Important Announcement for Houses of Worship about COVID-19

Important Announcement for Houses of Worship about COVID-19

WORSHIP AND RELIGIOUS GATHERING RECOMMENDATION Common practices faith leaders are adopting to assure congregants are feeling safe. Practicing social distancing in a spiritual environment. We wanted to share NYDIS COVID-19 Tips for Church Gatherings. [sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=”https://caribbeanamericanweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Peter-Gudaitis-Coronavirus.mp3″] GATHERING TO WORSHIP Science and our creator-given reason demand that we employ every means available to protect ourselves and […]

Coronavirus can remain in air for 3 hours, live on plastic for days, new study says

Coronavirus can remain in air for 3 hours, live on plastic for days, new study says

By Chris Ciaccia, MSN A new study suggests that the novel coronavirus COVID-19 can remain in the air for up to three hours, and live on surfaces such as plastic and stainless steel for up to three days. The research, published in the medRxiv depository, also notes that the virus can remain on copper surfaces for four hours and […]

Coronavirus cancels March Madness completely

Coronavirus cancels March Madness completely

By Dennis Young, NY Daily News The NCAA has canceled the men’s and women’s Division I basketball tournaments because of the coronavirus pandemic. The tournaments will not be delayed or played at a later date. The news came after a chaotic two days, when Rudy Gobert’s positive test started a series of cancellations in American […]

Big East finally cancels tournament after allowing St. John’s, Creighton to play first half at the Garden

Big East finally cancels tournament after allowing St. John’s, Creighton to play first half at the Garden

St. John’s played Georgetown on Wednesday night in front of a sparse Madison Square Garden crowd impacted by coronavirus concerns.(Kieran Lynch/New York Daily News) By Dennis Young, NY Daily News As basically every single college conference canceled their men’s basketball tournaments over the coronavirus, the Big East continued play in New York City. The conference […]

Pandemic Preparedness In The Workplace And The Americans With Disabilities Act

Pandemic Preparedness In The Workplace And The Americans With Disabilities Act

INTRODUCTORY INFORMATION PURPOSE This technical assistance document provides information about Titles I and V of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and pandemic planning in the workplace.(1) It identifies established ADA principles that are relevant to questions frequently asked about workplace pandemic planning such as: How much information may an employer request from an employee who calls in […]

Disgraced Hollywood film titan Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years as six accusers watch from front row at Manhattan hearing; defense to appeal

Disgraced Hollywood film titan Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years as six accusers watch from front row at Manhattan hearing; defense to appeal

NEW YORK – FEB 21, 2020: Harvey Weinstein leaves court during jury deliberation for his trial on February 21, 2020, in New York. (Shutterstock) By Molly Crane-Newman, Noah Goldberg and Larry McShane, NY Daily News Convicted sex offender Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years behind bars Wednesday by a Manhattan judge who ignored his […]