Covid-19 in Arizona: Ducey says state will remain open, prepare for fall
Gov. Doug Ducey emphasized his commitment to keeping the state open in a “safe and healthy way” during a news conference this week, with no current plans for “dramatic changes” to be made despite “a gradual rise in cases.” “Arizona’s economy is open, Arizona’s educational institutions are open, Arizona’s tourism institutions are open,” the second-t erm Republican said. “The expectation is that they are going to remain open.” The number of deaths reported daily in Arizona… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kiara Quaranta Source Type: news

Improving concussion education: consensus from the NCAA-Department of Defense Mind Matters Research & Education Grand Challenge - Kroshus E, Cameron KL, Coatsworth JD, D'Lauro C, Kim NJ, Lee KM, Register-Mihalik J, Milroy JJ, Roetert EP, Schmidt JD, Silverman RD, Warmath D, Wayment HA, Hainline B.
The objective of the present consensus process was to provide useful and feasible recommendations for collegiate athletic departments and mi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The effect of education on primary school students' knowledge regarding burn prevention measures and actions to take - Bagheri T, Fatemi MJ, Saberi M, Rahbar A, Momeni M.
This study was designed to investigate the effect of education on knowledge of primary school students about burn pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The role of the school nurse in detecting and preventing child abuse during this age of online education - Haas JJ.
Due to collaborative relationships fostered with school staff and the ability to form long-term trusting relationships with students, school nurses are uniquely situated to address the issue of child abuse detection and prevention in this age of online edu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Macroeconomic fluctuations and educational inequalities in suicide mortality among working-age men in the Baltic countries and Finland in 2000-2015: a register-based study - Leinsalu M, Baburin A, Jasilionis D, Krumins J, Martikainen P, Stickley A.
This study aimed to examine changes and educational inequalities in suicide mortality among working-age men in the Baltic countries and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

South Africa: We Looked At the Link Between Sexual Violence and Unintended Pregnancy
[The Conversation Africa] Early unintended pregnancy can have negative consequences for adolescent girls and young women. Not only may their health be at risk; so may their education, economic mobility and productivity. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 26, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cochrane works with the Association for Healthcare Social Media to celebrate World Evidence Based Healthcare Day
Inaugural  World Evidence Based Healthcare Day to be held on 20 October 2020TheAssociation for Healthcare Social Media (AHSM) is a professional society devoted to the use of social media by healthcare professionals. The multispecialty and multidisciplinary AHSM assists health professionals in utilizing social media platforms to serve as disseminators of accurate health information while doing so responsibly. AHSM members include many of the virtual physicians and nurses of TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube who are disseminating important healthcare-related information to their audiences. Cochrane and&n...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 25, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

A social-marketing intervention and concussion-reporting beliefs - Warmath D, Winterstein AP.
CONTEXT: Concussion-symptom education remains the primary approach used by athletic trainers to address underreporting of possible sport-related concussions. Social marketing represents an untapped approach to promote concussion reporting by communicating ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Awareness of concussion-education requirements, -management plans, and knowledge in high school and club sport coaches - Stamm JM, Post EG, Baugh CM, Bell DR.
CONTEXT: A growing number of high-school-aged athletes participate on club sport teams. Some, but not all, state concussion laws apply to both interscholastic and private sport organizations. However, concussion education, management plans, and knowledge h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

School-based education to prevent bullying in high schools in Indonesia - Noboru T, Amalia E, Hernandez PMR, Nurbaity L, Affarah WS, Nonaka D, Takeuchi R, Kadriyan H, Kobayashi J.
BACKGROUND: The Global School-based Health Survey showed that 20.6% of Indonesian students aged 13 to 17 years old were bullied. The proportion was lower than those reported from Southeast Asian countries (28.3% to 51.0%). School education was reported to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

In search of concrete outcomes-a systematic review on the effectiveness of educational interventions on reducing acute occupational injuries - Li J, Pang M, Smith J, Pawliuk C, Pike I.
Education is a common strategy used to prevent occupational injuries. However, its effectiveness is often measured using surrogate measures instead of true injury outcomes. To evaluate the effectiveness of workplace educational interventions, we selectivel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Concorde Career Colleges names new CEO
Concorde Career Colleges Inc., which operates health care education school in eight states, named a new CEO. Jami Frazier is the new leader of the Mission-based company. She’s been with Concorde for 13 years, most recently as president and COO. Before that, she held positions including senior vice president of operations, vice president of the central region and president of Concorde’s Kansas City ca mpus. Frazier succeeds Timothy Cole, who served as CEO since 2010. Concorde has 16 campuses… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

South Africa: Covid-19 Has Posed the 'Wicked Problem' of How to Maintain Internationalisation in Higher Education
[Daily Maverick] International collaboration is a critical aspect of university research and of academic rankings, amplified by the urgency to develop responses to cross-cutting global challenges. Southern African universities must rethink their internationalisation strategies to remain globally competitive and succeed after Covid-19. Key will be interventions that do not require the physical mobility of staff and students. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

One size does not fit all: mental health services access for people with intellectual/learning disability requires individualised planning and education/training programmes for health and social care providers
Research describes individuals with a learning/intellectual disability as more prone to a range of additional physical and mental health problems than the general population.1 This vulnerable group often has negative experiences while receiving treatment, which can escalate their anxiety and coping mechanisms, leaving them feeling invisible. This can lead to between 25% and 39% of these individuals experiencing mental health problems (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Branch resources review restarts, with pledge to stay on schedule
The UNISON branch resources review has restarted after a five-month pause for COVID-19. “It’s good to be back” said UNISON President Josie Bird (pictured), who chairs the review group. Set up by the 2019 national delegate conference, the 24 lay members who make up the working party have committed to sticking with the timetable and getting a motion and report to conference in 2021. Ms Bird added: “It will be tough to regain lost time, but we are committed”. So far, 357 branches have taken part in the review, with plans for 17 to be approached for in-depth interviews. Branches have told the revi...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 25, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News branch resources review branches Josie Bird Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Worry Over Gaps in Adolescent Sexuality Education, Access to Contraceptives
[263Chat] The government has cited gaps in the adolescent sexuality education and access to contraceptives for the upsurge in teenage pregnancies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 25, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Novel educational program puts a human face on biomedical research
(Medical University of South Carolina) The goal of translational research is to speed research breakthroughs into clinical practice. Too often, however, clinicians and biomedical researchers work in silos, with little opportunity for collaboration. With the support of the South Carolina Clinical& Translational Research Institute, an educational initiative at the Medical University of South Carolina is trying to change that by enabling biomedical graduate students to shadow a clinical team as they treat patients with the diseases they are researching. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

An app monitors cancer patients' health status and rewards participation
(Universidad Complutense de Madrid) Gamification is becoming increasingly common in educational settings, but can also be used in other fields such as health. Researchers at the Complutense University of Madrid and the University of Zaragoza have developed the Close2U application, which enables healthcare staff to monitor cancer patients' mood and physical discomfort using daily questionnaires. In return for the information they provide, users receive motivational resources such as advice or songs that they can exchange with other patients, fostering interaction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Education: an influencing factor for intergenerational mobility in Canada
(Institut national de la recherche scientifique - INRS) The relationship between the income levels of parents and their children once they reach adulthood is complex, but education could be one of the factors that influence Canadian intergenerational mobility. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

National Medical Commission, India's regulator of medical education, comes into existence replacing MCI
With the NMC coming into being, the Board of Governors (BoG), which superseded the Medical Council of India (MCI) on September 26, 2018, to perform its functions, will get dissolved and the nearly 64-year-old Indian Medical Council Act will stand abolished. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Concept Clearance » Systems-Level Interventions for Detecting and Preventing Suicide and Suicidal Behavior in At-Risk Youth
This initiative aims to support the development and testing of systems-level interventions targeting high-risk youth to reduce or prevent suicide and suicidal behavior in these populations. Populations identified with high suicide risk and high unmet service need include but are not limited to: youth in public service systems, racial/ethnic minority youth, sexual and gender minority (SGM) youth, rural youth, and youth with intersectional risk. Relevant settings include but are not limited to: education or training programs, housing programs, juvenile justice, and child welfare. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Five Clinical Pharmacy faculty members are recognized for their efforts in education
School faculty members honored for their commitment to the next generation of pharmacists (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - September 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Uganda: Full Speech - Janet Museveni Outlines Way Forward for Schools
[Independent (Kampala)] 📌UGANDA'S PLAN FOR PHASED RE-OPENING OF EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

University staff speak out about COVID-19 fears
A UNISON survey published this week shows how university staff including cleaners, security guards and administrative workers are feeling increasingly anxious about work, now that universities have reopened. Rebecca Hawkins* is a technical demonstrator in the art and design department of a university. She said: “I don’t feel safe at all. Every day presents a new challenge that nobody knows how to handle. I just feel like we’re all making it up as we go along, with sketchy guidelines that seem open to interpretation. “We had an email from the dean the other day saying that someone in our group had te...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - September 24, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article coronavirus higher education Covid-19 universities university Source Type: news

Do parents and carers experiencing violent and challenging behaviour from their children fit with safeguarding models of support? Messages from a Facebook study - Heslop P, McAnelly S, Wilcockson J, Newbold Y, Avantaggiato-Quinn M, Meredith C.
PURPOSE This paper reports research findings on the experiences of parents/carers of children with special education needs and disabilities who present violent and challenging behaviour. More specifically, the purpose of this paper is to explore how parent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Boost wages and scrap tuition  fees to turbo-charge nurse recruitment
Responding to NHS workforce statistics released today (Thursday) showing a 14,199 increase in nurse numbers and a 23% increase in nursing student acceptances, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “It’s good more nurses are now on wards and out in communities, but it’s a drop in the ocean compared to the 40,000 unfilled roles. “Ministers could easily turbo-charge recruitment by scrapping student tuition fees and giving staff the early and significant pay rise they deserve. “A wage boost would work wonders for frustrated health workers thinking of ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 24, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release NHS nurse Sara Gorton Source Type: news

​Support jobs and strengthen economy to maintain public services, says UNISON
Responding to the chancellor of the exchequer’s new plans to support jobs through further months of pandemic restrictions, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said today (Thursday): “These measures show the chancellor has been listening to unions and businesses. Supporting the wages of workers is an important first step in the battle to protect jobs across the UK. “A strong economy is vital to maintaining precious public services. The pandemic’s shown that it’s vital public services that hold our society together. They must be protected. “Fixing the flawed testing system and providing ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 24, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release coronavirus public services Source Type: news

Government must safeguard thousands of university jobs, say education unions   
The job retention scheme should be extended – or another wage support scheme put in its place – to support thousands of university staff, such as catering and security workers who face redundancy, education unions say today (Thursday). In a joint letter to higher education minister Michelle Donelan, UNISON, GMB, Unite, the University and College Union (UCU), and the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) also warn problems with the test and trace system pose real risks to the health of staff, students and local communities. Ahead of the Chancellor’s expected announcement on further measures to ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 24, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release furlough ruth levin university Source Type: news

ACHE Buys Fomer Golden Living Building in Fort Smith
The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education has purchased the former corporate office building of Golden Living in Fort Smith. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 24, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Can you trust YouTube videos on mammography?
With more and more patients turning to digital media, particularly YouTube,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Can YouTube videos enhance radiology AI performance? 6 ways social media can help breast radiologists When it comes to social media, don't forget Instagram Are radiologists underutilizing social media? How well is radiology using YouTube to educate patients? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

KU develops app to help students self-monitor behavior, stay on task
(University of Kansas) Researchers at the University of Kansas have developed I-Connect, a web-based system built on the evidence-based practice of self-monitoring. It is free and helps students stay on task, monitor behavior and shares data with parents, mentors or teachers to help students reach goals and boost their academic achievement. It is also fully adaptable for virtual and home-based education. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CDC director says more than 90% of US susceptible to COVID-19 but vaccine predicted by spring 2021
CDC director Dr Robert Redfield and Dr Anthony Fauci,director of NIAID, were testifying during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on Wednesday (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Massachusetts Man Dies From Eating Too Much Black Licorice
(AP) – A Massachusetts construction worker’s love of black licorice wound up costing him his life. Eating a bag and a half every day for a few weeks threw his nutrients out of whack and caused the 54-year-old man’s heart to stop, doctors reported Wednesday. “Even a small amount of licorice you eat can increase your blood pressure a little bit,” said Dr. Neel Butala, a cardiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital who described the case in the New England Journal of Medicine. The problem is glycyrrhizic acid, found in black licorice and in many other foods and dietary supplements containing li...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Featured Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Mass General Hospital Source Type: news

Masks, Vaccines And Hand Washing: Making Sure Kids Stay Safe As They Return To School
The threat of Covid-19 has not disappeared, but schools are reopening anyway. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leah Campbell, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Education /education Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

Ontario considers shortening list of possible COVID-19 symptoms that require kids to stay home from school
Ontario’s education minister says he’s considering shortening the list of COVID-19 symptoms that require kids to stay home from school — shortly after British Columbia announced it's doing the same.  (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Educational efforts increase use of HIV preventive drug in Africa by 55%, study finds
A promotional program designed to educate patients on HIV risk and prevention saw use of a preventive drug regimen among at-risk groups in Africa increase by more than 50%, according to a study published Wednesday. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Survey reveals staff fears ahead of universities reopening
University staff including cleaners, security guards and administrative workers are facing a perfect storm of pressures that are leaving them out of pocket, and feeling increasingly anxious, a UNISON survey published today (Wednesday) has found. More than 4,000 employees completed the union’s annual higher education survey, which exposed concerns about pay, working hours and the threat from Covid-19. Three in five staff (60%) expressed anxiety about the return to campuses at the end of the month. Fears about social distancing (83%), a lack of personal protective equipment (45%) and the threat...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 23, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release Covid-19 Jon Richards university Source Type: news

How to get started with changing your world
Last week I introduced you to the idea of Storming the Castle but I’d be the first to admit not everyone wants to change their own world let alone change THE world and these posts aren’t for those people. Instead they are for that small minority of people who do want to create change, whether it’s in their own life or whether it’s for the benefit of others and incidentally, as you’ll begin to see, those two things are not mutually exclusive. Many others who have come before me will tell you that it is a lonely road when you are storming a castle and it can feel a bit like you’re in a fi...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - September 23, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Happiness change Source Type: news

COVID-19 impact on medical schools risks 'serious damage' to future NHS workforce
Medical training and the future NHS workforce could be seriously damaged by the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on medical schools, a report has warned. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - September 23, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: GP education Source Type: news

Atrium Health launches Covid-19 vaccine registry for upcoming trials
Charlotte's Atrium Health is launching a new vaccine research program to fight Covid-19. The program, called STRIVE for Healthier Futures, employs a team of scientists, researchers and doctors. STRIVE is an acronym for strategic research, innovation, vaccines and engagement. There are two parts to the program — a volunteer registry and the clinical trials, with added education on v accine development. Atrium will test vaccines from outside research companies. Trials could start as early as next… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

How GPs can support patients with 'long COVID'
GPs must be ready to support patients with physical, psychological and social problems after COVID-19 infection over a recovery period that could last weeks or months, according to respiratory expert GP Dr Steve Holmes. (Source: GP Online Education)
Source: GP Online Education - September 23, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Clinical News Source Type: news

Use of the NHS COVID-19 app in schools and further education colleges, DforE, DHSC (published 22nd September 2020)
Actions for schools and further education colleges when using the NHS COVID-19 app in education settings. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physical violence of parents in children age school - Ph L, Kurian M.
Physical violence often occurs in children, especially school-age children. School-age children are able to complete their developmental tasks if parents are able to educate children well, especially in disciplining children, but many parents choose ways t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Teachers' experiences in responding to students' exposure to domestic violence - Davies S, Berger E.
This study is the first known Australian research to examine teachers' experiences ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

HRSA: Meeting of the Council on Graduate Medical Education
The Health Resources and Services Administration's Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME) will hold a virtual meeting on December 8-9, 2020. Login information and meeting materials will be available on theCOGME website. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 23, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Neurotic college students could benefit from health education
(Binghamton University) College students are under a lot of stress, even more so lately due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on certain personality types, especially neurotic personalities, college health courses could help students develop a more positive stress mindset, according to research from faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Your neighborhood may raise your risk of chronic kidney disease
(Drexel University) A neighborhood's overall socioeconomic status, including income and education-level, may influence its residents' risk of chronic kidney disease, according to a study recently published in SSM Population Health by researchers from Drexel University's Dornsife School of Public Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Early pay rise and end to tuition fees will help nursing workforce numbers, says UNISON
Commenting on the Public Accounts Committee’s report into the nursing workforce published today (Wednesday), UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “Many nurses are exhausted after the first peak of the pandemic and now they’re facing the next wave alongside a difficult winter. “The vital first step to stop nursing shortages worsening is an early, significant pay rise for everyone in the NHS. Staff need to know they’re valued and warm words from ministers aren’t enough. “Removing the NHS bursary from nursing students in England has been a disaster. They played a key role during th...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 23, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release nhs pay one team 2K Source Type: news

Government must do more to keep schools open and safe, education unions say
Giving all staff priority testing, reducing the size of pupil ‘bubbles’ and making face coverings compulsory on school buses would help ensure schools can continue to stay open in the coming weeks, education unions say today (Tuesday). In a joint letter to education secretary Gavin Williamson, several proposals are outlined by UNISON, GMB and Unite to reduce the risk of infection for children and staff​, and reduce the likelihood of â€‹entire school​s clos​ing. The â€‹letter stress​es that all school employees should have priority access to testing – not just teachers &nda...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 23, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release coronavirus schools Source Type: news

‘Where Are the Kids?’ School Is Back in Session, but Many Kindergarteners Are Missing
It didn’t take more than one day of virtual kindergarten for Ryan Greenberg’s 5-year-old daughter, Samantha, to break down in tears, begging to go back to regular school where she could see other kids face-to-face. “I’ll wear two masks,” she told him. But for Samantha, in Montclair, N.J., and for hundreds of thousands of other children across the country, school will continue to be remote for at least the first weeks of school due to the coronavirus pandemic. And while this school year has posed new challenges for students of all ages, it’s proving especially challenging for children ...
Source: TIME: Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Reilly Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Source Type: news