Frozen grounds are slowing down the process, but signs are up at County Commons North, Interlocken East Park and the Girl Scout Shelter in Midway Park. Others are at Northmoor Park, McKay Lake Park and its nearby bicycle park. More signs will be installed as temperatures warm. … [Read more...] about Broomfield aims to reduce public smoking, vaping with new ordinances
Council on education for public health
Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 25 highlighted the twin tasks of curbing the spread of COVID-19 and completing socio-economic targets set by the National Assembly. Speaking at a meeting of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council in Hanoi, the PM pointed out that impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic have affected the economic growth of many countries, including Vietnam’s economic and trade partners, leading to disruption of many production and trade chains. “We should be neither pessimistic nor subjective,” said Phuc, who is also Chairman of the council, calling for drastic actions and great efforts to fight the epidemic and boost production and business. The leader urged agencies and localities to chart scenarios on the realisation of tasks amidst COVID-19 concerns and increase analysis and forecast activities to cope with external impacts. There has yet been any reason to adjust growth and macro targets, he … [Read more...] about Disease control must go in tandem with economic development: PM
“It depends on caseload and location. I would suspect most hospitals are prepared to handle one to two cases, but if there is ongoing local transmission with many cases, most are likely not prepared just yet for a surge of patients and the ‘worried well,’” Dr. Jennifer Lighter, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist at NYU Langone in New York, said in an email. … [Read more...] about ‘Time is everything’: World braces for spread of new virus
Associated Press writers Lauran Neergaard in Washington; Mike Stobbe in New York; Victoria Milko in Jakarta, Indonesia; Aniruddha Ghosal in New Delhi; Bharatha Mallawarachi in Colombo, Sri Lanka; and Julhas Alam in Dhaka, Bangladesh, contributed to this report. … [Read more...] about ‘Time is everything’: World braces for spread of new virus
On the other hand, she happens to be entering office at an optimal time. After Hurricane Harvey, voters agreed to a hike in their property taxes that will bring in money for flood preparations, thanks in part to Emmett’s lobbying. Hidalgo will get to decide, in conjunction with the county’s engineers and other elected officials, how to spend it. Starting next year, her party will also have three seats on the five-member commissioners court, and one of those members, Rodney Ellis, is a 63-year-old rabble-rouser who shares her social-justice vision. Ellis told me he’s already been impressed with Hidalgo’s adeptness at running meetings. “If we got on a tangent,” he said, “she would very politely pull us back to the agenda.” And after the 2020 Census, Hidalgo is likely to have more influence on local public transit, because the county will probably gain an additional seat on the Metro board. … [Read more...] about Can a 27-Year-Old Political Neophyte Run the Largest County in Texas?