Tips on where to get the best updated information on COVID-19

first_imgWhile it’s easy for people to get excited or nervous about the latest data released from the WHO and the CDC, the best way to know you’re getting the most accurate information is relying on your state and local level health resources. “Right now there is basically never-ending new information about COVID-19,” said Holochak. “It’s even difficult for us to keep up on everything with the New York State Department of Health.” (WBNG) — With several national and worldwide organizations releasing new information and guidelines on the coronavirus everyday, it can be hard to keep up on what is the most accurate. For more information on the latest guidelines and health safety information for New York, head over to the New York State Department of Health’s website. Holochak says whether you’re a business owner wondering what you’re allowed to open or you’re just curious about your personal health concerns, it’s easy to give your local health department a call.center_img At the Tioga County Health Department, public health educator, Kylie Holochak, says it can be confusing for people in her department as well. “Especially here in Tioga County, we’re always happy to take those phone calls,” said Holochak. “We always appreciate it when people call us for clarification. If we can’t give you an answer right away, we will track down the right answer for you.” The World Health Organization (WHO) released information recently that it quickly retracted. On Monday, it stated people who are asymptomatic with the virus rarely spread it to others. However, the next day, scientists stated they haven’t determined how frequently asymptomatic people actually spread it.last_img read more

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Monk: Swans fairytale far from over

first_imgSwansea’s story hits the big screen in the West End on Friday night – but manager Garry Monk believes the fairytale at the Liberty Stadium is far from over. “We used to train on a cow field and get locked out by the council, so we had to cut a hole in the fence and all the players were crawling through it,” Monk said. “We got changed in our cars with our muddy boots and dirty kit in the boot. “But when I first came it was the very start of the progress. The stadium was a shell, but you could see the potential and the direction the club wanted to go. “Any player should know what they are representing and any new players who come in are given many things to understand the philosophy of the club, not just on the pitch but off it too.” Swansea’s story got some silverware in 2013 when the club won its first major trophy in 101 years of trying – the Capital One Cup when beating Bradford 5-0 at Wembley. That triumph took Swansea into the Europa League and Monk feels that achievement is possible again through a high Premier League placing, despite intense competition from clubs with greater financial resources than the Welsh club. “If we stop now we have wasted all that hard work,” Monk said. “We are never going to be a financial power in this league, but we can make sure we are competitive. “W e experienced Europe last year and that was something we really enjoyed, and we would like to get back to at some point sooner rather than later. “We have shown we can win a cup, but we would like to do it through the league as well. “People say the Chelsea game is a top-of-the-table clash, but we are not going to be title contenders at the end of the season. “We know exactly what we are, we are a club looking to progress and all the new players who have come in buy into that.” Press Association Monk has played a big part in Swansea’s climb over the past 10 years as player, captain and now manager and still struggles to comprehend the club’s rags to riches rise before locking horns with Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho. “The Chelsea game fits in with the story because it’s one you would not believe unless you witnessed it,” Monk said. “That’s why I want people to watch it. It gives you a big insight. “There’s plenty of clubs who went up and through the leagues, we did it ourselves before. “But the actual circumstances the club found itself in and what we had to go through will leave people surprised. “This means a lot to a lot of people and it’s probably the perfect time for a film.” Monk joined Swansea in 2004 a few years after the club nearly went into liquidation, salvation coming in the form of a combination between Supporters’ Trust members and a consortium of local businessmen. But he still had to endure some pretty basic training facilities before Swansea rose through the divisions and reached the promised land of the Premier League. Jack to a King tells the story of a club which went from the brink of extinction to living the dream and has its London premiere in Leicester Square on the eve of Swansea’s visit to Chelsea for a Barclays Premier League summit meeting. Swansea head to Chelsea as league equals with both sides having won their opening three games, but it’s a far cry from the days when players had to cut a hole in the fence to practice after being locked out of their training ground. last_img read more

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Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer strikes as England fights back

first_imgWith wet weather expected for the rest of Friday, Joe Root’s home side needed to do damage before lunch and duly reduced Australia to 80-4 at the interval.Debutant Archer removed Cameron Bancroft before Chris Woakes saw off Usman Khawaja (38) and Travis Head fell to Stuart Broad, but England was unable to claim the prized scalp of Steve Smith (13 not), who scored a century in both innings in Australia’s win at Edgbaston.First Test wicket @JofraArcher!!!Scorecard/Clips: https://t.co/Ed4jO1fJ9r#Ashes pic.twitter.com/waWSJMWxPH— England Cricket (@englandcricket) August 16, 2019Left-hander Khawaja brought up the team’s 50 with a streaky boundary when Woakes was brought into the attack after Archer and Broad struggled early on.Root persisted with World Cup star Archer and the quick got a much-needed breakthrough with a delivery which struck Bancroft in front after nipping in sharply off the seam, umpire’s call the verdict after the opener signaled for a review.Woakes got in on the act with the second ball of the next over, Khawaja nibbling behind to an excellent delivery which moved away from the left-hander. Australia was 60-3 after losing two wickets without scoring a run and was four down when Broad snared Travis Head (7) lbw, England successfully reviewing when Aleem Dar curiously opted not to raise his finger.Ben Stokes caused an otherwise untroubled Smith problems and Matthew Wade overturned an lbw decision when on nought, after being given out from a ball from the England all-rounder which pitched outside leg stump.Wade, full of confidence after scoring a hundred in the first Test, was still there along with Smith when lunch was called with rain falling and a strong prospect there may not be any further play on Friday. Jofra Archer claimed his first Test wicket.as England struck three times in the morning session of what was forecast to be a rain-hit third day against Australia at Lord’s.The visitors dominated Thursday’s play in the second Ashes Test as they targeted a 2-0 series lead, bowling England out for only 258 and closing on 30-1.last_img read more

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Bruins go perfect at Pauley

first_imgLOS ANGELES – UCLA introduced its 1967 championship team for a 40-year anniversary salute, the student section serenaded – OK, pleaded with – junior guard Arron Afflalo for “one more year,” and Stanford helped make it a festive afternoon by offering little resistance. Overlooked in the ovations for past and current UCLA stars was the quasi-achievement none of the Bruins cared about. “We’ve still got two (regular season) games left, and those could affect us for the seeding,” Bruins point guard Darren Collison said. “We’re looking more towards the future.” Afflalo led the Bruins with 20 points, making 4 of 7 from 3-point range and scoring like he always does – devoid of the spectacular and within the flow of the offense. His 3-pointer to begin the second half pushed UCLA’s lead to 39-33, and the party atmosphere continued throughout. One thought on many people’s mind after the Bruins extended their lead to 50-40 on Luc Richard Mbah a Moute’s dunk wasn’t a 16-0 home mark or the program’s 29th conference title, but whether this was Afflalo’s last game at Pauley Pavilion. As he’s done throughout the season, Afflalo deflected the NBA talk. “I’ve had a fun time here, but I’m just happy to be in the moment right now and competing for this Pac-10 championship,” Afflalo said. “I haven’t thought too much about (leaving for the NBA). That’s something we’ll answer in due time. I’m just enjoying the time now.” Stanford was led by Brook Lopez’s 23 points on 11-of-16 shooting, but the rest of the Cardinal (17-10, 9-7) went 13 of 31 from the field and committed 16 turnovers. Second-leading scorer Anthony Goods, who scored 20 points in Stanford’s victory over UCLA last month, missed his fourth consecutive game with an ankle injury. “I thought we played good basketball overall,” Stanford coach Trent Johnson said. “We had some ill-advised turnovers. (UCLA) had a lot of energy. They outrebounded us. I don’t like to make excuses, but Anthony is important to our team. But we have to go out and play the game.” The last time UCLA went unbeaten at home was the 1974-75 season, when it finished 15-0 in coach John Wooden’s final year. Of course, along with perfection comes greater expectations. Of the nine UCLA teams to go undefeated at home, eight reached the Final Four and seven won the national title. [email protected] (818) 713-3607 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! “We don’t play to win co-championships,” Bruins wing Josh Shipp said. “We play to win it outright. “This wasn’t about being co-champion. We don’t really care about that. We want to win the championship.” The Bruins (25-3, 14-2 Pac 10) can win the title for the second consecutive season by winning either Thursday at second-place Washington State or Saturday at Washington. UCLA could secure the No. 1 seed in next month’s Pac-10 tournament if Oregon defeated Washington later in the day, but the Bruins’ focus isn’t on getting a prime seed at Staples Center. Instead, the Bruins continue to seek the West’s top seed for the NCAA tournament and a path to the Final Four that would run through UCLA-friendly Sacramento and San Jose. center_img No. 4 UCLA completed its first perfect home season in more than three decades by soundly beating Stanford 75-61 in front of 12,001 Saturday at Pauley Pavilion, clinching at least a share of the Pacific-10 Conference title. It’s just that no one at UCLA seemed the least bit interested in the Pac-10 title part. last_img read more

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HUNDREDS OF SWIMMERS TAKE TO THE WATER FOR ANNUAL RATHMULLAN DIP

first_img           HUNDREDS OF SWIMMERS TAKE TO THE WATER FOR ANNUAL RATHMULLAN DIP was last modified: January 1st, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:HUNDREDS OF SWIMMERS TAKE TO THE WATER FOR ANNUAL RATHMULLAN DIP HUNDREDS of swimmers took to the waters off Rathmullan for the annual New Year’s Day charity dip.They came in all shapes and sizes – even Elvis made an appearance for the event run by a committee in Ramelton.The event helped to raise money for the Donegal Mountain Rescue Team. last_img read more

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