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4/4/2022 Iowa to kill 52K more hens and turkeys because of bird flu - Washington News Post ... public health concern. No human cases of the avian influenza virus have been detected in the United States.It remains safe to eat poultry products. Cooking of poultry and eggs to an internal temperature of 165 AoF kills bacteria and viruses.Close ModalSuggest a Correction Suggest a CorrectionFile source Washington ...
3/12/2022 Congress Passes Bill with Critical Funding for Gun Violence Prevention Legislation includes robust funding for community violence intervention and a reauthorization of the Violence Against Women ActWashington, DC ‚AiGiffords, the gun violence prevention organization led by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, applauded the bipartisan passage of the omnibus spending bill to fund the government through Fiscal Year 2022 and prioritize efforts to prevent gun violence, bolster public safety, and improve public health by funding community violence intervention and gun violence ...
3/6/2022 Trucker Convoy halts Washington DC Protest over Draconian Medical Mandates Those in our nation‚Aos capital who deal with jammed highways, traffic and stressful commutes will be glad to hear that the public trucker convoy has paused their plans to protest public health measures in Washington, DC.The truckers stationed themselves in Hagerstown this weekend after leaving Adelanto, California, on February 22, 2022.Ohio State Highway Patrol Sergeant Brice Nihiser reported that the convoy consisted of an estimated 550 vehicles ...
3/5/2022 Committee recommends end to COVID protocols in Washington County Municipal Building Committee recommends end to COVID protocols in Washington County Municipal Building EVAN LAWRENCE Special to The Post-Star Mar 5, 2022FORT EDWARD ‚Ai The Washington County Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee voted 5-1 ... didn‚Aot understand what it was.Tina McDougall, Washington County Public Health director, said the scan could be optional for employees and visitors.Other COVID symptoms, such as a cough and/or sore throat, are ...
3/4/2022 Letter Urging Congress to Lift DC Rider Blocking Cannabis Regulation ... FSGG) subcommittee across both chambers for its historic removal of this rider earlier this Congress. It is imperative to both public health, public safety, and for Congress‚Ao support of the District‚Aos right to ... of Justice have allowed other states like Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, and California, among others, to exercise their sovereign right to set policy and function as laboratories of democracy; the District of Columbia should be ...
3/3/2022 Washington: WSPHA declares racism a public health crisis Racism is declared a public health crisis in Washington State.That‚Aos according to the Washington State Public Health Association‚Aos (WSPHA) Board of Directors and Membership who ratified a resolution in late February and shared an action plan for moving forward.‚AuIf we are to have a healthy Washington for all, we must confront racism as a public health crisis,‚Au said Adrian Dominguez, WSPHA Board President. ‚AuPublic health ...
3/1/2022 California, Oregon, Washington to End School Mask Mandates SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) ‚Ai Schoolchildren in California, Oregon and Washington will no longer be required to wear masks as part of new indoor mask policies the Democratic governors of all three states announced jointly on ... in the making, comes as much of the country relaxes public health orders, including school mask mandates, in an effort to restore normalcy and boost economic recovery as Americans learn to live with the virus ...
2/28/2022 California, Oregon, Washington to end school mask mandates SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) ‚Ai Schoolchildren in California, Oregon and Washington will no longer be required to wear masks as part of new indoor mask policies the Democratic governors of all three states announced jointly on ... in the making, comes as much of the country relaxes public health orders, including school mask mandates, in an effort to restore normalcy and boost economic recovery as Americans learn to live with the virus ...
2/28/2022 California, Oregon, Washington Ending School Mask Mandates ‚Äì CBS Sacramento CBS Local SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) ‚Ai Schoolchildren in California, Oregon and Washington will no longer be required to wear masks as part of new indoor mask policies the Democratic governors of all three states announced jointly on ... in the making, comes as much of the country relaxes public health orders, including school mask mandates, in an effort to restore normalcy and boost economic recovery as Americans learn to live with the virus ...
2/28/2022 House Republicans press DC Mayor Bowser on why she's not lifting school mask mandate: ‚ÄòPolitical motives‚Äô ... Washington, D.C., is pushing Mayor Muriel Bousser to explain why the district is leaving its masked mandate for schoolgirls, although many settings this week are set to remove the requirement for adults.‚AuThe decision to make masks compulsory for our children at school is not something that should be taken lightly,‚Au the letter said. ‚AuThe impact that these masks have on children extends beyond the scope of public health ...
2/28/2022 Washington Lawmakers Introduce Proposal to Ban Hemp-Derived THC After earlier proposals to block the sale of hemp-derived THC products stalled, Washington lawmakers are now considering a new bill that would prohibit these products from being sold both outside and within the state ... oversight,‚Au Keiser told the news outlet. ‚AuIt‚Aos a public health danger and a threat, and it needs to be removed.‚AuAn alternative bill to ban all synthetic cannabinoids outside of Washington‚Aos ...
2/27/2022 Cannabis sales increased across Washington during pandemic – here's where sales soared ... Washingtonians are using now than they were before the pandemic.Data from the Washington State Alcohol and Cannabis Control Board shows sales increased statewide by $450 million, or about 43%, from the 2019 to 2021 fiscal years. The total retail sales in 2021 were nearly $1.5 billion.Cannabis sales also generated more than $550 million in excise taxes for the state, most of which will be spent on public health ...
2/26/2022 Washington lawmakers urge halt to hemp-derived THC in state | TheSpec.com SEATTLE (AP) ‚Ai Washington lawmakers are making a last-ditch attempt to block intoxicating, synthetically derived cannabis products, including gummy candies and vape oil, from being sold at gas stations, convenience stores and smoke shops after earlier bills failed.‚AuThese are being sold right now, without any regulation, without any oversight,‚Au said Democratic Sen. Karen Keiser. ‚AuIt‚Aos a public health danger and a threat, and it needs to ...
2/26/2022 Washington lawmakers urge halt to hemp-derived THC in state SEATTLE (AP) ‚Ai Washington lawmakers are making a last-ditch attempt to block intoxicating, synthetically derived cannabis products, including gummy candies and vape oil, from being sold at gas stations, convenience stores and smoke shops after earlier bills failed.‚AuThese are being sold right now, without any regulation, without any oversight,‚Au said Democratic Sen. Karen Keiser. ‚AuIt‚Aos a public health danger and a threat, and it needs to ...
2/18/2022 Griffith Applauds $500,000 Grant for Wise County Sewer Project US House of Representatives ... public health and water quality of the Guest River.‚AuStay ConnectedUse the form below to sign up for my newsletter and get the latest news and updates directly to your inbox.Office Locations- [Washington, DC Office] 2202 Rayburn HOBWashington, DC 20515Phone: [202-225-3861]Fax: [202-225-0076]- [Abingdon Office] 323 West Main StreetAbingdon, VA 24210Phone: [276-525-1405]Fax: [276-525-1444]- [Christiansburg Office] 17 West Main StreetChristiansburg, VA 24073 ...
2/18/2022 Our age of incivility must end ... Washington, DC, in which crowds of activists harassed and intimidated restaurant patrons. These actions, though alarming to many Americans, were met with nuanced sympathy and outright endorsement in venues of polite liberal opinion such as the New York Times, the Nation, and National Public Radio. Watching the mainstream accept, or even welcome, such incivility, in defiance of public health directives that had banned even the smallest of public gatherings, was ...
2/10/2022 Postdoc Opportunity at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) at the Brown School of Social Work and Public Health Wordpress.com Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) at the Brown School of Social Work and Public Health invites applications for a 3-year postdoctoral associate position to begin July 1, 2022, or as negotiated. We seek a mixed-methods researcher with scholarly expertise in Black families, racism, and wellbeing. The Black Families, Racism, and Resilience (BFRR) project, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), is a longitudinal, mixed methodological investigation of ...
2/9/2022 The leftists' last stand: Vax mandates ... give liberals control over travel, employment, freedom of speech and even our schoolchildren. Already there are laws in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., that authorize controversial COVID vaccination of schoolchildren without parental consent, or even informing ... and reaffirmed in 2020. Vaccine mandates under the guise of public health attain that leftist goal, and far more.Advertisement - story continues belowIn contrast with their stubbornness on vaccines, Democrats are starting to yield ...
2/3/2022 Washington County reports 81st COVID-related death web only alert top story Washington County reports 81st COVID-related death SaveThe Washington County Public Health Department reported the COVID-related death of a 68-year-old resident on Wednesday.According to the health department, the individual lived at home before recently being hospitalized and had received the COVID vaccine.The Public Health Department and county officials offered thoughts and prayers to the family, friends, and caregivers of ...
1/27/2022 Watch: Media Melts Down as National ‚ÄòDefeat the Mandates DC‚Äô Rally Overcomes Political Divides OªøW ASHINGTON DC ‚Ai Thousands of people came from all over the country to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., to protest the vaccine mandates being implemented throughout the nation. The Defeat the Mandates ... mask mandates and vaccine mandates that had disastrous effects on public health.‚AuA lot of it boils down to discrimination of a certain class for an unreasonable and arbitrary reason,‚Au she told me.Quite ...
1/26/2022 Washington County Supervisors Approve Public Health Wage Increases The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved pay increases and longevity bonuses for public health staff at their meeting Tuesday.This action followed the county board of health‚Aos approval of the longevity bonuses and wage matrix for employees during a special meeting last week. Supervisor and Board of Health member Jack Seward Jr. commented that he would be voting against the longevity increases taking effect during the current fiscal ...
1/25/2022 Showing Or Selling A Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Card Could Become A Crime In Washington ... Washington Legislature would make it a crime to use or sell a fake COVID-19 vaccination card. The sponsor says he wants to deter people from even considering the ruse, but he also wants to send a signal to prosecutors to prioritize these cases as a matter of protecting public health.It‚Aos a crime for kids to use a fake ID to try to buy alcohol. Soon, it could ...
1/22/2022 Eve of Defeat the Draconian Mandates in Washington ... on this subject: Health and Physical FitnessFeature Article by Stephen LendmanEve of Defeat the Draconian Mandates Rally in Washingtonby Stephen LendmanOn Sunday, thousands in the US capital will rally against mandated ... for over two years has nothing to do with protecting public health.Made-in-the-USA by dark forces, the mother of all diabolical schemes is all about destroying health and what remains of greatly ...
1/17/2022 While the House Passed ‚ÄòBuild Back Better‚Äô Ted Lieu Was Boarding Luxury Cruise in NYC; Yea Vote Cast by Proxy ‚Äì Opinion ... berates those who aren‚Aot following ‚Authe science‚Au and is in favor of every totalitarian mandate and lockdown California ‚Aupublic health‚Au officials promulgate, took his elderly parents on a cruise to Bermuda for ... of January 10, stating that he couldn‚Aot travel to Washington DC due to the ‚Auongoing public health emergency.‚AuIt turns out, he actually filed five proxy letters for 2021. One of them covered ...
1/12/2022 EPA: West Penn Power To Pay $610,000 Penalty In Federal-State Settlement Over Coal Ash Landfills Discharge Violations In Allegheny, Washington Counties ... public health and our nation‚Aos waterways,‚Au said EPA Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Adam Ortiz. ‚AuWe are pleased to have partnered with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to ensure the continued protection of Pennsylvania‚Aos rivers and public health.‚AuAccording to the settlement, West Penn Power exceeded boron limits in discharges from the Mingo Landfill in Union Township, Washington County, and Springdale Landfill in Frazer Township, Allegheny County.Along ...