COVID-19 hospitalizations hit record levels

first_imgHomeLifeHealthCovid-19COVID-19 hospitalizations hit record levels Jul. 16, 2020 at 6:00 amCovid-19FeaturedHealthNewsCOVID-19 hospitalizations hit record levelseditor11 months agoCOVID-19infectionslockdownspublic healthCourtesy imagesCourtesy images12Courtesy images The Coronavirus outbreak in Los Angeles County continues to worsen and health officials are reiterating that further lockdowns could be implemented if current measures do not yield a reduction in infections.During a Wednesday briefing, County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer said the disease continues to damage minority and poor communities at a disproportionate rate and that if record infection rates continue, more drastic steps will be necessary to bring the disease under control.The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported the highest number of new hospitalizations in a day with 2,193 people currently hospitalized, surpassing Tuesday’s number.Out of the 2,193 confirmed COVID-19 cases currently hospitalized, 26% of these people are confirmed cases in the ICU and 17% are confirmed cases on ventilators.She said Los Angeles County is in an alarming and dangerous phase of the pandemic and behavior from weeks ago is now showing up in data that is forcing officials to consider a rollback of the county’s reopening efforts.“These alarming trends reflect behaviors from three weeks ago and it will take several weeks to see if our behavior now, including the rollback of previously open sectors, slows the spread of the virus,” she said. “What we do today impacts our lives in the weeks, and the months ahead. We’re just not able to continue on our recovery journey, without everyone doing their part. Keeping businesses open is only possible if we can get back to slowing the spread. And we do need to remember that all of us play a part in protecting the capacity of our healthcare system so that we’re all able to access critical care when we need it.”Of the 44 new deaths, 27 people who died were over the age of 65 years old, 13 people who died were between the ages of 41 and 65 years old, and one person who died was between the ages of 18 and 40 years old. Thirty-four people had underlying health conditions including 25 people over the age of 65 years old, eight people between the ages of 41 to 65 years old, and one person between the ages of 18 to 40 years old. Two deaths were reported by the City of Long Beach and one death was reported by the City of Pasadena. 3,932 people have died in total.She said officials have all options at their disposal including reimplementing the strict lockdowns experienced earlier this year.“We can’t take anything off the table,” she said. “There’s, there’s absolutely no certainty of what exactly is going to happen next. We do know for a fact though that we have to do everything we can to protect the healthcare system for everybody, not just for people who are sick with COVID-19 but people who have other illnesses that require care in a hospital setting, and in other health care facilities as well.”She said the county has the ability to arrest the new virus growth and said county residents were successful and slowing the spread earlier this year despite knowing less about the disease at that time.“We know how important it is to wear those face coverings. We know how important it is to keep our distance from other people. We know how important it is to do basic infection control, and we know how important it is for those businesses that are open right now to protect their workers their customers and their visitors,” she said. “These are things that are for certain, and it’s for certain that if we do a really good job on implementing all the tools that we have at hand, we can get back to slowing the spread and that makes it much less likely that we return to Safer At Home.”Ferrer said if the current efforts do not work in the very short term, the county will have to dig deeper into its toolbox regarding what should be open and what should be closed.She said she expected to see an increase in deaths in the coming weeks given the record setting number of hospitalizations.“What this really means for all of us is that we need to start and continue to take the steps to protect our healthcare infrastructure, so that hospitals are able to manage the growing number of people that need inpatient care,” she said. “That is why it’s so important to follow the public health directives, like staying home, avoiding close contact with people who you don’t live with, and wearing your face covering at all times when you’re out of your house.”[email protected] :COVID-19infectionslockdownspublic healthshare on Facebookshare on Twitteradd a commentBiden, Gates, other Twitter accounts hackedCalifornia salons say new closures threaten their survivalYou Might Also LikeFeaturedNewsBobadilla rejects Santa Monica City Manager positionMatthew Hall6 hours agoNewsCouncil picks new City ManagerBrennon Dixson17 hours agoFeaturedNewsProtesting parents and Snapchat remain in disagreement over child protection policiesClara Harter17 hours agoFeaturedNewsDowntown grocery to become mixed use developmenteditor17 hours agoNewsBruised but unbowed, meme stock investors are back for moreAssociated Press17 hours agoNewsWedding boom is on in the US as vendors scramble to keep upAssociated Press17 hours agolast_img read more

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One Time With Tiger: Don Pooley

first_imgDon Pooley played across a terrific generational bridge in his more than 20 full seasons on the PGA Tour. He played with Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Sam Snead. But when people learn he played the PGA Tour, Pooley gets mostly one question: “Did you ever play with Tiger Woods?” Yes, Pooley tells them, he sure did. “And it was a lot of fun,” Pooley said. Pooley and Woods were paired in the final round of the Buick Classic at Westchester Country Club in 1997, just two months after Woods broke through to win his historic first Masters. Way back in the pack, neither had a chance to win, and yet Pooley remembers the buzz of an enormous gallery packed around the first tee. One Time with Tiger Keith Fergus Lee Rinker Omar Uresti Larry Rinker Grant Waite Bradley Hughes Nick Dougherty Arron Oberholser Brendan Steele Brendon de Jonge Robert Garrigus Zac Blair Scott Brown “There were like 10,000 people around the first hole, which was a par 3,” Pooley said. “That was unusual. I didn’t normally play in front of that many people unless I was in contention.” Pooley remembers feeling something else unusual that day, too. Pooley was 45 at the time, winner of the B.C. Open in 1980 and the Memorial in ’87, and yet he felt unusually motivated to win this matchup, this one round against Tiger, even with no trophy or big prize at stake. “I really wanted to beat him,” Pooley said. “He was the phenom, the 21-year-old who just won the Masters.” Pooley fell behind early, with Woods smashing drives 60 yards past him. “I had never seen anyone on Tour hit it that far,” Pooley said. “I had seen long-drive contests, where people hit it that far, but I had never seen anyone hit it that far and still have that kind of control.” Pooley remembers Woods being five shots up on him through 10 holes. “Then I birdied some holes, and he bogeyed a couple, and we came to the 18th tee all tied,” Pooley said. “It was a par 5, and we both hit drivers. I get down to my ball, and I hit a driver off the fairway, just short of the green. Then we walk another 60 yards to his ball, and he hits a 6-iron to the back edge of the green. I chipped up and tapped in for birdie, and he three-putted for par.” Pooley shot 71, Woods shot 72. “Tiger won’t have any recollection of that day, but it was fun for me to play with him, and it was fun to beat him at the end,” Pooley said. “I think I finished ahead of him in the tournament, but I’m not sure (he did, T-38 to T-43). It was all about that one day. I didn’t care about anything else.” When Pooley is asked to speak to service clubs today, he typically opens with his one time playing with Tiger. He tries to tell the story with some good-natured humor. “People don’t know this, but Tiger is 0-1 against me in head-to-head competition,” Pooley cracks. “It’s nice to have a story like that to tell.”last_img read more

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SYNNEX Adds Bose Professional to Its Suite of Bose Work Solutions

first_imgSYNNEX added Bose Professional to its suite of Bose Work solutions making the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 UC available to IT resellers and AV integrators. Customers also have access to Bose Work video bars, loudspeakers, amplifiers and processors.Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 UC allow for collaboration in the office and beyond, offering work environment personalization and noise canceling, reliability in switching between audio sources and minimal interruptions with up to 20 hours of wireless battery life. SYNNEX customers can access the full Bose Work line card to support additional needs for remote, in-person and hybrid collaboration.last_img read more

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Gopher football unveils a newer, cheaper ticket plan

first_imgGopher football unveils a newer, cheaper ticket planThe mobile pass gives fans tickets to all seven home games in 2019 for about $200.Jack Rodgers, Daily File PhotoA Gophers football player watches from the sidelines during a game on Sept. 16, 2017. Chad FaustJuly 8, 2019Jump to CommentsShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailPrintAfter TCF Bank Stadium saw its lowest average attendance numbers on record in 2018, the University of Minnesota released its newest football ticket package on Monday — one aimed at luring more fans into the stadium seats.The new “Gopher Pass” will allow fans to attend all seven home games for the 2019 season for about $200. The University described it as the “most flexible plan ever” for Gophers fans in a press release sent out on Monday.The pass is an all-mobile ticket, and fans will have a digital ticket delivered to them by text message before each game. In the event of a sellout, the pass does not guarantee fans a seat in the game, just stadium entry and access to a standing-room-only area.Fans will pay an average of $28.56 per game, a considerable drop for marquee games such as the highly anticipated rivalry game against Wisconsin. The cheapest seat for the 2019 rivalry game on StubHub, a secondary market for tickets, is just under $70. The Gopher Pass is a part of a recent trend in University Athletics toward make games more affordable and inviting for fans.Earlier this year, the University decided to lower the season-ticket prices for both men’s basketball and men’s hockey games in an attempt to make sporting events more affordable.In June, University of Minnesota regents voted unanimously to allow alcohol sales in Williams Arena for basketball games and 3M Arena at Mariucci for hockey games, looking to boost attendance.The new plan is similar to one employed by the nearby Minnesota Twins. The Twins unveiled the “Twins Pass” for the 2019 season which allowed fans the option to pay for tickets on a monthly subscription-style basis with prices ranging from $49-$149 per month, giving them access to all the games. The Twins have seen their average attendance per game numbers climb to the highest it has been since 2015, due in large part to their success on the field.last_img read more

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Irgens completes Chandler Airport Center project

first_imgIrgens – Phoenix finished development of its Ascend at Chandler Airport Center building, located at the northwest corner of South Cooper and East Germann roads in Chandler.The 81,712-square-foot flex/office building is expandable to 162,000 square-feet with addition of a second level.The building is located within the Chandler Airport Center, a multi-building corporate business park situated just off the SanTan Loop 202 at the Cooper Road interchange. When fully built out, the park will feature nearly 400,000 square feet of the Valley’s most innovative workspace.“Irgens developed this project on a speculative basis, understanding the increasing demand for flexible, contemporary office space in the East Valley,” said Jason Meszaros, vice president/market manager for Irgens. “The property is ideal for technology-focused users who are seeking innovative space in an amenity-rich environment. This project was designed and developed to accommodate the needs and desires of the new economy businesses.”Ascend at Chandler Airport Center features flexible parking solutions ranging from 5:1000 to 8:1000 square-feet. The property can accommodate grade level and dock-high loading, or be fitted for pure office use.The building has accessibility to significant power and telecommunications. Additionally, tenants will benefit from prominent exterior building signage. Chandler Airport Center is situated near Chandler Municipal Airport, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Chandler Fashion Square and a variety of other hotel, hospital, medical center and retail amenities.Its location on the SanTan 202 Freeway appeals to prospective tenants because it provides access to nearly 1.8 million employees within a 30-minute commute.Ascend at Chandler Airport Center was developed by Irgens. Balmer Architectural Group served as architect for the project and construction was handled by Chasse Building Team. In addition to this building, other sites within the park are available for build-to-suit projects.Irgens continues to actively seek strategic acquisition and development opportunities to add to its growing portfolio of commercial and medical properties in the greater Phoenix metropolitan market.last_img read more

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Study of WWII evacuees suggests mental illness may be passed to offspring

first_imgShare Share on Facebook Pinterest Share on Twitter Mental illness associated with early childhood adversity may be passed from generation to generation, according to a study of adults whose parents evacuated Finland as children during World War II. The study was conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health, Uppsala University in Sweden, and Helsinki University in Finland. It appears in JAMA Psychiatry.The research team found that daughters of female evacuees had the same high risk for mental health disorders as their mothers, even though they did not experience the same adversity. The study could not determine why the higher risk for mental illness persisted across generations. Possible explanations include changes in the evacuees’ parenting behavior stemming from their childhood experience or epigenetic changes–chemical alterations in gene expression, without any changes to underlying DNA.“Many studies have shown that traumatic exposures during pregnancy can have negative effects on offspring,” said study author Stephen Gilman, Sc.D., of the Division of Intramural Population Health Research at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. “Here, we found evidence that a mother’s childhood traumatic exposure–in this case separation from family members during war–may have long-lasting health consequences for her daughters.”center_img LinkedIn Email From 1941 to 1945, roughly 49,000 Finish children were evacuated from their homes to protect them from bombings, malnutrition and other hazards during the country’s wars with the Soviet Union. The children, many of them only preschoolers, were placed with foster families in Sweden. In addition to separation from their families, the children faced the stresses of adapting to their foster families, and in many cases, learning a new language. Upon their return, many children experienced the additional stress of readjusting to Finnish society.During the same time, thousands of Finnish families chose not to evacuate all their children and often kept some at home, but little information exists on the rationale for their decisions. The researchers compared the risk of being hospitalized for a psychiatric (mental health) disorder among offspring of the evacuees to the risks of psychiatric hospitalization among the offspring of the siblings who remained with their parents. Studying the two groups–cousins to each other–allowed the researchers to compensate for family-based factors that can contribute to mental health problems and to focus instead on the evacuees’ wartime experience.In a previous study, the researchers found that women evacuated as children were more than twice as likely to be hospitalized for a psychiatric disorder than their female siblings who remained at home. For the current study, the researchers linked records from this generation–more than 46,000 siblings born between 1933 and 1944–to those of their offspring, more than 93,000 individuals born after 1950. Of these, nearly 3,000 were offspring of parents who had been evacuated to Sweden as children, and more than 90,000 were offspring of parents who remained in Finland during the war.The researchers found that female evacuees and their daughters were at the greatest risk for being hospitalized for mood disorders, such as depression and bipolar disorder. In fact, the evacuees’ daughters had more than four times the risk of hospitalization for a mood disorder, compared to the daughters of mothers who stayed home–regardless of whether their mothers were hospitalized for a mood disorder.The researchers did not find any increase in psychiatric hospitalizations for the sons or daughters of males who had been evacuated as children.The study could not determine why the daughters of female evacuees had a higher risk of mental illness. One possibility is that the stresses of the evacuees’ experience affected their psychological development in ways that influenced their parenting style. Another possibility is that the evacuee experience resulted in epigenetic changes. For example, the researchers cited an earlier finding that Holocaust survivors have higher levels of compounds known as methyl groups bound to the gene FKBP5 and have passed this change on to their children. This higher level of methyl groups appears to alter the production of cortisol, a hormone that regulates the stress response.“The Finnish evacuation was intended to protect children from the many harms associated with the country’s wars with the Soviet Union,” said study co-author Torsten Santavirta, Ph.D., of Uppsala University. “Our observation of long-term psychiatric risk that reached into the next generation is concerning and underscores the need to weigh benefits as well as potential risks when designing policies for child protection.”The authors concluded that future studies are needed to understand how the experience of war affects the mental health of parents and their offspring and to develop interventions to help families affected by armed conflict.last_img read more

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Flu Scan for Jan 27, 2014

first_imgChina confirms second H10N8 avian flu caseA second case of H10N8 avian flu has been confirmed in the same province as the world’s first case, which was reported last month, Chinese health officials told Xinhua, the nation’s state-run newspaper.A 55-year-old woman was admitted to a hospital in Nanchang, the capital of Jiangxi province, on Jan 15, the story said. She had a sore throat and dizziness, according to the provincial health department. She had visited an agricultural market.China’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cautioned travelers to China to avoid contact with fowl after the case was confirmed, the Taipei Times reported today. The agency also issued a second-level travel alert for Jiangxi, Guangdong, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Hunan, and Fujian provinces and for the cities of Shanghai and Beijing. The rest of the country is under “watch” status, the story said.The world’s first H10N8 case, which proved fatal, was confirmed on Dec 17. It involved a 73-year-old woman with a compromised immune system.The Taipei Times story notes that the virus is considered a low-pathogenic agent in birds and has been detected in samples from migratory birds and poultry in Japan, South Korea, the United States, Italy, and Sweden in addition to China.Jan 27 Xinhua story Jan 27 Taipei Times article Dec 17, 2013, CIDRAP News story on first case Spreading H5N8 Korean outbreak leads to lockdown on 3 farmsSouth Korean officials today imposed a 12-hour lockdown on poultry farms in three provinces that bans farmers and farm-related workers, including veterinarians, from traveling to and from farms, according to an Agence France-Presse (AFP) story.The action is geared to stopping H5N8 outbreaks that have now affected 18 farms in a widening crisis, up from 8 farms late last week. Provinces affected by the lockdown are South and North Chungcheong and Gyeonggi, which surrounds Seoul. The first eight H5N8 outbreaks were in North Jeolla province.More than 640,000 poultry have been culled to prevent disease spread, with another 810,000 slated for slaughter, AFP reported. In addition to the 18 affected farms, workers are testing birds on 22 other farms.Jan 27 AFP reportIn related news, Seoul-based Yonhap News Agency reported on Jan 25 that H5N8 has been isolated from a Korean chicken for the first time in the outbreak; the other poultry infections were in ducks. The chicken was in South Chungcheong province.In addition, officials in Gyeonggi province said feces recovered from a lake near the province’s west coast tested positive for avian flu, but the specific strain has not yet been identified.Jan 25 Yonhap article Study: working-age adults more susceptible to severe fluWorking-age adults who have diabetes are more susceptible to severe flu infections, according to a study from University of Alberta researchers who published their findings in Diabetologia. The group’s goal was to compare flu levels in adults with and without the disease to help fill in knowledge gaps that underlie vaccination recommendations.The team cohort study used data from Manitoba, Canada, from 2000 to 2008. All working-age adults were identified and paired with two nondiabetic controls.Researchers looked at clinic visits, hospitalizations for pneumonia and flu, and all-cause hospitalization. Their analysis included 745,777 person-years of follow-up among 166,715 subjects. Those who had diabetes were more likely to be vaccinated against flu.People with diabetes had a 6% (relative risk 1.06, 95% confidence interval 1.02 to 1.10; absolute risk difference 6 per 1,000 adults per year) greater increase in all-cause hospitalization linked to flu. However, researchers found no difference between the groups in the rates of flulike illness or pneumonia and influenza.They concluded that the evidence is the strongest yet for targeting patients with diabetes for flu vaccination.Jan 24 Diabetologia studylast_img read more

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CARIFESTA XII promises to be an unforgettable event – 12 days to go

first_img Getting ready for CARIFESTA Mar 20, 2017 Haiti making preparations for CARIFESTA XIIHaiti is currently making preparations to greet and host several thousands of people from the Region and other countries who are expected to converge there for CARIFESTA XII. The festival of arts and culture runs from August 21 to 30 and will feature events across the country. CARIFESTA, which is the largest…May 25, 2015In “Antigua & Barbuda”CARIFESTA XII Launch: a taste of vibrant, exciting event in AugustCARIFESTA XII in Haiti next month promises to be a vibrant and exciting event if the regional launch is anything to go by! Hundreds of Haitians and CARICOM delegates converged on the Ibo Lele Hotel for the regional launch of the regional mega-event on Tuesday evening. CARIFESTA will be held…July 8, 2015In “Anguilla”CARIFESTA XII Host Country Agreement Signed with HaitiWith the signing of the CARIFESTA XII Host Country Agreement between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Haiti on Thursday 25 September 2014 in the city of New York and about eleven months to go, the host country, Member States, Associate Members and the CARICOM Secretariat as key stakeholders in this regional…September 30, 2014In “CARICOM”Share this on WhatsApp Aug 17, 2017 Flashback to CARIFESTA XII – Haiti, 2015 You may be interested in… Jul 11, 2017center_img Barbados building CARIFESTA legacy Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… CARICOM congratulates Haiti Dec 31, 2015 CARIFESTA XII will be held in Haiti from 21-30 August, 2015. Artistic Consultant, L’Antoinette Stines invites all to what she is confident will be an “unforgettable event”.last_img read more

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OPW Fueling Containment Systems Names Greg Kennedy Director of Operations

first_imgDeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement SMITHFIELD, N.C. – OPW Fueling Containment Systems, a division of OPW Fueling Components, has named Greg Kennedy as director of operations. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement OPW Fueling Containment Systems, located in Smithfield, N.C., designs and manufactures secondarily contained fuel delivery systems. Recently, OPW Fueling Containment Systems announced the launch of the industry’s first totally integrated “Plug and Play” Underground Fueling System known as “The Loop System,” which provides new solutions that offer a higher level of environmental protection and a lower cost of fuel delivery system ownership. Kennedy has held various positions within OPW Fueling Components in Cincinnati over the past nine years, including business unit manager and manufacturing supervisor. A graduate of Northern Kentucky University with a bachelor of science technology degree, Kennedy has also earned the distinction of a Six Sigma Quality Greenbelt and has completed the requirements to become a Lean Trainer. Kennedy will report directly to OPW Fueling Containment Systems President, Mike McCann.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit. last_img read more

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School Eye Care program ‘valuable’

first_img Share Principal of the Petitie Savanne Primary School, Phannel Hillaire interacting with the students and health team during Friday’s screening (Photo credit: Health Promotion)Coordinator of the School Eye Care program, Nurse Joan Henry wants the general public to recognize the value of this program which is being conducted at no cost to parents.Of the thirteen thousand students attending primary and secondary schools across the island, over ten thousand have already been screened in the ‘I Can See Clearly Now’ program.Health officials are screening the student’s vision and body mass index. If further intervention is required regarding their eye care this will be provided, with their parent’s consent, at no cost. The initial cost for the program is nine hundred thousand dollars but that amount is expected to increase.“It is very valuable to our now children, who are going to replace us, and we recognize that… they may have poor performance, not because they are dumb, but because they cannot see,” Nurse Henry told members of the media on Friday 16 June 2017.Henry, who informed that a lot of the children have vision problems, said the health team has discovered that children from Grade K to Grade Six already have problems for Glaucoma.“And most times some children would say to us ‘I told my parents I cannot see and they did not take me on,’” Henrys aid.Minister for Health and the Environment, Dr Kenneth Darroux and other education officials visited the Petite Savanne Primary School which is relocated at Bath Estate on Friday, where the Cuban health team and Dominican nurses were screening the students’ vision. “So I’m not saying that to put parents down but to allow us to know as parents we have a responsibility,” Nurse Henry said.She therefore advised parents to take their children’s complaints seriously and seek medical intervention where necessary.“We have a responsibility to help them to maximize their potential and when they get to a point and they complain about something, please don’t ignore them. It’s better you take them [to the doctor] and it’s not anything, than you don’t take them,” Nurse Henry said. Some of the students screened, Nurse Henry added, have chronic conditions that need continuous intervention. When the team discovers these conditions, these children are referred to their School Health Eye Care Clinic. Dr Shillingford-Ricketts is the consultant ophthalmologist on the program.Photographs compliments of the Health Promotion Team– / 5 Share Sharing is caring! Tweetcenter_img LocalNews School Eye Care program ‘valuable’ by: Dominica Vibes News – June 16, 2017 108 Views   no discussions Sharelast_img read more

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