VSP to conduct AMBER Alert and BLUE Alert exercises Thursday and December 14

first_imgVermont State Police On Thursday, December 3rd, 2020 between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm, an exercise of the Vermont AMBER Alert System will be conducted by the Vermont Department of Public Safety.  Additionally, on Monday, December 14th, 2020 between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm, an exercise of the Vermont BLUE Alert system will be conducted.These exercises will test the functionality of various components of Vermont’s AMBER Alert and BLUE Alert systems. Specifically, the VT-Alert system will send  messages to the thousands of subscribers, the Vermont Agency of Transportation message boards will be populated with exercise information and VT Lottery will activate their system to message their signs, tickets and kiosks. The Emergency Alert System (EAS) will also be utilized to send test messages to TV and radio stations. As in the past, the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) will not be utilized.Please note that during this exercise phone alerts will only occur for those who have signed up for VT-ALERT. Anyone who wishes to receive AMBER Alerts and BLUE Alerts in the future, including the latest up-to-date information at the time of the alert, can register for a free account by going to the website at https://vem.vermont.gov/vtalert(link is external) or by clicking on the link  https://member.everbridge.net/index/453003085617457#/signup(link is external)Vermont State PoliceVermont Intelligence Centerlast_img read more

COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Guyana, public hospital preparing for worst

first_img(Stabroek News) Seven new positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were recorded by the Ministry of Public Health in Guyana on Wednesday, as the country’s major public hospital “prepares for the worst”. Oct 15, 2020 CMO says Saint Lucia at critical stage of COVID-19 outbreak Persaud iterated that persons with underlying conditions were more at risk for contracting the virus. Such persons, he said, would be those with chronic lung diseases such as asthma, bronchitis along with other conditions associated with smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and diseases associated with immunity-compromising conditions. Six Eastern Caribbean countries deemed safe for travel – CDC St. Lucia records more cases of COVID Oct 16, 2020 You may be interested in… Oct 16, 2020 More deaths from COVID-19 recorded in CARICOM countries,… Story via Stabroek News Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… The disclosure about the number of cases was made by Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Shamdeo Persaud in a live update by the Ministry Wednesday afternoon. He said the number of positive cases as of April 15th stood at 55, including six deaths. He disclosed that 250 persons have been tested so far for the virus noting that 195 persons tested negative for the virus while 8 persons have so far recovered. It was noted that some 25 persons were currently in the ministry’s quarantine facility while 41 persons have been placed in the isolation facilities. Of the positive cases recorded, he disclosed that four had traveled to Guyana while the other 51 contracted the virus through local transmission. He added that over 80 per cent of the COVID-19 cases in the country were from Region Four. Oct 15, 2020 Confirmed COVID-19 cases stand at 37DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 The Ministry of Public Health has stated that the total number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Guyana now stands at 37 as of April 8, 2020. This was disclosed by Public Health Minister Hon. Volda Lawrence in her update to…April 8, 2020In “General”Guyana, Haiti, Belize record deaths from COVID-19Three CARICOM countries, including Guyana, have recorded deaths associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to health authorities. Guyana’s death toll reached 76 after the country recorded two more deaths late Saturday. The Ministry of Health in a statement noted that the latest fatalities included a 36 -year-old male from…September 28, 2020In “General”Three CARICOM countries record COVID deathsStory via CMC – Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago and the Bahamas registered deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours, while the authorities in Belize warn that ongoing transmission happening within families is a key factor driving the virus in that Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country. The Ministry of…October 14, 2020In “General”Share this on WhatsApplast_img read more

Prep basketball: Bossier girls claim Green Oaks tournament title; Bossier boys win

first_imgThe Bossier Lady Kats won the Green Oaks Thanksgiving Classic with a 45-33 victory over the Parkway Lady Panthers on Wednesday at Green Oaks.Necka Wynn led the Lady Kats (4-1) with 11 points, and Tia Walker added nine.Destiny Thomas was named the tournament MVP. Brittany Wallace made the all-tournament team.Parkway fell to 3-2. Statistics weren’t reported to The Press-Tribune.Meanwhile, the Bossier boys defeated HL Bourgeois 65-61 in overtime on Wednesdayin the Natchitoches City of Lights tournament. The Bearkats (2-2) won two out of three in the three-day event.Larry Robinson led the way with 25 points. Antonio Davis added 14. Quantavious Capers and Donnell Mason contributed to the victory with their defensive play, coaches said.Bossier is playing in the Paul Millsap Classic at 7:30 p.m. Saturday against Ouachita Parish.— Russell Hedges, Top Expat InsuranceExpat Living in Hong Kong without Health Insurance?Top Expat Insurance|SponsoredSponsoredUndoNews gadgetThis watch takes the whole country by storm! it’s price? Ridiculous!News gadget|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Secret Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unblock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPerfect-Dating.comAre You Ready to Meet Cool Guys in Tung Chung?Perfect-Dating.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Trick Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unlock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoCelebsland.com9 Celebrity Before-And-After Plastic Surgery DisastersCelebsland.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndolast_img read more