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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Knox County’s Board of Health will soon lose its regulating power and become an advisory board. Over the past year, the health board has enacted a handful of regulations and resolutions related to public health. Last month, Knox County Commission voted to strip the board of its policy-making ability. The move …

Chuck E. Cheese has resumed its Sensory Sensitive Sundays program, which had been on pause because of the pandemic, to give children with autism a more inclusive space to play. The program’s relaunch Sunday coincided with Autism Acceptance Month.  “Every child deserves a place where they feel safe,” said Zoila Gonzalez, the assistant manager of …

While the pandemic has caused massive upheavals, it has also forced universities to use technology to bring in much-needed change and innovations This article, written by Bill Flanagan, University of Alberta, originally appeared on The Conversation and has been republished here with permission: The impacts and burdens of COVID-19 are distributed in a highly uneven fashion. …

These days, it’s easy to feel vulnerable when it comes to your health. I talk about that a lot with my patients, many of whom are feeling heightened fear and uncertainty during the pandemic. The best part of my job as a primary care doctor is reassuring them that we’re not powerless, even against some …

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – Grammy Award-winning country artist Travis Tritt will perform at Mountain Health Arena. His performance will be on May 14, 2021 at 8 p.m. This is the first concert at the arena since the pandemic. Mountain Health Arena says in order to allow for social distancing and reduced capacity, a limited number …

CLEVELAND, Ohio — More than 3,600 American health care workers are believed to have died during the pandemic’s first year; and scammers are selling proof-of-vaccination cards. Cleveland.com is rounding up some of the most notable coronavirus news making headlines online. Here’s what you need to know for Friday, April 9. Pandemic death toll on health …

Many companies made changes to survive the pandemic. For tech companies, the changes were also about seizing opportunities to thrive as life abruptly moved online. Few companies have juggled these risks and rewards in as many industries, across as many countries, as Prosus, an Amsterdam-based conglomerate that in 2019 was spun out of Naspers, the …

The pandemic has hit hard many disabled people. Google Images It’s no stretch to say the year-long coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone. The only differentiator is degrees. Those in marginalized communities have bore the brunt of the hardships, seen recently in the spate of anti-AAPI attacks around the nation. Amongst marginalized and underrepresented groups, much …

Finance teams are leveraging data to increase efficiency. getty The future of work is here. Covid-19 accelerated mega-trends that were taking shape, like hybrid work schedules or virtual customer service. But a less discussed aspect of work is time utilization by high-skilled employees. To find out more about this, I spoke with Efrain Rivera, the …

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) released an update to their survey report from last fall on teacher and parent views toward education technology (edtech), data, and privacy. CDT’s research shows that support for continued online learning is strong, with 85 percent of teachers and 74 percent …