Post Tagged with: "COVID-19"

Churches plan reopening (Image by The Church Times)

When Should Faith-based Communities, Places of Worship, Weddings, and Funerals reopen?

by eCommunicator Faith-based communities, places of worship, weddings, and funerals must continue to comply with the requirements set forth on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance and the Executive Orders from their Governors, State and local Health Departments. As churches are reconvening for public worship, some people in high-risk […]

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Why masks with valves do not slow the spread of COVID-19 (Credit Matthew Staymates/NIST)

The Audacity of Exhaling

by Melody Lyons  This video, created using a schlieren imaging system, shows airflow dynamics when wearing an N95 mask with an exhalation valve (left) and without an exhalation valve. The valve is designed to allow air to escape unfiltered. Masks with valves do not slow the spread of COVID […]

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Former teammates with the Seattle Seahawks, Richard Sherman and Marshawn Lynch, are two of the owners in a new football league. (Getty Images)

News Spotlight for February 1, 2021: Marshawn Lynch broke his chair/GOP Senators offered a $600 billion counter-proposal to President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-relief package

by eCommunicator Marshawn Lynch broke his chair in excitement during virtual Pro Bowl. Instead of the usual game, the NFL used a combination of players and celebrities to play the Pro Bowl virtually on EA Sports’ “Madden 21.” Among those involved was Lynch, who played the fourth quarter for the […]

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President Joe Biden discusses his $1.9 trillion Covid relief deal

Democrats moving forward with budget reconciliation for COVID-19 relief

by eCommunicator  President Joe Biden discusses his $1.9 trillion Covid relief deal ( CNBC Television/YouTube) Top Stories Congressional Demoncrats said they plan to start work on Biden’s coronavirus-relief proposals next week, and are prepared to press ahead without GOP support if a deal can’t be reached. Speaker Nancy Pelosi […]

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Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, sits ahead of a Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020

Dr. Fauci Skipping Christmas holiday with his family for the first time in more than 30 years

by eCommunicator Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warned of a ‘dark time’ in mid-January after Christmas and Hanukkah Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, said his holiday plans “dramatically changed” this year due to the Covid pandemic. He […]

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