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Residents query leaders on Easton Village Retailer contamination

EASTON — Contaminated fill unfold out close to wetlands has residents asking questions, however officers say the issue has been resolved.

The fill got here from the Easton Village Retailer, which is owned by Marcel Hurbel. In February, Hurbel eliminated two fuel tanks from in entrance of the shop, together with the fill round it. The contamination comes from leaks from earlier tanks that had been eliminated about 25 years in the past, in keeping with Hurbel and city officers.

That dust was held on a tarp on the Easton Village Retailer parking zone for months, till a separate contractor,

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2,424 Totally Vaccinated Massachusetts Residents Have Died Of COVID-19 As Circumstances Decline


  • A complete of 2,424 totally vaccinated people in Massachusetts have died from COVID-19
  • These deaths characterize 0.05% of the 5,284,177 totally vaccinated individuals within the state
  • The variety of new day by day infections in Massachusetts continues to drop since this yr’s peak of 36,268 circumstances in January

The variety of COVID-19 breakthrough fatalities in Massachusetts has exceeded 2,400 as new infections within the state proceed to drop following the omicron surge at the beginning of the yr.

A complete of two,424 totally vaccinated people in Massachusetts have died from the coronavirus for the reason that state started

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North Palm Springs residents to have access to weekly mobile health unit

Residents of the Desert Highland Gateway Estates and neighboring north Palm Springs areas will have access to weekly medical exams and visits as the result of a $575,000 initiative from the Desert Healthcare District and partners. 

A mobile medical unit, operated and staffed by Borrego Health, will visit the historically Black and underserved neighborhood weekly to provide services including family medicine, women’s health and pregnancy tests, immunizations and physicals for school, HIV/STI testing, COVID-19 testing and labs, according to a press release.

The mobile unit will be parked from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Wednesday at the James O.

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Biden Gives Hong Kong Residents ‘Safe Haven’ in US | Voice of America

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday offered an 18-month “safe haven” to thousands of Hong Kong residents to remain living in the U.S. rather than to face repression by being deported to the Chinese-controlled territory.

Biden assailed Beijing’s 14-month crackdown on democracy in Hong Kong and said it was in “compelling” U.S. foreign policy interests to allow Hong Kong residents to stay and work in the U.S.

In a statement China’s foreign ministry branch in Hong Kong said Biden, “By offering so-called ‘safe haven,’ . . . is trying to bad-mouth Hong Kong, smear China, and engage in actions to

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US Rep. Price visits Chapel Hill mobile home park to examine residents’ health, safety concerns

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) – Democratic Congressional Rep. David Price (NC-4) visited a mobile home park in Chapel Hill on Tuesday to look at improvements residents have made recently and check out the needs they still have.

Residents at the Ridgewood Mobile Home Park recently held a rally outside of Price’s district office, leading him to make a visit Tuesday to get a first-hand look at their health and safety concerns.

Among the improvements residents were able to have made through organizing efforts was bringing in a professional arborist to survey potentially dangerous trees in the park. They also reached

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Mobile County Health Officer ‘highly recommends’ residents wear masks

Mobile County Health Officer Dr. Bernard Eichold, in a statement Thursday morning, “highly recommends” that residents wear a face mask when the are with individuals outside their immediate household.

His statement comes as Mobile County continues to be the hot spot in Alabama for new COVID-19 infections as the county’s weekly rate of infections is now at its highest point than any other time during the pandemic.

“We need to halt disease transmission once again with masking and distancing as we encourage unvaccinated individuals to get vaccinated to protect our families, friends and community,” Eichold said. “These layers of protection

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Mobile vaccine truck, home visits available for New Bedford residents

NEW BEDFORD — A mobile vaccination program will be making its way around New Bedford neighborhoods. 

CIC Health, in partnership with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts announced the launch of “Let’s Get Vaccinated, New Bedford!” The program is sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. The goal is to target populations that have yet to receive the COVID-19 vaccine who need it the most, especially those unable to leave their homes. 

According to state data as of July 15, approximately 48{4096c6f39d44714c45f5b36755bfd7eaecf49ae82832f8cdb01e260e21826c23} of total New Bedford residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine. About 41{4096c6f39d44714c45f5b36755bfd7eaecf49ae82832f8cdb01e260e21826c23} of individuals are

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Why Can’t U.S. Residents Travel to Canada?

Americans can now vacation in France, where the one-dose vaccination rate is 49 percent, according to the nonprofit Our World in Data; they can also go to Spain, where the rate is 51 percent, and Greece, 45 percent. But, with very limited exceptions, they still cannot travel to Canada, which, according to one source — the University of Oxford — is leading all countries globally in single-dose vaccination rates.

In mid-June, to the frustration of many on both sides of the border, Canada announced it was extending restrictions on nonessential travel until at least July 21. The ban includes

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Adagio Health mobile services available twice a month to area residents | News

One of the best-kept secrets pertaining to health in the Bradford community is located twice a month in a downtown parking lot with services including COVID vaccines.

Since October, the Adagio Health Mobile Health Unit has been located in the Episcopal Church of the Ascension parking lot at 26 Chautauqua Place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. As the mobile unit is just a short drive from Cattaraugus County in New York state, patients from that state are also welcome as walk-ins, officials said.

Services offered include pregnancy testing, reproductive health and

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TELUS Health mobile clinics are helping to vaccinate Ontario’s more vulnerable residents

The specially-equipped mobile health clinics, powered by TELUS Health and operated by Sanguen Health Centre, Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre and Ottawa Inner City Health are offering COVID-19 vaccinations to Ontarians in need

TORONTO, June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, TELUS announced that through its innovative Health for Good program – in partnership with Waterloo’s Sanguen Health Centre, Toronto’s Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre, and Ottawa’s Inner City Health – COVID-19 vaccinations are being provided to at-risk and vulnerable residents of Ontario from its mobile health clinics, powered by TELUS Health. These specially-equipped clinics on wheels have

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Linden residents in need of health care can visit the Ohio Health Mobile Clinic

In late May 2021, Ohio Health Wellness on Wheels added another area to the service area, providing primary care and women’s health to people in the Linden area.

Partially sponsored by a generous $ 250,000 donation from Battelle, OhioHealth’s latest Wellness on Wheels mobile unit will eventually provide medical services at the Linden Community Center five days a week. The mobile unit’s interdisciplinary medical team provides a rotation schedule for women’s health and primary care clinics. The clinic has a variety of OhioHealth clinical resources, including:

  • Provider (Doctor or Advanced Practice Provider)
  • nurse
  • Medical assistant
  • Community health worker
  • Social worker
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Linden residents needing health care can visit OhioHealth mobile clinic

Katlin Drach was thrilled to hear her baby’s heartbeat for the first time Wednesday, but it was an experience that might not have happened if she had to leave her own neighborhood.

Dr. Pooja Lahoti performs an ultrasound on Katlin Drach at the OhioHealth mobile clinic. The clinic has many of the same features of a regular doctor's office, including the ultrasound machine.

If she had to go to a hospital for an ultrasound, Drach said she may not have been able to afford a tank of gas to get there. Instead, she was able to visit a new mobile clinic down the street from where she lives in the Columbus neighborhood of Linden.

The proximity made all the difference, said Drach, 19.

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Health Department’s new mobile unit will expand services to residents | News

ANDERSON — Making health care more accessible to residents of Madison County is the goal of the local Health Department.

The Madison County Health Department purchased a custom-built motor home that will eventually allow all of the services at the Anderson office to be available throughout the county.

The Health Department Mobile Unit, built by DVC Inc. of Burlington, Wisconsin, cost $452,000 and was purchased using federal COVID-19 funding. It took six months to construct.

“It was our goal to have it within a three- to five-year period about a year before COVID started,” Stephenie Grimes, administrator of the Health

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Mobile alert reminds L.A. city residents to get a shot as COVID-19 vaccination rate drops countywide

With public health officials expressing concern about a considerable drop in Los Angeles County’s vaccination rate, all residents in the city of L.A. were expected to get a mobile alert Monday afternoon reminding them shots are available.

A mobile alert sent to city of Los Angeles residents on May 3, 2021, reminding them of vaccine availability is seen in a screenshot.

The message was sent shortly after 4 p.m. as a citywide emergency alert. It’s meant to spread information on how to get a coronavirus vaccine, which is always free, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti said in a tweet.


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Mobile vaccine clinic focuses on Black, Latino residents

A mobile vaccination effort that is slated to administer 500 COVID-19 immunizations per day rolled into East Boston on Saturday.

The “Mobile Vax” buses are a joint effort of Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care to focus vaccination efforts on Black, Latino and non-English speaking communities in Massachusetts.

Saturday’s vaccinations were completed in Central Square Park in East Boston. Stops in Chelsea, Holyoke and Chicopee are planned for the next several weeks.

Appointments are required; community organizers are spreading the word by calling residents and going door-to-door in target areas.

Massachusetts is averaging about 1,600 new COVID-19 cases

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