Tag Archives: public health

As Michigan lowers mask recommendations, new study finds 73% of Americans immune to omicron

Face mask rules change in Michigan for schools and businesses Among the biggest companies to recently drop their mask requirement is MotorCity Casino and Hotel, which said this week that customers would no longer need to wear one. A day later, the health department dropped its face mask recommendation for …

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Olmsted County Moves Forward With Recommendations From Joint Systemic Racism Study | Olmsted County

OLMSTED COUNTY – Over the past two years, Olmsted County has addressed racism as a public health issue through a joint study with the Public Health Services Advisory Board and Human Rights Commission man. The study began in August 2020 and investigated racial disparities resulting from systemic racism and focuses …

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Current OCPHO Recommendations | GNWT Response to COVID-19

COVID-19 infections in the Northwest Territories (NWT) are now presumed to be the result of the Omicron variant. The following recommendations were made by the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer (OCPHO). These recommendations are in place to slow the spread of the Omicron variant, which is highly contagious. …

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Covid News: US website launched for free home testing, with some issues

Medical staff at Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.Credit…Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Healthcare workers in two dozen states must be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by March 15 after a Supreme Court ruling last week, a decision that left some already understaffed hospital systems to prepare to possibly lose workers just …

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Cabinet to consider NPHET recommendations on measures

The three coalition leaders will meet at noon in government buildings to consider recommendations from the National Public Health Emergency Team on easing Covid-19 restrictions, ahead of a full Cabinet meeting at 3 p.m. NPHET has given the go-ahead for most of the restrictions to end and, as it has …

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Cabinet to consider recommendations to ease Covid-19 restrictions

The Cabinet will meet later to consider recommendations from health chiefs to end most of the state’s Covid restrictions. It is understood the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) has recommended that restrictions on hospitality can be lifted, including the 8pm curfew and an end to the leave requirement – …

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Governments home test kit ordering website encounters early problems

INDIANAPOLIS — The federal government’s website, covidtests.gov, officially went live today — but not without a few hiccups. For the first time ever, Americans across the country can log into a government website and order free at-home COVID-19 tests. The site allows each household to order four rapid tests to …

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A free virus testing website is coming. How will this work?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Criticized after weeks of shortages, President Joe Biden’s administration is working to make rapid COVID-19 test kits more available and accessible to Americans by increasing supply and lowering costs. A new federal website to request free test kits is launching Wednesday, with the first shipments going to …

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Indiana Health Officials Update School Guidelines Following New CDC Recommendations | News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Indiana health officials are implementing new guidelines for schools, according to a FOX59 report. Doctors said the next six weeks will be some of the toughest days they’ve faced during the pandemic. State health officials are asking schools to follow new isolation and quarantine recommendations from …

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The award-winning health education website aims to host the most

Fresh out of ACC Patient Safety Award at this year’s New Zealand Primary Healthcare Awards | He Tohu Mauri Ora, the Health Navigator Charitable Trust aims higher. “One of our major projects is to create a [health resources] content center for the public – we want Health Navigator to be …

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WADA Task Force Recommendations to Address Drug Overdoses and Deaths Epidemic in the Country | 2021-12-23

Elk Grove Village, IL – The American Medical Association, along with more than two dozen other organizations, has released a list of recommendations to help end the national epidemic of drug overdoses and drug-related deaths. The five recommendations were created by the AMA’s Task Force on Substance Use and Pain …

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Hinshaw won’t ‘judge’ UCP for hosting Christmas party despite recommendations

Dr Deena Hinshaw has said she will ‘not be on trial’ after the United Conservative Party held a Christmas rally just hours after she and other officials asked Albertans not to. The province’s chief medical officer was repeatedly asked by reporters Thursday if she was disappointed and frustrated by the …

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All new Covid restrictions arrive on Sunday

Update at 7:30 p.m. The government has agreed to further action following advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) amid concerns over the Omicron variant. Nphet met on Thursday afternoon and finalized his recommendations to the government, which are aimed at reducing socialization before and after the holiday …

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Kildare Nationalist – All new Covid restrictions entering Sunday

Kenneth fox Update at 7:30 p.m. The government has agreed to further action following advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) amid concerns over the Omicron variant. Nphet met on Thursday afternoon and finalized his recommendations to the government, which are aimed at reducing socialization before and after …

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COVID-19: new recommendations to curb the spread

Medical officers of health at three local health units recommend limiting gatherings indoors, avoiding non-essential indoor contact for the unvaccinated, and that everyone work remotely if possible. Dr Alex Summers from Middlesex-London Health Unit, Dr Joyce Lock from Southwestern Public Health and Dr Miriam Klassen from Huron Perth Public Health …

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Columbia City Council Discusses Mayor’s Community Violence Task Force Recommendations | Central Missouri News

COLUMBIA — The Columbia City Council met Monday night to provide an update on recommendations from the mayor’s task force on community violence. The Columbia City Council is meeting tonight and one of the topics of discussion is an update on recommendations from the Mayor’s Task Force on Community Violence. …

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PE public health officials update COVID-19 recommendations for K-12 schools

Schools and community urged to continue health protocols EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — On Friday afternoon, officials from the El Paso Department of Public Health released updated recommendations for this academic year. Officials “have strongly recommended that students, teachers and staff wear face coverings when indoors.” They added that their …

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Taoiseach expects Nphet to present new Covid-19 recommendations

The Taoiseach expects the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) to present new recommendations to the government after their meeting tonight. The public health emergency team is due to meet today to discuss the current state of the Covid-19 situation and the emergence of the new Omicron variant in Ireland. …

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TAT launches new website to welcome and support fully vaccinated visitors

Copyright 2021 PR Newswire. All rights reserved2021-11-22 BANGKOK, 22 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a website www.thailandreopening.com to help tourists navigate the latest measurements and entry requirements after the country reopens. Thailand since November 1, 2021. Partially or unvaccinated travelers are also …

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CDC expands recommendations for COVID-19 booster dose to include all adults

Today, CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, endorsed the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) expanded recommendations for booster shots to include all older adults. 18 years and older who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine at least six months after their second dose. Food and Drug Administration …

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Winter storm report offers 132 recommendations for future disasters

As temperatures begin to drop, local authorities are urging residents of Austin-Travis County to create emergency kits and prepare for future disasters with a minimum seven-day supply of food and water. Driving the news: This is one of the main conclusions and recommendations in the new after action report for …

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COVID-19 booster and dose recommendations

The Iowa Department of Public Health shared the CDC’s recommendations for Pfizer booster doses that were passed yesterday and today. Moderna and Pfizer Boosters For people who have received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster at 6 months or more after their …

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Editorial: Our recommendations, Proposals 1-4

Yes, Texas, we are on the cusp of another election. Early voting for the state’s eight constitutional amendments begins Monday. In this editorial, we review proposals 1 through 4. In a subsequent editorial, we will review proposals 5 through 8. As always, we will periodically post a list of our …

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Croatia’s third Covid shot begins with detailed recommendations

October 12, 2021 – People can receive the third Covid vaccine in Croatia based on recommendations released by the Croatian Institute of Public Health. The Croatian Institute of Public Health (HZJZ) has published recommendations for the third dose of Covid-19 vaccine in immunocompromised people and revaccination with the third dose …

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COVID-19 booster shots: Illinois adopts CDC recommendations

ILLINOIS – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officially recommended COVID-19 booster shots to millions of Americans on Friday, and the Illinois Department of Public Health followed suit on Monday. The Federal Food and Drug Administration had only authorized booster shots of Pfizer’s vaccine on Monday and was …

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Yolo County health officials issue recommendations for youth sports – Daily Democrat

For the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the number of case rates among children in Yolo County was equal to that of adults in August. While children are less likely to develop serious illness and die from COVID-19 compared to adults, children are still at risk …

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Morning Press: Clark County Detective Killed; fatal accident; mask recommendations

How hot will the weekend be? For more details, see our local weather coverage. In case you missed them, here are some of the best stories of the week: Clark County Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Vancouver A Clark County Sheriff’s Deputy was shot and killed Friday night in an incident …

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis mocks CDC mask recommendations

ORLANDO, Florida – One of the Republican Party’s most prominent rising stars is mocking new government recommendations calling for more widespread use of masks to dampen a wave of coronavirus. “Didn’t you get the memo from the CDC?” Florida Governor Ron DeSantis joked Wednesday to an almost entirely unmasked audience …

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Miami-Dade schools to review mask policy in light of CDC recommendations – NBC 6 South Florida

As the spread of the highly infectious Delta variant continues, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has adjusted its mask recommendations for both vaccinated and unvaccinated people. The update specifically recommends that children under 12 wear masks indoors, which includes teachers and staff. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis does not …

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What’s New in Event Venues: Tips for Venue Website Redesign, “Bubbles” Hotel Buyback and More

We bring together the biggest theatrical news of the month, in one convenient place. Do you have any advice? Get in touch! In case you missed itLast month was all at the scene on BizBash. First, we’ve put together seven event venue security measures that we hope will be here …

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