College Campuses at Risk for Extreme Incidence of COVID - 19
Colleges rapidly reduced the number of new infections, but many failed to control the spread beyond the campus (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 14, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Some Medical Students Wait in Line for Covid Vaccine, While Others Share Selfies of Shots
Across states and schools, medical students ’ access to the coronavirus vaccine has varied widely, creating some confusion and stress. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emma Goldberg Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Medical Schools Vaccination and Immunization Workplace Hazards and Violations Assn of American Medical Colleges Centers for Disease Control and Prevention your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccination and second doses - Academy statement, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges firmly supports the decision of the four UK chief medical officers to prioritise the delivery of the first COVID-19 vaccine dose, and to delay the second dose to up to 12 weeks. We recognise the concerns of those who have had a first vaccination and were expecting their second dose. However, with the rapid spread of infection, particularly the new variant COVID-19, the policy of getting the vaccine to as many people as possible in the shortest possible time is, in public health terms, absolutely right. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

College campuses may be COVID-19 'super-spreaders,' study finds
More than half of colleges across the country reported " spikes " in COVID-19 cases, suggesting students and others may be " super-spreaders, " according to a study published Wednesday. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

College Campuses Are COVID'Superspreaders,' Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13, 2021 -- U.S. colleges could be COVID-19 superspreader sites, and the first two weeks of classes are the most dangerous, researchers warn. They studied 30 campuses nationwide with the highest numbers of reported coronavirus cases... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 13, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Study: Colleges can prevent 96% of COVID-19 infections with common measures
(Case Western Reserve University) The combined effectiveness of three COVID-prevention strategies on college campuses--mask-wearing, social distancing, and routine testing--are as effective in preventing coronavirus infections as the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines approved by US FDA, according to a new study from Case Western Reserve University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Colleges and Universities Need Campuswide Culture Change to Better Support Students ’ Well-Being and Address Mental Health Problems
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine calls on U.S. colleges and universities to take comprehensive, campuswide approaches to more effectively address mental health and substance use problems among students and to develop cultures that support well-being. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - January 13, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Accelerator XlerateHealth Partners With Jackson State University And University Of Kentucky To Bolster Healthcare Innovation At HBCUs
The EnRICH program will help commercialize healthcare ideas by students and staff at historically Black colleges and universities. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jaynay Johnson, Contributor Tags: Leadership /leadership Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Diversity & Inclusion /diversity-inclusion Education /education Source Type: news

Christina McAnea is the new general secretary of UNISON
Christina McAnea has today (Monday) been elected as the new general secretary of UNISON – the first woman to head the UK’s largest union. Christina replaces Dave Prentis, who is retiring after 20 years as general secretary. She takes up her post on 22 January. Commenting on her election to the top job in UNISON, Christina McAnea said: “I’m so grateful to everyone who voted for me and for the trust placed in me. I become general secretary at the most challenging time in recent history – both for our country and our public services. “Health, care, council, police, energy, school, college a...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 11, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release general secretary election Source Type: news

Christina McAnea elected UNISON general secretary
Christina McAnea has today been elected as general secretary of UNISON, the UK’s largest union. Voting in the ballot was as follows: Paul Holmes               45,220 (33.76%) Christina McAnea       63,900 (47.7%) Roger McKenzie         14,450 (10.79%) Hugo Pierre                10,382 (7.75%). Commenting on her election, Christina said: “I’m so grateful to everyone who voted for me and for the trust placed in...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 11, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article Christina McAnea general secretary NEC Source Type: news

Participation in Fraternity and Sorority Activities and the Spread of COVID-19 Among Residential University Communities - Arkansas, August 21-September 5, 2020
This report describes incidence of COVID-19 spread related to fraternity and sorority activities. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 7, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Coronavirus [CoV] MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease 2019 Schools Colleges Universities Camps Source Type: news

Opening of Large Institutions of Higher Education and County-Level COVID-19 Incidence - United States, July 6-September 17, 2020
This report describes the effectiveness of large colleges or universities instructional format on COVID-19 incidence. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 7, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Coronavirus [CoV] MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease 2019 Schools Colleges Universities Source Type: news

Time from Start of Quarantine to SARS-CoV-2 Positive Test Among Quarantined College and University Athletes - 17 States, June-October 2020
This report describes the time from college athletes'start of quarantine to a positive SARS-CoV-2 test. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 7, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Coronavirus [CoV] MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Quarantine and Isolation COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease 2019 Schools Colleges Universities Sports Source Type: news

ACHE Awarded $193K Grant
The Degen Foundation has awarded a $193,553 grant to the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education that will be used to purchase equipment for its Sterilization Core Research Facility in the new ACHE Research Institute Health and Wellness Center. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 7, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

BTec exams must be cancelled now urges UNISON
UNISON has accused the Westminster government of yet again making a last minute decision without thinking through the consequences on those who will be involved in delivering it. In warning of the dire consequences of how fast the virus is now spreading the Westminster government made the decision to close all colleges and sixth forms and move to online learning. But as an afterthought the DfE announced that BTec exams starting this week would still go ahead. This means that thousands of young people will be asked to go into halls with the invigilators, the admin staff and the learning support assistants acting as scribes ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 5, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article FE colleges higher education sixth form colleges Source Type: news

Social harmony in local cultural awareness, its effect on conflict settlement and social violence (case study of Silat College Conflict in Madiun) - Sudjatmoko, Hermawan H, Iswati R.
The conflict between the two silat colleges in Madiun, was caused by differences in opinions and interests of individuals related to the strategy of developing the values ​​of the faithful heart of the martial arts school. Settlement efforts have been ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Reopening delay is sensible to make school mass testing work, says UNISON
Commenting on the announcement by education secretary Gavin Williamson that reopening will be delayed by a fortnight for many schools, UNISON head of education Jon Richards said today (Wednesday): “Everyone agrees it’s important for schools and colleges to open but it can’t be at any expense when infections are rising. “This delay for secondary schools is a sensible decision, giving more time to organise mass testing effectively to limit the spread. Primary and early years reopening should also be delayed because social distancing isn’t really possible. “Ministers should also ensure...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 30, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release coronavirus schools Source Type: news

Irish government to provide funding for Erasmus scheme to northern Irish students post brexit after UK government refused to continue...
Third level students from Northern Ireland colleges will continue to be able to study in Europe under the Erasmus+ scheme after the UK... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Schools committee raises issues over English testing plans
UNISON’s national schools committee for England, together with representatives of the union’s further education committee, met with Department for Education (DfE) and NHS test and trace officials yesterday to discuss the government’s plans for mass testing of school staff and pupils in secondary schools and colleges in England in January. Among many issues, the committee highlighted concerns about the reliability of the proposed tests, numbers and roles of staff that would be involved, potential increased workloads, proper training, availability of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), face cov...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 23, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article Covid-19 school staff schools Source Type: news

University Research Space Increased by 6.1 Million Square Feet between FY 2017 and FY 2019
Science and engineering ( S&E ) research space reached 227.3 million net assignable square feet ( NASF ) at research-performing universities and colleges in FY 2019. This amount was 6.1 million NASF ( 2.8 % ) more than the FY 2017 total, according to the biennial Survey of Science and Engineering Research Facilities, conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 21, 2020 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Survey of Science and Engineering Research Facilities : Fiscal Year 2019
This report provides information on the amount and condition of science and engineering research space at eligible U.S. colleges and universities. Data tables include information on research space, new construction, deferred construction, and repair and renovation projects, all by field, state, and type of academic institution. Data in this report are from the FY 2019 Survey of Science and Engineering Research Facilities, conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 21, 2020 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Modeling study suggests mitigation efforts can prevent most college campus COVID cases
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) As colleges and universities consider strategies for the spring semester to keep COVID-19 cases down, a study in epidemic modeling, led by a team of Brigham and Women's Hospital investigators, may help shed light on what mitigation strategies may be most effective, both in terms of infections prevented and cost. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Lyon Students Guaranteed ACHE Interviews
Lyon College President W. Joseph King has signed an agreement with the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith, guaranteeing that Lyon students who meet eligibility requirements will be granted an admissions interview for any of ACHE’s programs. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - December 18, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Major drug ring busted that fed pot, cocaine to 3 North Carolina colleges
Fraternity members and students from the University of North Carolina and Duke University were part of a massive drug trafficking ring... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why social media giant TikTok is giving NC Central $1 million
Two of North Carolina's historically black colleges are among 10 universities in the country getting $1 million each from social media giant TikTok. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 17, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Ezra Levant on Tucker Carlson Show: "Trudeau trained Chinese troops in Canada"
(Natural News) Ezra Levant: “Canada is training one and two start Chinese generals in our war colleges, training lieutenants and majors, commanders.” (Article by Travis republished from WeLoveTrump.com) China is currently the biggest threat to Americans and our way of life. If our Canadian neighbors to the North have their way, China may eventually be well prepared... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

State government plans to usher in PPP model in healthcare
“There are no government medical colleges in about 10 districts. To begin with, we want to let private healthcare investors establish and run medical colleges in these districts and use our existing district public hospitals as teaching centres to their colleges,” health and medical education mi nister K Sudhakar told ET. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - December 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNISON backs councils ’ attempt to close schools amid COVID spike
UNISON has condemned the government for its refusal to allow London’s Greenwich Council to close its schools in the light of a sharp rise in cases of COVID-19 among the borough’s pupils and school staff. Council leader Danny Thorpe had written to head teachers, asking them to move the majority of pupils to remote learning from today. But education secretary Gavin Williams threatened the council with legal action if its schools did not remain open, citing “continuity of education as a national priority”. And today Mr Thorpe said he had “no choice” but to back down. The confrontation came ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - December 15, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article News Covid-19 school support staff schools Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19) asymptomatic testing in schools and colleges, DfE (published 15th December 2020)
Information for schools and colleges about how they can start to test pupils and students from January. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After a Covid-19 Semester, College Doctors Reflect on Sports
Weighing the risks and benefits of participating in sports against the larger public health factors. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Perri Klass, M.D. Tags: College Athletics Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Colleges and Universities American Academy of Pediatrics Doctors Source Type: news

Denver-based health tech firm acquired by Nashville public company
The Denver firm's platform has been used by approximately 400 hospitals, 1,000 colleges and universities and 50,000 students annually. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 11, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Denver-based health tech firm acquired by Nashville public company
The Denver firm's platform has been used by approximately 400 hospitals, 1,000 colleges and universities and 50,000 students annually. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 11, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Academy statement - COVID-19 Vaccines, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and its constituent members warmly welcome the positive news on COVID-19 vaccines. The approval and roll-out of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine and other vaccines likely to be approved shortly, gives genuine hope that we can overcome this pandemic and people can return to a more normal lifestyle. We should all celebrate both this remarkable scientific achievement and the hope it brings. Doctors and other healthcare professionals have worked tirelessly throughout the pandemic with huge dedication and selflessness to help and support patients. Having an end to the pandemic in sight and a red...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HealthStream buys Denver-based MyClinicalExchange
MyClinicalExchange's platform has been used by approximately 400 hospitals, 1,000 colleges and universities and 50,000 students annually. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 11, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Fauci to colleges: Expect a more centralized Covid policy under Biden
Anthony Fauci, the nation ’s leading infectious disease official, told an audience of higher education officials Wednesday that colleges and universities can expect a more centralized approach to addressing the coronavirus pandemic under a Biden administration, a potentially marked policy change from the more "peripheral" role of enforcement played by the federal government during President Donald Trump's tenure. Fauci did not offer specifics on what the government might do to curtail to the virus'… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hilary Burns Source Type: news

Resource supports the delivery of sensory healthcare in special residential schools and colleges
Delivering healthcare to children with learning disabilities and autism will be made easier thanks to a new e-learning programme developed by Health Education England, in partnership with NHS England and Improvement (NHSE/I). (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 8, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Digital health and Covid-19: a PRSB consultation, Professional Records Standards Body (PRSB)
This report examines the digital transformation of health and care services during the pandemic and recommends how the system can use the lessons from Covid-19 to advance digital change, while maintaining safety and prioritising citizens'needs. The report is based on consultation with more than 100 PRSB members and partners including the Royal Colleges, social care system leaders, health care providers, patient groups, regulators and others. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Further education unions   ‘ outraged ’ at pay offer
Trade unions representing staff in English further education colleges have slammed the decision by the Association of Colleges (AoC) to only offer a 1% pay increase to staff. In a joint pay claim submitted in October, the unions (UNISON, UCU, NEU, Unite and GMB) made clear that college staff had suffered a real-terms pay cut of 30% since 2009 with over 24,000 teaching staff leaving the sector.   This year colleges saw a significant £224m increase in funding, yet it is unclear what employers spent this on instead of investing in ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - December 4, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article further education Source Type: news

Pandemic, ‘Great Reset’ and Resistance
A mother and doctor tend to a young girl with COVID-19 at an intensive care ward in the western region of Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Credit: UNICEF/Evgeniy MaloletkaBy Asoka BandarageCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka , Dec 1 2020 (IPS) According to the Center for Systems Science at Johns Hopkins University, as of November 29th, there have been 62,150,421 COVID-19 cases, including 1,450,338 deaths. And according to the latest ILO reports, as job losses escalate due to lockdowns, nearly half of the global workforce is at risk of losing livelihoods, access to food and the ability to survive. The World Economic Forum states that ‘With some ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Asoka Bandarage Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

It ’s Not Just…The Strange Psychology of Zoom Holidays
A version of this article was published in It’s Not Just You, a weekly newsletter by TIME Editor at Large, Susanna Schrobsdorff. Subscribe here to get your dose of small comforts. Well hello! I’m so glad you’re here. This week: The psychology of holiday Zooming, lessons from a recovering pessimist, and a moment of photographic wonder.🌞 Think about Pluto–how it continues to exist as itself, as always, oblivious to human categories. No one else gets to define you or determine your worth. Be a planet despite what they may call you.—Maggie Smith Are You Mad At Me? Show of hands...
Source: TIME: Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen It's Not Just You TIME for Health Source Type: news

It ’s Not Just…The Maddening Psychology of Holiday Zooms
Think about Pluto–how it continues to exist as itself, as always, oblivious to human categories. No one else gets to define you or determine your worth. Be a planet despite what they may call you.–Maggie SmithA version of this article was published in It’s Not Just You, a weekly newsletter by TIME Editor at Large, Susanna Schrobsdorff. Subscribe here to get your dose of small comforts.   Well hello! I’m so glad you’re here. This week: The psychology of holiday Zooming, lessons from a recovering pessimist, and a moment of photographic wonder.🌞 Are You Mad At Me? Show of ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen It's Not Just You TIME for Health Source Type: news

Veterinary forensics, animal welfare and animal abuse: perceptions and knowledge of Brazilian and Colombian veterinary students - Monsalve S, de Souza PV, Lopes AS, Leite LO, Polo G, Garcia R.
Veterinarians have a fundamental role to play in the detection of animal abuse and domestic violence cases. Therefore, it is essential that veterinary colleges provide appropriate training in animal welfare and veterinary forensics. The aim of this article... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

US colleges mull new virus protocols for students' return
More schools are expected to require students get tested before they return. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Actions for FE colleges and providers during the coronavirus outbreak, DfE (updated 26th November 2020)
Sets out what further education (FE) providers need to know for the autumn term so that students of all ages can benefit from their education and training in full. 26 November 2020 Updated the information for clinically extremely vulnerable staff and students. 26 November 2020 Updated guidance on the appropriate use of face coverings outside of the teaching and learning environment, safe behaviour off-site, residential providers and managing national and local restrictions. Removed the supplier relief guidance as that ended on 31 October. 12 November 2020 Updated guidance to reflect the most recent information, includin...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Creating safe spaces: opportunities, resources, and LGBTQ student groups at U.S. colleges and universities - Coley JS, Das D.
Research shows that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) student groups facilitate LGBTQ students' personal development. Nevertheless, we know little about the prevalence of LGBTQ student groups and why some colleges and universities are ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How U.S. Medical Schools Are Training a Post-Pandemic Generation of Doctors
In February 2019, the Kaiser Permanente health system announced a new kind of medical school. The school would be built “from the ground up” to prepare students for the complexities of the U.S. medical system. The curriculum would emphasize cultural competency, patient and provider well-being, and the elimination of socioeconomic disparities in the medical system. Students would see patients right away, and hands-on learning would replace many lectures. What’s more, the first five graduating classes would pay nothing to attend; Kaiser hoped this would attract a student body more diverse than the typical U...
Source: TIME: Health - November 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Small Gatherings Spread the Virus, but Are They Causing the Surge?
Yes, the coronavirus can be transmitted over cocktails and dinners. But these get-togethers may not account for the huge rise in cases. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Disease Rates Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Colleges and Universities Restaurants Prisons and Prisoners Nursing Homes Bars and Nightclubs Medicine and Health Meatpacking Plants and Slaughterhouses Weddings and Engagements Source Type: news

US colleges report a 43% decline in new international student enrolment
COVID-19 has surely delivered an economic hit, but it's not the only reason for the declining international student enrolment. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rhode Island Gov. Raimondo Announces Statewide ‘ 2-Week Pause ’ Starting Nov. 30 Amid COVID Concerns
(AP) – Some businesses will be required to close and capacity at restaurants and houses of worship will be reduced for a two-week period after Thanksgiving to help control Rhode Island’s surging coronavirus numbers, Gov. Gina Raimondo said Thursday. The alternative to what the Democratic governor called a “two-week pause” that starts Nov. 30 and runs until Dec. 13 is an overwhelmed health care system, the limiting of care and the opening of two field hospitals that the state is already having trouble staffing, she said at a news conference. “I’m not trying to scare you, I am just trying ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Syndicated CBSN Boston Coronavirus Gov. Gina Raimondo Rhode Island News Source Type: news

Baker Joins Northeast Governors In Asking Colleges To COVID Test Students Before Thanksgiving
BOSTON (CBS) – Governor Charlie Baker joined governors in the northeast to encourage colleges to administer a COVID-19 test to students going home for Thanksgiving before they leave campus. Students who test positive for the coronavirus would be encouraged to stay on campus. Students who are already quarantining on campus must remain in place until they have completed their quarantine. READ: Baker Warns Thanksgiving Gatherings Could Trigger ‘Significant Spread’ Of Coronavirus “The region is experiencing a surge in COVID cases and a surge in the serious health impacts this disease brings with it. Wor...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA schools Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Gov. Charlie Baker Source Type: news