The Navajo Nation, spanning more than 27,000 square miles across parts of Arizona, Utah and New Mexico, had at one point some of the highest Covid-19 infection rates per capita in the US. Regular weekend lockdowns and nightly curfews have since helped flattened its curve, but authorities are not easing restrictions yet. The incidence of virus cases among American Indians and Alaska Natives has been 3.5 times higher than among White people, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … [Read more...] about What you need to know about coronavirus on Thursday, September 10
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Place the potato wedges and garlic cloves in another re-closeable plastic bag and add olive oil. Massage to coat evenly. Season potato wedges generously with the Italian seasoning and salt and pepper. Place the potatoes and the garlic on the sheet pan, spread evenly apart in one layer. Sprinkle all over with half of the fresh oregano. … [Read more...] about Busy back-to-school season calls for easy sheet-pan suppers
Aaron Danielson is treated by medics after being shot on August 29. Danielson — who Portland police said was shot in the chest — died. A suspect in Danielson's shooting was shot to death by police as they attempted to arrest him on September 3. … [Read more...] about Labor Day weekend saw protests across the country as summer nears its end
Washing hands, maintaining social distance and wearing masks are essential for limiting the spread of Covid-19, and they're likely to diminish the spread of seasonal colds, as well. Doctors have seen far fewer colds and illnesses than usual among children who adhered to strict safety measures since last spring, Tothy said. … [Read more...] about So your kid has a Covid-19 symptom. What do you do now?
The staff at BlueSkies converted a meeting room into a new classroom, which required purchasing toys, desks and other furniture, and hiring a teacher as well as an aide. At Hearts Leap School in Berkeley, administrators rented rehearsal space from a theater next door and turned it into a kindergarten. Other schools hung curtains to partition their buildings and separate kindergartners from younger children. … [Read more...] about The first day of kindergarten means going back to preschool for some Bay Area kids