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Iowa bar owner seeks punishment for her husband’s actions

The owner of a West Des Moines nightclub is suing the city and state over the loss of her liquor license, arguing that she is unfairly held responsible for her husband’s actions. The city of West Des Moines first denied a liquor license for Xcaret Club and Lounge in 2018, …

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Some Philadelphia teachers protest CHOP’s PolicyLab guidelines, saying they’re not rooted in reality

A group of Philadelphia teachers gathered outside Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia on Wednesday to speak out against CHOP PolicyLab’s COVID-19 school boards, which they say are putting the city’s children at risk. In an effort to keep schools open even when coronavirus cases have spiked, PolicyLab released new guidelines last …

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Workers self-isolate as Omicron hits WA mines | Liverpool City Champion

A growing outbreak of Omicron threatens to throw Western Australia’s lucrative mining sector into chaos amid renewed calls for the state to reopen its borders. Twelve new local cases emerged on Monday, including seven linked to a cluster of Perth nightclubs. A further 42 infections were reported over the weekend. …

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Thailand adopts guidelines to declare COVID-19 endemic – Texomashomepage.com

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai health authorities on Friday approved new guidelines outlining the parameters for declaring the coronavirus pandemic an endemic disease. Official figures show the country already meets all three criteria, but public health ministry spokesman Rungrueng Kitphati said it would still take between six months and a year …

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NAFDAC bans sale of vodka, tequila and other alcoholic beverages over 30%

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has announced a ban on the registration of alcohol in sachets, small volume PET and glass bottles below 200 milliliters and above 30% ABV (alcohol by volume). The agency’s managing director, Mojisola Adeyeye, revealed this in a statement released …

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Belle’s Basix, Cedar Rapids’ only LGBTQ bar, is closing – unless a new owner steps in

Belle’s Basix, 3916 1st Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, January 10, 2021. – Malcolm MacDougall / Little Village After a quarter of a century, Belle’s Basix, an iconic Cedar Rapids bar and one of the few LGBTQ nightlife venues in eastern Iowa, may soon close for good. “Unless someone buys the …

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Chico State Announces New COVID-19 Guidelines for Indoor Events on Campus – Chico Enterprise-Record

CHICO – The State of Chico has updated its COVID-19 policies regarding large indoor events to meet new health and safety guidelines from the California Department of Public Health. Effective immediately, individuals 2 years of age and older attending indoor sporting, theatrical, musical and performing arts events on campus must …

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Can I get vaccinated against COVID-19? Latest CDC guidance for Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson

It is now recommended that all adults receive a COVID-19[female[feminine vaccine booster, after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention intensified his advice for recipients of Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Pfizer booster shots are also recommended for from 12 years old. The recommendations come as public health …

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Contra Costa shortens COVID-19 quarantine guidelines

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA – Contra Costa County health officials updated their coronavirus quarantine guidelines Thursday to recommend that people who test positive for COVID-19 remain isolated and quarantined for five days, up from 10 days before. The new guidelines apply to those with no symptoms or improving and who …

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Hospital, bar designated as places of interest

Auckland’s popular Longroom Bar has been designated as a place of interest for Covid-19 and those who were there near the year’s eve after 10 p.m. after being ordered to self-isolate. Customers who were at Ponsonby Rd ​​Nightclub between 10:07 PM on December 31st and 12:50 AM on January 1 …

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Denver closes Beta owner’s adjacent bar, The Cabin Tap House, after fatal shooting – The Denver Post

A downtown Denver nightclub owner at risk of losing his licenses for one club has had them suspended for another he owns after a fatal shooting on New Years Day. According to Denver Police, four people were shot dead early Saturday in The Cabin Tap House at 1919 Blake Street. …

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Windsor-Essex expresses frustration over Ontario’s changes to testing guidelines

Some in Windsor-Essex say recent changes to Ontario’s testing guidelines are indicative of a system that has broken down, leaving out many people who would have needed a PCR test to confirm their status COVID-19. “We have a government here that seems to be telling us that there is nothing …

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The latest news on CDC, Omicron and Covid-19 guidelines: Live updates

PictureA drive-thru test site in Baldwin Park, Calif., Monday. The Omicron variant became dominant in the United States last week, not the previous week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Credit…Bing Guan / Reuters The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that the Omicron variant now …

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‘Reckless’: New CDC quarantine guidelines met with mixed reactions from health experts

Dr. Michael Mina, a former Brigham and Women’s epidemiologist and rapid testing expert, said the omission of the tests from the CDC guidelines is “reckless.” New CDC guidelines to drop isolation of positives at 5 days without testing negative are reckless Some people stay contagious for 3 days, some for …

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Police warn bar and nightclub owners to comply with Covid rules during holiday season – or face fines

By Orville Williams [email protected] Operators of bars and nightclubs across the country have been warned by police that no action contrary to Covid-19 regulations will be tolerated during the holiday season. “We will work in close collaboration [with the Central Board of Health (CBH)] to make sure things work the …

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WA COVID scared: People who visited Geisha Bar and Perth Mess Hall said to self-isolate

Mark McGowan called a press conference at 2:15 p.m. after dozens of people across Perth were alerted they were contacts of a COVID-19 case that was in a nightclub in Northbridge over the weekend . Perth Mess Hall on Francis Street has confirmed that its staff have received messages from …

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Queensland Bar fined for breaking Covid rules retaliate by using penalty notice as toilet paper

A Queensland bar fined heavily for serving unvaccinated customers in defiance of new statewide restrictions has hit back at criticism on social media. Wunder Bar in Toowoomba, in the Darling Downs area of ​​the state, was fined $ 6,892 after welcoming unrestrained patrons to the venue. A vaccination warrant introduced …

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Opinion: Pat Cummins is the first domino to fall in the face of COVID-19 | Fairfield Town Champion

On a recent sabbatical, your columnist and loved one enjoyed a quick weekend in Melbourne. On the Blue Ribbon Day of Travel, we attended a performance at the Princess Theater. During intermission, we strolled down Spring Street for a delicious meal at an Italian restaurant before having a beer at …

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Washington has new safety guidelines for ‘high-contact’ sports after wrestling tournaments lead to 200 COVID-19 cases

Some sports in Washington are under new safety guidelines after a massive outbreak of COVID-19 at four high school wrestling tournaments led to some 200 cases of the virus. On Friday, the Department of Health released these updated safety measures for high-contact sports, including basketball, wrestling, water polo and competitive …

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Bar closing at midnight effective immediately, 3 new Omicron cases confirmed

Bars and nightclubs are to close before midnight starting Friday, with the new COVID regulations taking effect immediately. The Liquor Licensing Board has confirmed that the new rules, introduced amid fears of a possible increase in cases during the holiday season, are now in effect. The directive was one of …

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Nightclubs threaten to take legal action against Wales restrictions

The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) is considering legal action over news that Wales will impose nightclubs closure from December 27. With new Covid-related restrictions announced for Wales by the Prime Minister yesterday, from social distancing in the workplace and shops to nightclub closures, the nightlife industry has been put …

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Government issues updated covid guidelines for schools as omicron sweeps Scotland

Government guidance for curbing the spread of covid in schools has been updated as omicron sweeps the country. Security mitigations that were already in place must be strictly followed and some measures that were previously relaxed are being reintroduced, Education Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville has announced. Local authorities and schools are …

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UK lawmakers approve virus restrictions but Johnson faces dissent

FILE – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks at a press conference in London on Saturday November 27, 2021 after cases of the new COVID-19 variant were confirmed in the UK . British lawmakers will vote on Tuesday, December 14, 2921 on whether to approve new restrictions …

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Plan B: concerns over the impact of “a few drinks” on Covid passports

Concerns have been expressed about how nightclubs and other venues will cope with the government’s latest coronavirus measures. Plan B rules unveiled by Boris Johnson will see Covid passports required from next week in an attempt to slow the spread of the Omicron variant. Similar measures have already been in …

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New hotel hot spot in Iceland promises champagne-filled spa bar and underground nightlife

When you make a purchase through the links in this article, we may earn a small commission. Our journalism is independent and not influenced by advertising.Learn more There’s a new hot spot in Nordic Cool Country: the Reykjavik Edition, which premiered in early November. The backstory: Take the inventor of …

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Spain and Portugal, vaccine champions, focus on the reluctant few

A woman pulls a suitcase at Lisbon International Airport on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Portugal is reinstating strict pandemic restrictions, less than two months after removing most of them when the goal of vaccinating 86% of the population against COVID-19 has been reached. (AP Photo / Armando Franca) Armando Franca …

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PM calls on people to stick to guidelines as Scottish Omicron cases are confirmed

Residents of Stirling urged to adhere to current Covid protections as first cases of the Omicron variant come to light in Scotland. Six positive cases of the variant, first reported in southern Africa, have now been confirmed – including four in Lanarkshire and two in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde …

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Hospitality industry warned adherence to Covid-19 guidelines was ‘essential’ if government were to ‘continue with current level of openness’

The hospitality industry has been warned that adherence to Covid-19 guidelines is “essential” if the government is to maintain the “current level of openness”. The industry has been called to a meeting tonight by the Taoiseach Department to take place next week and warned that a “collective effort” is needed …

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Hospitality industry said following Covid guidelines is essential to maintain ‘current level of openness’

The hotel industry has been warned that adhering to Covid-19 guidelines is “essential” if the government is to maintain the “current level of openness”. The industry was called yesterday by the Taoiseach Department to a meeting next Tuesday, and warned that a “collective effort” is needed to reduce the “burden …

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Sugary drinks before class may actually improve girls’ math scores

LEUVEN, Belgium (StudyFinds.org) – Sugary drinks have come under intense scrutiny for their link to unhealthy lifestyles and obesity – especially in children. While a new study finds this may still be the case with young boys, the report also found that girls can actually benefit from a glass of …

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The hospitality industry has warned that adherence to Covid-19 guidelines is “essential” if the government is to “continue with the current level of openness”

The hotel industry has been warned that adherence to Covid-19 guidelines is “essential” if the government is to maintain the “current level of openness”. The industry has been called to a meeting tonight by the Taoiseach Department to take place next week and warned that a “collective effort” is needed …

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New guidelines published for nightclubs

New guidelines for nightclubs have been published. The release of the new guidelines follows yesterday’s announcement that operators of nightclubs and live venues had been told that new rules requiring indi … New guidelines for nightclubs have been published. The release of the new guidelines follows yesterday’s announcement that operators …

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New study finds marketing disproportionately affects purchases of sugary drinks for children by low-income households

According to a new study by researchers from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut. The conclusions of the study, published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, found that lower-income households purchased more sugary children’s fruit drinks than higher-income households, while higher-income …

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Dance without mask and tickets to access the nightclubs

UPDATED GUIDELINES for the Hospitality and Live Entertainment industries were released tonight, with most of them taking effect from today. All remaining Covid-19 restrictions were due to be lifted today, but an increase in cases and an increase in hospitalizations has meant the opening of hospitality and live shows subject …

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100% capacity of nightclubs authorized under the new directives

Nightclubs must open at 100% of their capacity, confirmed the Minister of Culture and the Arts. Speaking to RTÉ News tonight, Catherine Martin said in the case of live venues, a maximum of 1,500 people can stand with 100% seats. She said the security guidelines were needed to balance public …

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The change of dance floor is not excluded by the new directives of the nightclubs

Dr Tony Holohan hasn’t ruled out kissing on the dance floors when nightclubs reopen tomorrow night. Ireland’s top doctor has said it will be important for everyone entering the clubs to be trapped and have the appropriate Covid certificates for safety. He acknowledged that getting close to people carries “an …

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Oahu COVID guidelines to relax, fans will be allowed at University of Hawaii sporting events

Bars in Oahu are now allowed to serve alcohol for two more hours – until midnight – after Governor David Ige and Mayor Rick Blangiardi relaxed COVID-19 restrictions in Honolulu. Proof of vaccinations and tests, physical distancing, and indoor masks, in general, are still required. The less restrictive limits began …

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Are you going to the LA County bar? Take your ID and COVID-19 vaccine card – Daily News

Anyone working or frequenting an indoor bar, cellar, brewery, nightclub or lounge in Los Angeles County will be required to show proof of at least partial vaccination against COVID-19 from late tonight. The new rule – which according to the county health ordinance takes effect at 11:59 p.m. tonight – …

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Wales Minister of Education amends self-isolation and testing guidelines for children – live updates

Welsh Education Minister Jeremy Miles has announced changes to the self-isolation and testing guidelines for children. Mr Miles announced the changes at the weekly Welsh Government press conference on Tuesday 5 October. You can follow live updates from the press conference below. He announced two important changes. In response to …

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Head doctor presents new Covid guidelines for schoolchildren in place

New guidelines for children attending nursery and primary schools will come into effect from tomorrow, with changes to contact tracing and self-isolation. Irish Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan presented the new guidelines, which will see close contact end-contact tracing in these settings as well as other major measures. “Over …

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Butte County public health sticks to state mask guidelines – Chico Enterprise-Record

CHICO – As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Butte County, Butte County Public Health Director Danette York said at a press conference on Tuesday that he was no longer no plans to take over the interior mask mandates. Since July 31, reported daily COVID cases have doubled by more …

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Old guidelines for a new threat: British Columbia begins school year with fewer COVID-19 protections amid Delta surge

Vancouver – Within days of the school year to bring thousands of children and teachers to classrooms with questionable ventilation, British Columbia is moving forward with fewer layers of COVID-19 protection than the last year, although all new infections are now the most contagious Delta a variant. CTV News Vancouver …

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School District Five says Chapin High School assembly violated district COVID guidelines

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) – Chapin High School welcomed students on the first day of school Wednesday with an assembly in which students were largely maskless and sat shoulder to shoulder in a crowded gymnasium. Lexington-Richland School District Five said the event violated its COVID Mitigation Guidelines, a multilevel system …

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What updates have been made to the Outdoor Covid guidelines?

So, can I organize an outdoor event for up to 200 people? Yes. Previous advice and guidance on this point was unclear, but now new guidance makes it clear that they can move forward. Can all sites accommodate 200 people? No, the capacity of the outdoor spaces must be reviewed …

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Cabinet to discuss updates to hospitality industry guidelines for outdoor events

The Cabinet subcommittee on COVID-19 is expected to discuss updates to the hospitality industry guidelines for outdoor events in a meeting today (Friday August 6). Reunion Fáilte Ireland This follows n … The Cabinet subcommittee on COVID-19 is expected to discuss updates to the hospitality industry guidelines for outdoor events …

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NCAA issues COVID guidelines for fall sports

(Gray News) – The NCAA has released its COVID-19 directives for fall sports on Wednesdays. The guidelines set out the protocol for unvaccinated and fully vaccinated coaches, players and staff who are in close contact with teams. Fall sports include football, cross country, soccer and volleyball. The guidance comes as …

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New policy guidelines for covid officially released

As of this Sunday, August 1, 2021, residents not vaccinated against covid-19 will no longer be allowed to enter bars or nightclubs. An amendment to the Public Health (Dangerous Infectious Diseases) Act Regulation 2021 (Amendment) (No.11) states that the owner or operator of a bar or nightclub shall only allow …

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New CDC guidelines sparked rush to reimpose mask warrants

Marta Lavandier / AP Joann Marcus of Fort Lauderdale, left, applauds as he listens to the Broward School Board Emergency Meeting Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A small vocal group has spoken out vehemently against masks, saying their personal rights are being eroded and their children are …

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Essential Foreign Ministry guidelines for holidaymakers heading abroad this summer

The big summer getaway heats up in the coming days with many taking a well-deserved vacation. The UK Foreign Office, Commonwealth and Development (FCDO) has published a set of guidelines to help holidaymakers get the most out of any overseas travel and ensure that international travel is as safe and …

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Opinion: Ready-to-go drinks are the booze industry’s latest bid to entice teens

A flavored alcoholic beverage in a juice container. Photo courtesy of juicedboxes.com The alcohol industry is growing market share with ready-to-go alcoholic beverages, but this comes at the cost of making the products more appealing to young people. As a public health professional committed to preventing the harms of underage …

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Northern Ireland’s drinks trade boosted by new law allowing pubs to open until 3am

Owners of pubs and nightclubs across Northern Ireland have welcomed changes to licensing laws that give them the option to stay open later. Yesterday Stormont Assembly passed the Club Licensing and Registration Bill which will now go for Royal Assent. The main changes will allow bars to keep their doors …

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