Drive-thru testing sites opening this week in Orange County

first_img You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here From Florida Department of Health in Orange County  Please enter your name here Florida is taking all necessary precautions to keep Floridians safe and healthy. This includes ordering an additional 2,500 test kits to prepare for potential testing increase and supporting installing four drive-thru testing sites to test healthcare workers, first responders and those 65 and older exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms.These drive-thru testing facilities reduce surge at health departments and help prevent unnecessary spread at healthcare facilities. Additionally, these sites provide access to testing for those at risk for developing severe symptoms.There are three federal drive-thru testing sites opening. They will be located at the Orange County Convention Center, the TIAA Bank Field Stadium Lot J and the Hard Rock Stadium. At these sites, individuals will have their swab sample collected and the sample will be sent to nearby approved testing lab.Breaking: The Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) will open a Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing site in Orange County on Monday, March 23, 2020.The testing is by appointment only and it is geared for those high-risk individuals who meet the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 testing criteria.In order to get screened for the criteria, Orange County, Florida residents can contact the DOH-Orange’s Call Center Monday through Friday; 8am – 5pm at 407-723-5004.To better gauge the spread of the virus in the community, DOH-Orange plans to implement a random testing effort of selected volunteers. This method of information gathering will further the planning process and will enhance the approaches utilized to combat the virus.Latest update from Orange County March 22, 2020 news conference:The opening of drive-through testing sites are important to all of us, as testing is the key to perfecting our response and mitigation plans. One testing site will be at the parking lot near the Orange County Convention Center and is slated to open on Wednesday, March 25.Please note: Orange County Government does not run these testing sites. The sites are run by the Florida Department of Health and Florida Division of Emergency Management. Additionally, the test results will NOT be provided on-site; information will be given regarding timeframe for results to those discharged.Visit for information on these sites.PATIENT FAQ:What are the symptoms that would allow me to meet the criteria for testing?This testing center will initially begin only testing high-risk individuals that meet the below criteria:-Anyone 65 years old or older with an on-site temperature above 99.6 and respiratory symptoms.-All first responders and heath care workers, regardless of symptom presence.When are the testing centers open?All drive-thru testing sites are expected to be fully operational by mid-week.Why are you only testing this criteria?Health care workers and first responders are at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19. Additionally, 65+ individuals are at higher risk of developing serious illness as a result of contracting COVID-19. In order to efficiently utilize resources, such as testing kits and Personal Protective Equipment, providing high-risk individuals these resources is crucial to protecting our communities overall.How long does the drive-thru take?This is an innovative tool to address COVID-19. As these centers come online, we will have a greater understanding of how long these processes will take. Individuals shouldbe prepared for long wait times, we anticipate this will take around 20 minutes per person.What does the drive-thru testing process entail?Patients will not be exiting the vehicle. As vehicles enter the center, individuals will be screened for symptoms and asked relevant questions. If patients are determined to fall within the testing criteria, they will then move on to individual registration. Following this, samples will be collected, and individuals will be informed on what to expect regarding testing process, who will contact them and timeframe.Will you test my spouse/other household members?If individuals in a vehicle meet the criteria, multiple people can be tested.Do I need insurance?No, all individuals who meet the criteria will be tested regardless of insurance status. However, individuals with insurance should bring their information. Please note, no co-pays will be required of individuals who bring their insurance.Does this test cost money?This is a free public and innovative resource available to high-risk groups.I am a tourist from outside the United States and I have symptoms of COVID-19. Can I get tested?Yes, all individuals who meet the criteria will be tested in order to protect the public health of Florida communities and mitigate the spread of COVID-19.What should I do while I wait for my results?Results will be processed by approved labs. We ask patients that are under investigation to self-isolate to prevent the risk of spreading illness to those around them. Please be patient as samples are tested and take the necessary precautions to monitor symptoms and self-isolate.How will I receive results?At discharge, you will be informed what to expect regarding contact and timeframe.As a reminder to residents, DOH-Orange recommends these everyday preventive actions to help impede the spread of the COVID-19 virus:Social Distancing – stay within six feet of other people;Avoid close contact with people who are sick;Staying home when you are sick and avoiding contact with persons in poor health;Avoiding touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands;Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then dispose of the tissue;Washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing;(If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty); andClean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe. March 23, 2020 at 11:02 am 1 COMMENT The Anatomy of Fear Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Loving Your Neighbor During the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic | Faithful MD Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter TAGSCoronavirusDrive-thru testing sitesFlorida Department of Health in Orange County Previous articleCOVID-19 resource list for Apopka, including federal, state and local entitiesNext articleIt’s COVID-19 vs. Us in a fight we can’t lose Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Reply Please enter your comment! LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 […] Tampa. One opened in Broward County last week, and Jacksonville is in the works. This week, as the Orange County Convention Center drive-thru testing site opens in Orlando, we will see the numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases skyrocket over days and […]last_img read more

Message from [email protected]?

first_img If you’ve received an e-mail apparently from ‘[email protected]’ then please ignore and delete it. A spammer is ‘spoofing’ this and other businesses’ e-mail address to send unsolicited e-mails with a virus attachment.We were surprised to receive a couple of spam messages apparently from ‘[email protected]’ for two reasons. First, UK Fundraising does not send spam or unsolicited commercial e-mail, and secondly, that is not an e-mail address that we use or publish.On further investigation (into the message’s headers) we confirmed that the messages do not originate from us. So, if you receive such a message please delete it: it is not a genuine message from UK Fundraising. Even worse, the message comes with a virus-infected attachment which you most certainly should not open. Advertisement  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Such spoofing is sadly common and there is little one can do about it if one is targeted. Certainly a number of UK charities have suffered from this and had to field queries from concerned or annoyed recipients. All we can suggest is that if you receive a spam message from an otherwise bona fide organisation, look at the detail of the message’s headers. You should be able to see the source or at least path of the message through various servers across the Internet. These should show that the “from” address is not accurate.Although such messages can be damaging to an organisation’s reputation, the problem tends not to last too long. The spammers move on and target someone else. Perhaps the biggest problem is that some recipients or e-mail filtering systems wrongly add the e-mail address or domain name to a ‘kill file’ or otherwise prevent their delivery to recipients.If anyone would like to share their experiences of dealing with their e-mail addresses being spoofed, feel free to contribute to the new media section of the UK Fundraising Forum.Find out more about the ‘Mimail’ virus from the BBC. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Digital Individual givingcenter_img Message from [email protected]? Howard Lake | 6 August 2003 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Local Jobs at risk in A|wear

first_imgJuly Jobs Stimulus package sees extension to wage subsidy scheme and pandemic unemployment payment Email Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up LOCAL jobs are at risk with female fashion retailer A|wear closing its doors at its city centre and Crescent Shopping Centre bases this week.The closures took place this Thursday after the company was placed in receivership. Latzur Limited, trading as A|wear, had been under examinership since October 8 last. The purpose of the examinership was to re-structure A|wear so as to put the business on a sustainable footing, and to protect as many jobs as possible.In a statement, the retailer confirmed that they had appointed Ken Fennell of Kavanagh Fennell as receiver to the business. The company also stated “sales projections have not materialised and no viable investor was found”.“The business will continue to trade under receivership, however, the receiver will assess the feasibility of trading some of the stores over the coming days and it is inevitable that some stores will cease to trade.” TAGSAwearfashionJobsreceivership NewsLocal Jobs at risk in A|wearBy John Keogh – November 29, 2013 668 UL Hospitals Group in recruitment call for staff in all disciplines New high-end jobs for Shannon Linkedin Advertisement Previous articleMcHappy Day is here againNext articleLimerick Experiment John Keogh center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Limerick webinar on Slow Fashion & Capsule Wardrobe Facebook Print Limerick Post Show | Coláiste Iósaef | Junk Kouture Fisheries Officers wanted to protect and develop fisheries resource in Limerick WhatsApplast_img read more

Donegal looking to tap into sailing tourism market

first_img Previous articleInishowen to be only electoral area in county with no litter wardenNext articleMore than 100 killer whales spotted off coast of Tory Island News Highland Donegal looking to tap into sailing tourism market Facebook By News Highland – February 10, 2011 Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Google+ WhatsApp Twitter Pinterest Facebook It is hoped a new initiative will allow Donegal tap in to the lucrative sailing tourism market.Sail West is a multi million euro initiative which includes West Scotland and the north west of Ireland.750,000 euro has been allocated to help promote Donegal and the northwest as a sailing desrination and to help fund sailing events.50,000 euro has been allocated towards the Clipper Race to be held in Derry in 2012 while work is also ongoing to improve facilities and accessability for sailing vesels in Donegal.Leanne Doherty is involved with the project for Donegal County Council:[podcast][/podcast] Pinterestcenter_img Google+ News RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Twitter Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week WhatsApplast_img read more

Public consultation opens on Minister’s call for Donegal windfarm restrictions to be lifted

first_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Please click on the following links for further information:Notice of draft Ministerial DirectionPublic notice of consultation periodVariation No. 2 made on 30th June 2014 Email submissions can be made to [email protected] See more at: more at: click on the following links for further information:Notice of draft Ministerial DirectionPublic notice of consultation periodVariation No. 2 made on 30th June 2014 Email submissions can be made to [email protected] See more at: Pinterest Pinterest Twitter Previous articleJuly a busy month for Donegal lifeguards – Jellyfish warning issuedNext articleMcHugh honoured with Ulster Merit Award News Highland Google+ WhatsApp News 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook By News Highland – August 6, 2014 Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR A public consultation on a Draft Ministerial Direction as it relates to windfarm development in County Donegal has now opened.Last month the minister advised the council that changes to the county development plan that imposed new strict restrictions on windfarm development were at odds with national guidelines.The changes to the County Development plan created a set back distance ten times the tip height of windturbines from residential properties and other population centres.The changes also dezoned some river catchments to protect fresh water pearl mussels.But the minister says that Donegal County Council in making the changes ignored or has not taken sufficient account of the submissions made by the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government in May 2014.He also states that the County Donegal Development Plan 2012-2018 is not in compliance with the requirements of some aspects of the Planning and Development Act 2000.The minister contends that the new additions to the county development plan must now be removed.Written submissions or observations in respect of the draft Direction from the Minister may be made to the Council no later than 5.00pm on the 18th August 2014 and shall be taken into consideration by the Minister before he directs the Council on the matter.Please click on the following links for further information:Notice of draft Ministerial DirectionPublic notice of consultation periodVariation No. 2 made on 30th June 2014 Email submissions can be made to [email protected] See more at: WhatsApp Facebook Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Public consultation opens on Minister’s call for Donegal windfarm restrictions to be liftedlast_img read more

[Covid-19] Delhi HC Suggests To AWFTC To Increase The The Amount To Be Given To Needy Lawyers When The Trust’s Financial Position Permits

first_imgNews Updates[Covid-19] Delhi HC Suggests To AWFTC To Increase The The Amount To Be Given To Needy Lawyers When The Trust’s Financial Position Permits Monisha Purwar8 Sep 2020 7:06 AMShare This – xThe petitioner Mr. Vaibhav Sharma in a PIL before the Delhi High Court raised issues regarding the disbursement of funds by the Advocates Welfare Fund Trustee Committee (AWFTC) to its member advocates stating that the issues raised by it before the Court are not subject matter of proceedings pending before the Supreme Court and can thus be adjudicated upon by the…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe petitioner Mr. Vaibhav Sharma in a PIL before the Delhi High Court raised issues regarding the disbursement of funds by the Advocates Welfare Fund Trustee Committee (AWFTC) to its member advocates stating that the issues raised by it before the Court are not subject matter of proceedings pending before the Supreme Court and can thus be adjudicated upon by the Court. The petitioner asked the Court to issue direction to the AWFTC or to any other appropriate authority to release ex-gratia funds for a minimum amount of Rs. 25,000/- per member pursuant to his/her making such request in the hazzle free manner/ format within an outer limit of 3 days pursuant to making such request. In this regard, the Additional Solicitor General Mr. Sanjay Jain appearing as Chairperson of the Committee of AWFTC informed the Court that “₹1 crore has been allocated for the welfare of the advocates who are members of the Advocates Welfare Trust, and are suffering indigent situation on account of the pandemic and that relief to the extent of Rs.10,000/- per person would be provided to such advocates.” He also informed the Court that medical expenses are being reimbursed by AWFTC to those members who are suffering from Covid-19 through RTGS (Real Time Gross Settlement). Advocate K.C. Mittal,for Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) submitted that Bar Council of Delhi has deposited has deposited an amount of Rs.93,00,000/- with the AWFTC towards its share under Section 15 of the Advocates Welfare Fund Act, 2001. However, the Counsel for the petitioner Mr. N. Hariharan contended that the aforesaid amount is insufficient looking to the number of advocates. He further submitted that the information with regard to the welfare activities be disseminated to the members of the Trust widely so that maximum members may avail the facility, and that Advocates who are not members of the Trust should also be encouraged to join so that they can also avail the benefits. Noting the submissions, the Bench comprising of Chief Justice D.N. Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan stated that for the time being, it appears that the steps taken by the AWFTC are adequate for the welfare of the advocates. Huge funds have been allocated for disbursement to the advocates who are in indigent situation and also infected by Covid-19. However, the Court also noted that it expects that AWFTC continues to monitor the situation and, as and when their financial position permits, increases the amount to be given to the advocates. It also stated that it expects AWFTC to disseminate the information about the welfare activities carried on by it to its members widely. Furthermore, it stated that “it ought to be kept in mind that those who are members of respondent No.1 (AWFTC) are being provided the aforesaid benefits by respondent No.1 and therefore, more membership is expected from lawyers with respondent No.1. The respondents will take all necessary measures to encourage lawyers to avail of membership of the Trust, and make themselves eligible for the benefits being offered.”Click Here To Download Order[Read Order] Next Storylast_img read more

Concern locally over availability of Personal Protective Equipment

first_img Twitter Harps come back to win in Waterford By News Highland – March 26, 2020 Facebook Facebook News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Google+center_img WhatsApp DL Debate – 24/05/21 Previous articleDáil meets to pass emergency laws & talks to continueNext articleStephen Kenny praises Finn Harps management News Highland Pinterest Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp Concern locally over availability of Personal Protective Equipment The availability of Personal Protective Equipment for workers has been raised by a number of public representatives on both sides of the border.It follows claims that in some instances, workers are not being protected.Yesterday, a number of staff left their posts at Moy Park in Portadown, claiming that the workplace was unsafe and they were not being adequately protected.Last evening, West Donegal Councillor Michael Colm Mac Giolla Easbuig said he had been contacted in relation to safety concerns about a large employer in West Donegal. He said he was told that gloves, masks, and hand sanitiser were not being made available, and the government’s order to ensure physical distancing was not being enforced.North of the border, West Tyrone MP Órfhlaith Begley said engineering and manufacturing firms who have had to close could help provide protective equipment for essential workers to help stop the spread of COVID-19, as is happening at O’Neills in Strabane.She’s been in contact with a number of engineering firms in the Tyrone area who have had to close temporarily, and they have stocks of items of PPE such as masks and protective clothing which may be of use which they would be happy to provide to others in the battle to stop the spread of COVID-19. Google+last_img read more

George Floyd’s family files civil suit against Minneapolis and police involved in his death

first_imgCourtesy Ben Crump LawBY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS(MINNEAPOLIS) — The family of George Floyd filed a federal civil lawsuit on Wednesday against the city of Minneapolis and the police officers involved in the death of the 46-year-old Black man that ignited nationwide protests and demands to major reform to U.S. policing.The lawsuit was announced at a news conference outside the Diana Murphy U.S. Courthouse in Minneapolis that was attended by members of Floyd’s family.Four police officers involved in Floyd’s death have all been fired and criminally charged, including Derek Chauvin, who was captured on cellphone video digging his knee into the back of Floyd’s neck on May 25 as Floyd repeatedly said “I can’t breathe” and called out for his dead mother.Chauvin, a 44-year-old white man, has been charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of Floyd.Former police officers J. Alexander Kueng, Kiernan Lane and Tou Thao are all charged with second-degree aiding and abetting felony murder and second-degree aiding and abetting manslaughter. Lane and Kueng were rookie officers.None of the former officers have yet entered a plea. But court documents show Kueng intends to plead not guilty and will argue self-defense.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Chrysaor Norge secures NPD permit to drill North Sea well

first_imgCOSLInnovator, a semi-submersible drilling rig, will drill the well 15/12-26 located in production licence 973 in North Sea Neptune Energy receives NPD drilling permit for well 15/12-26. (Credit: C Morrison from Pixabay.) Chrysaor Norge, a subsidiary of oil producer Chrysaor, has been issued drilling permit by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) for the well 15/12-26 located in production licence 973 in North Sea.The well 15/12-26 is planned to be drilled using the COSLInnovator, a semi-submersible drilling rig designed to operate in water depths up to 750 meter.The rig will commence the drilling activity at the well 15/12-26 upon completion of the drilling Chrysaor Norge’s wildcat well 15/12-25 which is also located in production licence 973.NPD said: “The area in this licence is part of block 15/12. The well will be drilled about 10 kilometres south of the 15/12-21 (Grevling) oil discovery.“Production licence 973 was awarded on 1 March 2019 (APA2018). This will be the second exploration well to be drilled in the licence.”The well 15/12-26 drilling programme relates to drilling a wildcat well which is also in production licence 973.Chrysaor Norge holds 50% ownership stake in production licence 586Chrysaor Norge is the operator of the production licence 586 with an ownership interest of 50% while the other licensees include OKEA (30%) and Petoro (20%).Furthermore, the drilling permit is subject to securing all other permits and consents by the operator as required by other authorities prior to commencing drilling activity.Recently, Lundin Energy Norway, a subsidiary of Sweden-based Lundin Energy, has secured the NPD permit to drill the 16/4-13 S well in the North Sea.The well is planned to be drilled nearly 6km northwest of the discovery well 16/4-6 S on the Solveig field. It will be drilled using the West Bollsta semi-submersible drilling rig.last_img read more

Caribbean: Royal Navy intercepts £120m in cocaine

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today Caribbean: Royal Navy intercepts £120M in cocaine Royal Navy: Over $200M of drugs seized in the Caribbean Argus has now carried out five counter-narcotics operations since September, while fellow task group ship HMS Medway has two to its name in the same time span. £120m cocaine will not reach UK streets thanks to a double bust by @RFAArgus, @815NAS, @47CdoRM and @USCGSoutheast in the Caribbean.It’s the 7th success by Argus and @HMS_Medway this autumn, bringing the blows to drug runners to £387m.— Royal Navy (@RoyalNavy) November 16, 2020 Naida Hakirevic November 17, 2020, by View post tag: Royal Navy The traffickers accepted they were unable to avoid capture as the Royal Marines of 47 Commando and the US Coast Guard closed in on them, boarded it and took control. It is estimated the suspects had offloaded approximately half a tonne of cocaine.  Related Article These operations in the Caribbean are conducted in support of the UK National Crime Agency and continues the successful collaboration through the international partnership of the US Joint Inter Agency Task Force (South) based in Florida. Posted: 6 months ago A few days earlier, Argus’ Wildcat pounced on another speedboat whose crew threw packages of drugs overboard as they tried to outrun the helicopter. Over one and a half tonnes of cocaine either rests on the seabed or has been seized by navy support ship RFA Argus (A135) after it twice successfully intercepted traffickers in the space of a few days. Categories: During the first incident, the drug runners dumped their entire cargo overboard, while in the second more than one tonne of cocaine was either recovered from the sea or the boat which the traffickers were using. In the most recent bust, which resulted in a haul of 1,085kg of cocaine, Argus launched its Wildcat helicopter to search for a suspected drug runner.  Posted: 6 months ago Operations The Royal Navy recently seized cocaine worth more than £120m in the Caribbean. The Royal Navy has now had seven successful drug busts in as many weeks in the Caribbean, preventing more than a third of a billion pounds worth of drugs from reaching the open market.  Operations The captured smugglers were handed to a nearby US Coast Guard cutter before RFA Argus continued its Caribbean patrol, leading a Royal Navy task group which also includes patrol ship HMS Medway. Caribbean: Royal Navy intercepts £120M in cocaine Since early September, RFA Argus and HMS Medway have seized over 4.5 tonnes of cocaine, with the total street value of the drugs had they reached the UK at £367m. View post tag: RFA Argus Packages of drugs had been thrown overboard during the chase, so a Merlin helicopter from 845 Naval Air Squadron and another boat were launched by Argus to recover the discarded bags. “The two busts took place before Argus was dispatched to Honduras to support relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Eta; for operational reasons we are now able to report the successes,” the Royal Navy said. View post tag: Cocaine The aviators from 815 Naval Air Squadron quickly found the boat and gave chase, catching it and forcing it to stop before a boat carrying Royal Marines from 47 Commando and a US Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment arrived and the suspect craft was boarded and searched. View post tag: Caribbean Share this articlelast_img read more