Roseau City Council to host 2nd annual health clinic

first_img Sharing is caring! 6 Views   no discussions Mayor of Roseau, Cecil Joseph (center) along with two members of the Neuroscience Club The Roseau City Council will host its second annual health clinic at the Baracoon building in Roseau this weekend, in its thrust to ensure a city of healthy people.Members of the Neuroscience Club of Ross University School of Medicine will be available to offer a number of services ranging from, blood pressure checks, eye tests, body mass index, cholesterol and blood sugar.At a press conference on Tuesday Mayor of Roseau, Cecil Joseph, noted that the information “received” from the health clinic will give an “insight” into the health condition of its people, and based on that information it is the Councils intention to collaborate with the Ministry of health in addressing some of its concerns.One of the objectives of the clinic, he highlighted, is to help persons have a better “count” of their lifestyle. “We have been hearing for a very long time, in reference to young people in particular suffering from hypertension and diabetes, and that to me is a very unhealthy situation for a city that is young, and a city that is willing to ensure that it does what it has to do in ensuring that it has a vibrant city”.Joseph said there are many persons who cannot “afford” to visit a physician and the clinic should not be viewed as one competing with medical practitioners but rather a program which will eventually facilitate in having a ‘healthy” city.Meantime head clinic coordinator of the Neuroscience Club Matthew Erisman explained that the pertinent information on how to help “prevent” and “treat” diseases like diabetes and hypertension and other non-chronic communicable diseases will also be provided at the clinic.Doctors will be on sight to council persons on their results and give nutritional advice.The clinic will be held on Saturday 23rd June, 2012 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.Dominica Vibes News Share Tweetcenter_img Share LocalNews Roseau City Council to host 2nd annual health clinic by: – June 20, 2012 Sharelast_img read more

Keegan lined up for Newcastle return after £300m Saudi takeover

first_img Keegan vowed never to set foot inside St James’s Park again after describing Mike Ashley’s ownership as ‘an empire of self-harm’ after a second spell as manager ended bitterly 12 years ago. However, that is about to change – and there is also the potential for him to link-up once more with his erstwhile number two, Terry McDermott, who is another who is on the shortlist of former players with whom the club’s new hierarchy is keen to build bridges. The duo will not have any direct influence on team affairs but Keegan’s name and superb media and personal skills are being seen as crucial to promoting the club on a global scale. The move would be well-received on Tyneside and be the first sign that the new owners mean business. Keegan was worshipped as a player and his stock only grew when he returned as a manager. Terry McDermott could also return along with Keegan Read Also: Arsenal to miss CL spot as UEFA opt for points system if season cut short He signed stars such as Les Ferdinand, David Ginola, Robert Lee, Andy Cole and Peter Beardsley – breaking the world transfer record to bring in £15m striker Alan Shearer. Labelled, ‘The Entertainers’ Newcastle came close to landing the title in the club’s most exciting era in decades and it is that spirit which the in-coming bosses are keen to tap into as the Magpies look to challenge the Premier League’s elite for the game’s top prizes. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Kevin Keegan is being lined for a sensational return to Newcastle – and the Saudi takeover could even be rubber-stamped later this week. The man idolised as ‘The Messiah’ by the Toon Army will be invited to take up an ambassadorial role when the £300m buy-out is finalised. Newcastle’s takeover could be confirmed next week And that could come within the next ten days as Mirror Sport understands that the Premier League are now within sight of giving Amanda Staveley’s P.I.F. consortium the green light to assume control. To date, the club has not been asked for any further details on the proposed acquisition – which means that the fit and proper persons’ test is close to being satisfied – with a final decision expected imminently. The new owners are keen to generate goodwill and have earmarked Keegan’s homecoming as a high-priority. That news will be greeted with a huge sigh of relief on Tyneside – and the olive branch to Keegan is a sure sign that the new owners are keen to start afresh. Kevin Keegan is a hugely popular figure with Newcastle fans The Geordie Nation still holds a tremendous affection for the 69-year-old who is regarded as one of the city’s adopted sons after leading the Magpies out of the doldrums, both as a player and manager. Loading… center_img Promoted ContentBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoA Little Cafe For Animal Lovers That You Will Never Want To Leave14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowIt’s Time To Show How Bad Some Women Can Really BeTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All TimeCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterTop 10 Must-Know Facts About Ivanka Trumplast_img read more

DPS employee tests positive for the coronavirus

first_imgDPS employees experiencing symptoms, including fever, sore throat and difficulty breathing, are instructed to begin self-isolation and notify their supervisor. Employees who need testing for the virus can contact Student Health. DPS has enacted safety measures in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the email read. Practices implemented to mitigate the spread of the virus include checking employees’ temperatures at the start of each shift, enforcing 6-foot distances during all interactions, requiring employees to report illnesses and providing surgical masks and gloves.  A Department of Public Safety employee has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to an email sent Sunday night from Chief Health Officer Dr. Sarah Van Orman and DPS Chief John Thomas to DPS personnel.  The employee’s last shift was Wednesday, according to the email. The department has traced employees who may have had contact with the individual, notified them of the potential exposure and instructed them to monitor for coronavirus symptoms. “As members of the Department of Public Safety, your work is essential to campus and we value your health and safety,” the email read.last_img read more

Chris Paul in Clippers’ starting lineup for Game 3 against Rockets

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Chris Paul will be in the starting lineup for tonight’s Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals against the Houston Rockets at Staples Center.Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers said prior to tipoff that Paul, who missed the first two games of the series in Houston, would be in the lineup, but will face “restricted minutes.” Paul will probably be limited to about 20 minutes, according to Rivers.last_img