How Important are Face Masks?

How Important are Face Masks?

Wearing face masks is becoming more common in the US, although many still resist it. According to the BBC, “One of the reasons widespread, public face mask wearing is so important with Covid-19 has to do with the prevalence of asymptomatic carriers who can still...
Blood Supply Down in Texas

Blood Supply Down in Texas

  Local lawmakers met yesterday at the Coffee Memorial Blood Center in Amarillo, Texas to encourage blood donations as normal supply levels are down. “With the COVID crisis, donations are down but the need is not down,” said State Sen. Kel Seliger. “We still have...
46 Shot in Chicago in a Single Weekend

46 Shot in Chicago in a Single Weekend

Gun violence in Chicago last weekend resulted in 4 fatalities and 42 other injuries, more than double the number of shootings from the weekend before.  One shooting was aimed into a large gathering, where 5 males, ages 15-19, suffered non-fatal wounds to their legs. ...
43 States Reopening

43 States Reopening

See status of the 50 states here: https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2020/us/states-reopen-coronavirus-trnd/   As states begin reopening in stages and human interactions increase, risk of exposure to the virus will increase.  It is especially important now to wear a...
Three vehicle crash in Union Township, NJ

Three vehicle crash in Union Township, NJ

A wrong-way driver, driving east in the westbound lanes of Interstate 78 in Union Township, NJ, early Sunday, sideswiped a pickup and then hit another car head-on, injuring its driver and 2 passengers. All 3 victims were airlifted to Morristown Medical Center with...