“Orange Zone” Designation Hovers Over Monroe County Unless COVID Rates Decline

November 23, 2020

Monroe County’s abnormally high COVID-19 infection rate is threatening to push it’s designation into an “orange zone” unless it drops significantly in the coming weeks. According to New York State guidance principles, if the county gets an “orange zone” rating places of worship would be limited to 33% capacity or 25 people maximum, and restaurants […]

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The CDC Has Issued Joint Statements Regarding International Air Travel

November 23, 2020

The CDC has raised its warning levels to its highest degree regarding cruises and is also regulating international flights once more. The level 4 travel notice says that “all people” should avoid traveling by cruise ship because “the risk of COVID-19 on ships is very high.” In a statement on its website, officials said: “Cruise […]

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What Is Healthier The Impossible Burger Or Beef?

November 22, 2020

I am a fan of the Impossible Burgers not so much because it may or may not be healthier, it’s just damn good! So, the debate lately is is the Impossible Burger a healthier option than regular beef burgers? Well, it really comes down to preference. There is an article on Greenmatters.com that breaks done […]

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Monroe County COVID-19 Numbers Broke Previous Record In Single Day Increase Yesterday

November 20, 2020

Monroe County broke its previous single-day COVID-19 case increase yesterday, clocking in 373 new cases in one day. This brings the 7 day rolling average to 270 new cases per day. With over 18,00 new COVID-19 cases over the past 7 days, Monroe County Public Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza isn’t too happy. In a […]

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Staff Member At Wheatland-Chili Tests Positive For COVID-19

November 19, 2020

Officials have announced that the Wheatland-Chili Central School District have moved to remote learning after finding out that a staff member working in the transportation building has tested positive for the coronavirus. The staff member is in isolation and a few other members are taking quarantine precautions per contact tracing recommendations. The transportation department is […]

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New York City Schools Shut Down Due To High COVID-19 Testing Threshold

November 19, 2020

New York City’s 7 day COVID-19 average hit 3% positive testing rate threshold, so all students will be switching back to remote learning. On Wednesday, a letter was sent from New York City School chancellor Richard Carranza to the families of the students in the country’s largest school district. “Given recent increases in transmission, we […]

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Monroe County’s COVID-19 Yellow Zone Drops Below 4%

November 18, 2020

For the first time in 8 days, Monroe County’s COVID-19 yellow zone is below 4% positivity. This is a really good sign, as we were on track to become upgraded to an orange zone by Albany. Monroe County’s current micro-cluster positivity rate is at 3.68 %. This news comes after the 14 day re evaluation […]

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VACCINES WON’T WORK UNLESS ENOUGH PEOPLE GET THEM, FAUCI SAYS

November 17, 2020

Vaccines do not work unless enough people get them, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said recently. That was a headline that I immediately had to look into, just by the SOUND of it. News is really amazing these days. There is a challenge ahead, he said, due […]

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School Districts Have to Test 20% Of Student Body Per Yellow Zone Regulation

November 17, 2020

Since Monroe County has been updated to a yellow zone, a few school districts have begun testing their students and staff for COVID-19 starting Monday. The regulations state that they have to test 20% of people in each building. Every one of the 603 tests that Webster schools administered on Monday came back negative. In […]

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Syracuse Basketball Head Coach Jim Boeheim Has COVID-19

November 16, 2020

The Hall of Fame coach of Syracuse Men’s Basketball Jim Boeheim has tested positive for COVID-19. He shared the news on social media. I wanted to share the following statement from me: pic.twitter.com/cwop38MhyN — Jim Boeheim (@therealboeheim) November 15, 2020 Boeheim will immediately began his isolation period at home. Syracuse is set to open the […]

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