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    San Bernardino County health officials are recommending people use face coverings when leaving home to conduct essential business such as grocery shopping, going to a medical appointment or visiting a pharmacy to help flatten the curve of Covid-19. The County made the recommendation after reviewing guidance released on April 1 from the state Department of Public Health. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Virtual hugs and emoji hearts, skip the feet five and no more elbow bumps. These are strange days, but physical distancing and social isolation isn’t the only thing that concerns Melanie Grant, a lifetime member of NCNW, Inc., Orange County Section. Having lived in Orange County for years, she is seeing and ...
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    Medical doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, behavioral health scientists, pharmacists, EMTs, medical and administrative assistants, certified nursing assistants all needed Governor Gavin Newsom launched a major new initiative to expand California’s health care workforce and recruit health care professionals to address the COVID-19 surge. Health care professionals with an active license, public health professionals, medical retirees, medical ...
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    By Dianne Anderson As the nation was out hoarding rationed toilet paper, and just about anything else they could fit in the cart, health professional Doretha Williams-Flournoy was flying back home to California where she basically had the plane to herself. At the airport, she took note of nonstop news on COVID 19. One station ...
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    We Need Your Help Stater Bros. Markets has always believed in doing the right thing for the right reason.  Please be assured we are committed to keeping all of our stores open as long as each location can provide a safe shopping experience for our employees and customers. Now the Company is asking for help ...
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    Covered California is giving those without health care coverage another chance. With the new year came new subsidies for middle-income households and a new penalty from the Franchise Tax Board (FTB). Because many people were unaware of the changes, California’s exchange has established a special-enrollment period for people who did not hear about the state ...
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    Riverside Community Health Foundation (RCHF) in partnership with the City of Riverside, will present a year-long opportunity for Riverside residents to adopt healthy behaviors with health education classes and physical activity opportunities through the Start RIGHT (Riverside Is Getting Healthy Together), End Strong Challenge. The Start R.I.G.H.T. (Riverside Is Getting Healthy Together), End Strong kick-off ...
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    By Dianne Anderson What once struck fear in the hearts of everyone can now be managed with a simple pill or two a day. But for all those who lived through the HIV/AIDS terror of the 80s, today’s generation seems to be acting like there’s a cure. However, it may be more a matter of ...
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    To better meet the needs of patrons of the Long Beach Public Library (LBPL) who may be experiencing homelessness, mental illness or have substance use challenges, LBPL is partnering with the Department of Health and Human Services to explore models of integrating social work into its existing services. With support from the Health Department’s Trauma ...
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    The California Dental Association Foundation will be hosting a CDA Cares free dental clinic Sept. 27-28 at the National Orange Show Events Center. Doors open at 5:30 a.m. both days and patients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis with a goal of providing care to about 1,900 people during the two-day clinic. The services ...