Day: February 10, 2021

New Chicago Program Holds First Vaccination Event In Largely Latino Belmont Cragin, Focusing On Child Care Workers

CHICAGO (CBS) — A new program kicked off Saturday to make sure in the future, those minority communities who need the vaccine most have a fair shot.

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As CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reported, the race is on as Illinois await their shot of the COVID-19 vaccine – and the first steps to making that race a fair one in Chicago were taken with the official kickoff of the Protect Chicago Plus program.

“If we are going to be able to distribute this vaccine equitably, we need to go into communities that have been most negatively impacted by COVID,” said Mary Kate Daly, vice president of the Patrick M. Magoon Institute for Healthy Communities at Lurie Children’s Hospital.

It’s no accident that the program’s first vaccination event was held in Belmont Cragin – the neighborhood with city’s largest Latino population and also among those hardest hit by the virus.

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Mentally challenged woman delivers baby girl in street of Calabar

On Friday, a mentally and physically challenged woman has delivered a baby girl on street of Calabar.

The woman birthed her child on Friday evening in Uwanse, Calabar South local government area of Cross River State, but was later evacuated to a government facility.

The mentally ill woman, who delivered the baby by herself before the arrival of good Samaritans gave her name as Pretty and said she is from Benue State

Rescuing the baby and the mother, the Director General of the Cross River State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Janet Ekpenyong who was in tears said the baby was delivered by 5.30.

Dr Ekpenyong called for more awareness to be created as regards mental health as well as for people to regularly check for other underlying health conditions especially those who have been exposed to hard drugs.

“We all owe ourselves the duty to check for our mental

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Toddler Habits

Baby & Parenting,Baby Stuff,Baby Care,Parenting,Kids CareWhen searching for merchandise to sell on eBay, sellers must remember that the merchandise should be straightforward to find, straightforward to ship, and there have to be a requirement for the item. Although there are methods for soothing baby’s cries , including those of colicky infants, sometimes nothing seems to work. A couple of issues the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests : swaddling child, changing your food regimen when you’re nursing in case there’s a meals sensitivity or fuel, offering a pacifier, holding child, operating a fan or other white noise-maker that might remind her of sounds within the womb, and many others.

New child babies sleep loads — just not all at one time. Count on your baby to sleep about 14 to 17 hours a day or extra, waking incessantly for feedings. It can be up to 19 or 20 or underneath 14, though the Nationwide Sleep … Read More

Two hotel quarantine staff in Melbourne, Australia test positive to coronavirus

Two hotel quarantine staff in Melbourne test positive to coronavirus as the system is inundated with Australian Open players

  • Two staffers at a Melbourne quarantine hotel tested positive to coronavirus
  • Results came from a preliminary saliva swab and they were retested
  • On Monday, Victorian health department said both had since tested negative
  • Scare led to the isolation of 41 other staff at the Holiday Inn on Flinders

Two staffers at a Melbourne quarantine hotel have tested positive to coronavirus.

They are understood to be a nurse and a police officer who have been working at  Holiday Inn on Flinders.

The worrying development follows hundreds of tennis players and staff recently flying into the city from abroad for the Australian Open. 

Preliminary saliva swabs saw the pair

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