Colorado seniors' lives improve, despite pandemic cutting life expectancy
Seniors are living better overall in Colorado.Photo by Edu Carvalho / Pexels. (Denver, Colo.) Seniors in Colorado live better than they did a decade ago despite average life expectancy dropping in 2020.
Fun Ways to Keep Parenting Fun While Staying at Home
The outbreak of the covid pandemic made the lives all around the pass through a speed breaker. Due to social distancing to prevent disease transmission, all educational institutions and colleges were closed. All the family members had to be in a lockdown within the same house and it created one hell of an issue for parents. Apart from mass death and economic crippling, one of the major issues covid-19 created for the domestic lives was the lockdown. It has been very stressful for parents to maintain a peaceful and healthy environment in their homes while everything outside is closed. In this article, we will guide you on how to make the tedious job of parenting in lockdown fun and entertaining for both parents and children.
New research says we haven’t seen the last of Delta Covid-19 variant.
Recent concerns for the reemergence of Covid infections range world-wide. Israeli researchers released a report containing the result of a study that suggests an upcoming wave of Covid-19 breakout could be the Delta variant as opposed to a more recently identified Covid-19 variant named Omicron.
Rainy hump day in Charlotte: NC's unreported COVID deaths, Roe v. Wade decision looms and more
Visitors to Carowinds, Charlotte's largest amusement park, got more vertigo than requested when the Flying Cobras coaster paused on Friday.(Courtesy of Carowinds) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Happy Wednesday, Charlotte! It is May 4 and readers should get ready for rain this afternoon as droplets are set to descend starting at 3 p.m. and continuing through 5 p.m., though less than an inch is expected. Accompanying that will be a high of 89 and low of 61.
Outcomes for Food Distribution and Packaging in COVID-19
Food box delivery near me plays an important part in the current food market, but how has COVID-19 affected it? Find out more information right here. To secure the safety of their food goods during transportation, today's food delivery company owners opt for food box delivery near me. People who make these boxes use cardboard and kraft paper to make sure that the food inside stays fresh and tasty for a long time.
Grand Jury finds Sacramento County misused CARES Act funds, Board of Supervisors disagree
(Photo by Robert J Hansen) The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors (BOS) said they “disagreed wholly” with most of the findings of a Sacramento Grand Jury report claiming that the BOS abandoned responsibility for its COVID-19 CARES Act spending at Wednesday’s meeting,
Tuesday in Charlotte: School suggestions and CMS' new super, NC slams nurse home, COVID-19 data
(Claudia van Zyl/Unsplash) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Happy Tuesday, Charlotteans! Today's Roundup engages with education, recounting recommendations from a North Carolina education panel for the state's Department of Public Instruction to improve students' grades. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students are prescribing their own wish lists for new interim Superintendent Hugh Hattabaugh, who took over this week after former leader Earnest Winston'sdeparture.
Burned Out from Lingering Pandemic, Some on Frontlines Find Faith an Antidote
Registered nurse Jessica Blair is on staff at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Corvallis working with COVID-19 patients.Courtesy of Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Public Information. As the sunrise breaks the horizon line, 35-year-old registered nurse Jessica Blair of Corvallis, Oregon, begins another 12-hour shift at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. Thoughts of the unknown cross her mind as she prepares for the day ahead; her work hasn’t been the same since the onset of COVID-19. Blair knows one thing for certain: she is going to give her patients the best support she possibly can.
Parker man accused of fabricating, selling hundreds of COVID-19 cards
Fake COVID-19 cards and documentation agents allegedly found in Van Camp’s trash. (Parker, Colo.) A Parker man is accused of fabricating and selling hundreds of fake COVID-19 vaccination cards to individuals in at least a dozen states and several other countries, according to a federal arrest affidavit filed Monday.
Pinal County reported more new COVID cases out of any Arizona county this week
As most of Arizona counties’ new COVID-19 cases dwindle to low double digits, Pinal County reported 982 new cases this week. Pinal had more cases than any other county in the state, and over 200 more than Pima County, which had the second highest amount. Pinal has the third highest number of cumulative cases in the state by county behind Maricopa and Pima.
Shanghai Residents Left Starving Due To Extreme Zero-Covid Policy
Inconsistent Food Rations Have Left Many Shanghai Citizens Starving. 中国新闻网, CC BY 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons. In an effort to bring Covid cases down to zero and eradicate the virus, Shanghai residents (and those in neighboring cities) have been subjected to stringent lockdown policies and procedures. But how is this currently panning out for them?
Ramifications of High Rate of COVID-19 Infections in Mink Species
The COVID-19 virus, known to cause varying levels of health decline or death, is believed initially by most to have resulted from an infected bat. Despite the initial onslaught of the disease being attributed to a bat, transmission between animals and humans was not an initial primary concern. Several months following the emergence of the virus, the first case of COVID-19 in a wild animal occurred, prompting concerns regarding wild animals and domesticated ones. Since research is still ongoing, there is little information regarding COVID-19 in animals. [i]
Is a National Mask Mandate Coming Back?
States are beginning to renew mandates. Is the country far behind?. This article is free of bias and based on corporate postings and accredited media reports. All linked information within this article is fully-attributed to the following outlets:USNews.com, Chicago.gov, The Chicago Tribune, CDC.gov, Axios.com, Forbes.com, the University of Washington in Seattle, and the Pew Research Center.
My best friend won't leave her house so I haven't seen her in two years
*This is a work of nonfiction and opinion based on actual events I experienced firsthand; used with permission. I haven’t seen my best friend Lynne in two years. The last I saw her was in February of 2020 when I spent the weekend visiting her and her family at her new house in Massachusetts, a month before Covid tore the world — and us — apart.
Reviewing Paxlovid's Emergency Use Authorization for Treatment of COVID-19 Infections
On December 22nd, 2021, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization (EUA). The EUA allows Paxlovid (Pfizer's oral use tablets) to be taken to treat coronavirus (COVID-19) both in pediatric patients who are at least 12 years of age and 40 kilograms and adults with a heightened risk of progression to severe COVID-19. Only doctors can prescribe Pfizer's Paxlovid tablets. The CDC recommends using them as soon as possible once an individual notices a positive result. There has been significant controversy and conjecture regarding the validity and safety of allowing an unapproved drug for usage. Many will likely remember similar disputes arising when the FDA issued an EUA for COVID-19 Vaccines not too long ago. [i]
House Passes Bill to Fund Depleted Restaurant Revitalization Fund
House passes COVID aid bill to help struggling restaurantsNick Karvounis/Unsplash. As the pandemic continues to bog down the country, one of the industries that has been seriously burdened by it, is the restaurant industry. Dallas News is reporting that the House passed a bill that would reload the grant program known as the Restaurant Revitalization Fund with $42 billion.
No vaccinations or masks in Missouri schools required if the "School Freedom Act" is passed.
Masking and vaccinating Missouri children may change soon.Kelly Sikkema/Unsplash. Masking children in school is a very touchy subject. Some parents love it, and some hate it. Missouri Republican Senator Andrew Koeing is sponsoring a bill that puts an end to masks and vaccinations in schools and daycares for Missouri children.
Jehovah's Witnesses Returning to In-Person Meetings
After Two Years Virtual, Congregations Will Meet Together Again Beginning April 1. Jehovah’s Witnesses are opening the doors of the Anchorage Kingdom Hall on Wesleyan Drive and others around the globe starting April 1, 2022Courtesy of Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Public Information.
Monday in NYC: Parents protest mask mandate for kids under 5 at City Hall, Knicks win and more
(Michael Loccisano/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) Happy Monday, fellow New Yorkers! Today is April 4, and it's the first full week of the month! This is another weekday edition of the New York City Daily Roundup — an all-in-one article with the latest local news from across the five boroughs.
April 1 in Charlotte: 4th COVID vaccine available in Charlotte, SHOUT! preview and more local news
(CHARLTOTE, N.C.) Good morning and happy April Fools' Day, Queen City Roundup readers! Today's edition won't have jokes, but the start of the fourth month of the year heralds the arrival of the fourth COVID-19 booster shot in Charlotte, courtesy of StarMed, and we'll give you the latest data and tell you where to get the shot.