Gordon made the announcement in a video on the district’s YouTube channel on Tuesday. He cited recent changes to Centers for Disease Control guidelines. ‘Heartbreaking:’ 5 children alone at home …

A Queens kindergartener wasn’t quite ready to part with his Mickey Mouse masks. In Staten Island, another kindergartener had lost one of his lower teeth and was eager to show off his new smile. And one high school girl, Ella Chan, 17, a student at Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, said she kept her mask …

For the second time in two weeks, the streets surrounding the National Assembly of Quebec are filled with demonstrators demanding an immediate end to all pandemic measures in the province. Protesters, some arriving in convoys from areas like Beauce and Saguenay, began gathering in large numbers near the provincial legislature this morning around 11 a.m., …

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Here’s what we’ve been watching for Austin City Council meeting on Thursday. Incentives for vaccination against COVID-19 Two items on the board’s agenda relate to the purchase of $100 gift cards from Staples Inc. to be used as an incentive for the COVID-19 vaccine for residents of Austin-Travis County. The total amount …

Bodnar, Bates, Robinson to participate; audience invited to ask questions Dan Chalk, Midland Daily News January 17, 2022 Midland Daily News will host a virtual town hall on Thursday, January 20 to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic. Pictured is a screenshot from a previous town hall meeting in December 2020. Screenshot/Video Midland Daily News In light …

Posted: 1/8/2022 12:36:17 PM Modified: 1/8/2022 12:35:25 PM Masks are once again mandatory in the city in accordance with a public health directive published on Friday by municipal director Karen Conard. Effective immediately, all persons over the age of 5 in Portsmouth are encouraged to wear face coverings in indoor areas accessible to the public …

through beth to January 3, 2022 Above: These days (unless otherwise stated) all city committees and councils are meeting again on zoom. Here are the committee and board meetings posted for this week as well as my selected highlights from the agendas. Unless otherwise specified, meetings are all remote sessions open to the public. * …

A drive-thru test site in Baldwin Park, Calif., Monday. The Omicron variant became dominant in the United States last week, not the previous week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Credit…Bing Guan / Reuters The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that the Omicron variant now accounts for about 59% of …

Refractive error disorder by Wikipedia Calcutta, December 16, 2021 Sixty percent of metropolitan men aged 7 to 35 have a higher risk of refractive error · If refractive errors are not corrected, it can lead to visual impairment, blindness or amblyopia. Recent changes in our daily lives due to the pandemic have placed emphasis on …

Every evening around 5 p.m., local traders burn solid waste – plastics, paper, cardboard – in Simikot, Humla. “Traders burn the waste they collect throughout the day in front of their stores. There is no waste management policy in Simikot, so the only way people can get rid of it is to throw it away …

MORSHYN, Ukraine – A small spa town in western Ukraine stands out in a European country where only 29% of the population has received COVID-19 vaccines, and locals attribute their community spirit to to have pushed back the worst of the pandemic. In Morshyn, a picturesque town nestled at the foot of the Carpathians in …

The December program at the Town Hall Theater in Quincy includes special holiday movies and some of the most popular movies currently available. Help keep your local small town movie theater available to the community with regular attendance. You can also support the theater with our on-screen advertising tape, before the film or a private …

The Dahl Memorial Clinic in Skagway has served the city’s medical needs for over 50 years. The clinic is run by the municipality and funded by a series of grants and tax revenues. Over the past two years, high staff turnover has been a problem. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/02SkagwaySEARHC.mp3 In mid-June, Skagway Borough Director Brad Ryan pitched the …

MASSACHUSETTS – Massachusetts expanded eligibility for booster vaccines on Thursday amid rising coronavirus cases across the state. The rate of positive tests for the coronavirus exceeded three percent statewide on Thursday for the first time since February, according to the latest data released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The state also reported more …

(The Center Square) – In an effort to provide incentives for energy efficiency projects in municipal and cooperative power territories, the Illinois EPA has established a new grant program. Up to $ 2 million is available for nonprofits, municipal authorities and public housing authorities who are customers of municipal and cooperative electricity utilities in Illinois …

The Kharwastan Civic Association held an urgent meeting to discuss the health hazard of the Umhlatuzana River, with concerned members of this meeting, which recently met to inquire about the progress made in this important quest. environmental. At the first meeting, issues raised were about the polluted nature of the river, with human waste and …

YesOR CAN’T avoid his face wherever you go. More than a year after the murder of George Floyd, and a few months after the conviction of Derek Chauvin, the policeman who knelt at his neck, the memory of Floyd remains almost hauntingly imposed on Minneapolis. The street where he was killed is delimited by two …

Members of the public are invited to a virtual town hall on the COVID pandemic outbreak in Curry County hosted by concerned community and health leaders. Community members are invited to get the latest information at this critical briefing, scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27. To join the meeting, dial …

The New York City Health Council has declared racism a public health crisis and issued guidelines for achieving a more “racial” recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. “To build a healthier New York City, we must confront racism as a public health crisis,” said a statement from Dr. David A. Chokshi, Chairman of the Board and …

Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz today released his plan for how the city of Toledo should invest the $ 180.9 million it received from the US bailout passed by Congress in February. Called the Toledo Recovery Plan, the proposal makes historic investments in public safety, neighborhoods, scourge eradication, housing, improved infrastructure, job creation and youth programs. “Every …

Lawyers representing the family of the young boy who died after possibly being infected with a deadly amoeba at an Arlington wading pool stood alongside the child’s parents at a press conference Monday afternoon and announced that ‘they had filed a wrongful death complaint against the city of Arlington. . Lawyers shared photos and identified …

City & State names Bellevue and Metropolitan Hospital CEOs on “2021 Manhattan Power 100” list NYC Health + Hospitals / Bellevue CEO William Hicks and NYC Health + Hospitals / Metropolitan CEO Cristina Contreras ranked 54th The program honors public servants, business leaders, community leaders and others who are helping the borough recover from the …

The race for Spokane city council in the northwest features two newcomers to city politics. Mike Lish trumpets his background as a small businessman, while Zack Zappone is an educator and nonprofit worker who believes he is the best fit to represent District 3. The pair are in the running to replace outgoing city councilor …

MASSACHUSETTS – All statewide coronavirus measurements have shown a drop in the latest data released by the Department of Public Health on Thursday, with the rate of positive tests falling below 2% for the first time since late July . At the city level, the majority of communities have reported a drop in positive test …

City Councilor Barbara DiGiacinto and City Councilor Jose Berra clashed at last week’s City Council meeting because DiGiacinto was not wearing a mask. Photo by Martin Wilbur Two North Castle council members found themselves embroiled in a quarrel over masks at last Wednesday’s town council meeting, when a council member called his colleague for initially …

BURLINGTON – Last night, town hall decisively passed a mandate article, effectively amending the FY2022 (FY22) operating budget by adding $ 500,000. The operating budget for fiscal year 22 was approved last May by the municipal assembly. This action is considered “budget neutral”, with any increase in expenditure being offset by an equal increase in …

PARK CITY, Utah (ABC4) – If you’re planning on heading to Park City Mountain Resort to ski, you’ll need your COVID-19 vaccine. Vail Resorts, which oversees the Park City resort, has unveiled its COVID-19 requirements ahead of the winter season. This season, Vail Resorts says it is focusing its COVID-19 security protocols on interior spaces. …

MONT ARLINGTON – Morris County District Attorney Robert J. Carroll briefed participants in the Morris County League of Municipalities on the impact of the COVID-19 public health emergency on criminal justice and the challenges facing the forces order are faced in 2021 at the September meeting. The dinner was held at the Lake Hopatcong Yacht …

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – In fourteen days, hundreds of balloons will be launched again from Balloon Fiesta Park, but some things will be a little different because of COVID. At a press conference on Saturday morning, city leaders discussed what locals and tourists can expect at this year’s event. While most will look like they …

City of Santa Rosa to Pay State Workplace Safety Agency Nearly $ 10,000 in Penalties in Settlement Following Police Detective Death Due to COVID-19 Complications . California’s Occupational Safety and Health Division issued four citations to the city after investigating the March 31, 2020 death of Police Detective Marylou Armer, 43, after contracting COVID-19 and …

“We have learned from previous studies that PFAS can interfere with the female reproductive system, even at low levels of exposure, in the general population,” said senior author Sofia Hammarstrand, MD, resident medical officer of the work and environment at Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg. , Sweden. “PFAS may therefore be an underlying cause of …

A mask mandate covering bars, restaurants, hair salons, fitness centers and healthcare facilities went into effect Monday in Belmont, possibly paving the way for similar mandates in other communities as COVID-19 cases are on the rise. The mandate essentially covers all indoor activities in public spaces, requires businesses to display the mask requirement, and leaves …

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (NEWS10) – The Great Barrington Board of Health has issued a public health advisory to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Great Barrington encourages residents, tourists and employees to mask themselves indoors, regardless of their immunization status. CDC: Albany, Saratoga, 4 other local counties have a ‘substantial’ level of community transmission of …

PHUKET: Phuket Municipality Fresh Market 1 on Ranong Rd in Phuket Town has been closed for a week as mass tests are carried out on all vendors following a series of confirmed COVID-19 infections on the market. The Phuket City Municipality ordered the market to close after the head of the Phuket Provincial Public Health …

WILKES-BARRE – State Treasurer Stacy Garrity announced this week that the first payments under the American Rescue Plan Act’s local and state coronavirus tax recovery fund program have been sent to municipalities of Pennsylvania eligible. “These funds will be heavily used by communities across Pennsylvania,” Garrity said. “It is a top priority for the Treasury …

Chapman President Daniele Struppa said the university spent $ 20 million on technology and public health renovations for the fall semester, and he estimates the transition to an online fall will cost the school $ 110 million in revenue. He “brutally” cut spending from the annual budget by $ 400 million, he said, freezing hiring, …

Merced College announced Monday that it will loan more than 1,500 laptops to students enrolled in the college’s fall semester. Quantities are limited and priority will be given to full-time students enrolled in 12 or more credits who are performing well, according to a press release from Merced College. The loan program is intended to …