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How University of California campuses are opening this fall

University of California campuses will offer mostly online instruction this fall, but each school has the power to set its own rules and at least two of them are already revising early plans to account for new coronavirus outbreaks.

Some schools plan to offer 30% of instruction in person, while others intend to limit on-site coursework to laboratory and studio classes. Some are prioritizing incoming freshmen for campus housing while others plan to reserve rooms for students with special circumstances, including financial need.

As the pandemic’s trajectory continues to change, university administrators warn campuses may revert to reduced operations even after the fall semester begins.

At least two schools — UC Berkeley and UC Merced — are already reevaluating their plans in light of recent COVID-19 developments. At Cal, that’s because frat parties triggered an outbreak that more than doubled the total number of infections tied to Berkeley’s campus, officials

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University professors fear returning to campus as coronavirus cases surge

Laura Crary, an art history professor at a liberal arts college in South Carolina, is anxious to return to the classroom, so much so that she was prescribed anti-anxiety medications for the first time in her life.

“I am 62.5 years old, which means I’m four years from full retirement age, or I’d probably retire right now because I’m very nervous,” she said.

While the final fall 2020 plans at her college are still pending, professors at her university were told that conducting solely online classes was not an option. Crary asked that NBC News not name the college.

As coronavirus cases start to surge in more than 30 states across the U.S., some professors are pushing back when it comes to returning to campus for in-person teaching. More than 50% of colleges and universities have announced they will be hosting professors or students back on campus in the next

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Candace Cameron Bure’s Trainer Will Inspire You to Move Your Body ASAP

“You get a little spoiled when you have a trainer.”

Understatement of 2020 when it comes to working out, right? That’s what Kira Stokes, the celebrity trainer who works with celebrity clients such as Candace Cameron Bure, Shay Mitchell and Ashley Graham told us when it comes to working out at home since the Coronavirus pandemic hit.

Fortunately, many celebrity trainers have pivoted to online workouts, including Stokes, who has her own fitness app that offers a free 7-day trial.

Stokes has been honing her unique method for decades, focusing on the mind and body connection and emphasizing transitions between movements.

“I’m very proud of being 45. It’s a testament to the method to be able to remain healthy and strong,” Stokes told E!. “I really started training clients when I was a sophomore at Boston College. Knowing at that time too that it was my calling, that

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‘Dentist Karen’ Threatens to Sue Dental Office for Being Asked to Wear Mask

Every week, there seems to be another Karen going berserk on matters often pertaining to race or the wearing of masks. On Thursday, footage emerged of a woman in a dentist’s office wielding threats after being asked to wear a face-covering in the waiting room. 

In the viral TikTok video, the white woman threatens to sue a dental office after an employee requests that she wears a mask and get her temperature checked. Earning the name “Dentist Karen,” by people online, the woman tells the office staff, “You’re going to work on my teeth, not my nose. I don’t wear masks getting my teeth cleaned.”

When the worker explains that patients in the waiting room are required to wear a mask to help stop the transmission of COVID-19, the woman asks if she can use her hand to cover her mouth, to which the worker says no. Then, when staff

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More Residents Refusing To Participate In Contact Tracing

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL — While Hillsborough County’s positive test rates for coronavirus continue to soar, health officials say their ability to trace the coronavirus has declined, placing the county at a major disadvantage in combating the spread of the virus.

That was the word from Dr. Douglas Holt, director of the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County, speaking to members of the Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group Thursday.

Joined by Dr. Marissa Levine of the University of South Florida College of Public Health, Holt told EPG members that contract tracing provides crucial information in identifying community patterns and hot spots, and the county just isn’t getting the cooperation it needs from residents.

According to an updated model by PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Florida has the potential to be the next epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, with Tampa Bay specifically called out.

“We are

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Dentist McKinney TXStonebridge Ranch Smiles is pleased to welcome you to our family friendly dental practice, located in the beautiful Stonebridge Ranch community of McKinney, Texas. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any dental issues you may be facing. That’s why we’ve developed this website loaded with valuable information about dentistry, oral health, dental problems & treatments. Some treatments include veneers, Invisalign, Teeth Whitening, Dental Emergency, and many more services.

We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have a concern about your oral health. Our website also provides you with background about Dr. Sharp, our great staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office nestled in the Stonebridge Ranch community

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We’re Facing a Mental Health Crisis in Healthcare Workers, the Majority of Whom Are Women

More than 130,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, a novel strain of coronavirus, and cases continue to surge in communities across the country. But for frontline medical workers, particularly those working in emergency rooms and treating COVID-19 patients, the fight has only just begun.

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that at least 515 healthcare workers have died so far after contracting COVID-19 – with 34 percent of cases still unreported – a larger, potentially even more deadly crisis is looming. For doctors, nurses, hospital cleaners, and other staff members on the front lines – nearly 80 percent of whom are women, according to the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics – it’s their mental health that has been devastated, and this country is beyond ill-equipped to help them repair it.

“Trauma does not have a timeline, so we will be seeing the ramifications from this

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A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:

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CLAIM: The nasal swab test commonly used for to diagnose COVID-19 involves obtaining a sample from a protective layer of cells known as the blood-brain barrier, which can result in inflammation of the brain.

THE FACTS: The swab used to diagnose COVID-19 goes so far back into the nose that it can be uncomfortable, even causing some people’s eyes to water. But it doesn’t touch the area known as the blood-brain barrier, where blood vessels and the brain exchange important nutrients, despite social media posts that claim it does. This week, Facebook posts viewed more than a million times shared a diagram of the nasopharyngeal swab test next

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When will school open? Here’s a state-by-state list

When will schools open back up? How will schools open back up? Is there going to be school this year?

These are the questions on every parent’s mind these days. TODAY Parents has collected the latest information from every state and the largest school districts in every state. While some schools are planning to start the new school year with in-person instruction, many others are offering online options or a hybrid model. Please note: We’ll keep updating this story, but the situation is changing rapidly, so please check with your local school district for the latest.

Need help deciding what to do about school this year? See our story with expert advice on how to make the decision.

In the meantime, here’s what we know about schools re-opening this year:

Alabama

On June 26, State Superintendent Eric Mackey announced that all Alabama public schools should reopen on time. However, districts

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Kitchener Dentist | ENAMEL REPUBLIC

Families with children enjoy the play area at our Kitchener Dental Clinic.  We offer fun toys, colouring activities and educational books to keep little ones interested. We also schedule consecutive appointments for siblings and parents, to make dental care easier for busy families. Wireless internet is available in our office as well, so bring your phone, tablet, or laptop and simply ask for the WiFi code. Televisions in our office feature cable, and we invite you to enjoy your favourite programming while in the dental chair.

To make dental care available and affordable for everyone, we bill your insurance directly to minimize your out-of-pocket costs.   This way, you won’t have to pay a large amount up front and then wait for your insurance company to reimburse you.  If you don’t have insurance or want to finance any balance, ask us about Dental Card, the best dental financing program around.

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