Kids and COVID

Kids and COVID

Why We Got the COVID-19 Vaccines by Sophia and Lola McVige We’ve heard a great deal about the COVID pandemic’s negative impact on kids, but I’m not sure people realize that these challenges continue. If you think you’re sick of COVID, think about what kids have been

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First Alzheimer’s Drug in 20 Years Now at DENT

First Alzheimer's Drug

First Alzheimer’s Drug in 20 Years DENT Patients Who Qualify Will Undergo Meticulous Screening By Annette Pinder Aducanumab is the first FDA-approved therapy for Alzheimer’s disease in 20 years, and DENT Neurologic Institute (DENT) is one of the first to administer it. However, eligibility to receive the

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Penn Dixie Kicks Off Kickstarter Campaign!

Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve is proud to announce the launch of our first-ever Kickstarter fundraising campaign entitled Unearth the Unexpected. Our fundraising goal is to revamp 20-year old interpretive signage at Penn Dixie. The current signage is outdated, discolored, and a bit boring. Penn

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Erie County Introduces “Vax Visit” Service

The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is introducing a service where a “Vax Visit” team will go to any individual’s residence to administer COVID-19 vaccine. Any Erie County resident can call the Erie County COVID-19 Information Line at (716) 858-2929 to schedule a Vax Visit. This

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ECMC KeyBank Trauma and Emergency Department

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today commemorated the first-year anniversary of the opening of the institution’s $55 million KeyBank Trauma and Emergency Department, which doubled the size of the previous 40-year old facility and features state-of-the-art technology and equipment for the region’s only Level I Adult

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Fitness in the Parks Returns

Free yoga, Pilates, Zumba®, kickboxing and other fitness classes presented by Independent Health and the YMCA return to 18 outdoor locations throughout Western New York and online as Fitness in the Parks starts its 10th summer season on June 1. In all, more than 500 classes will

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Every ‘variant of concern’ has now been detected in Erie County

UB scientists doing genomic sequencing on coronavirus say every variant has been detected. Locally and nationwide, the number of COVID-19 cases is plummeting and the predominant message seems to be that the worst of the pandemic may be behind us. Yet while vaccinated individuals are enjoying returning

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Center Opens to Enhance Global Impact in Girls Equality

After over a year of construction, Girls Education Collaborative (GEC) is pleased to announce the completion of the Anne Robinson Wadsworth Center for Collaboration, in Kitenga, Tanzania. The completion of this Center will allow for a deeper partnership with the Immaculate Heart Sisters of Africa and the

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What’s New at the JCC?

What’s New at the JCC? By Annette Pinder Great things are happening at the JCC. Jim Mahjoubian, Chief Communications Officer at the JCC, has been a television and video producer, a teacher, coach, and mentor. However, Jim says his most rewarding experiences have been creating programs that

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