School leaders yesterday said the digital divide has long been realized but now it was hitting home.
And like the challenges other health care providers face during this coronavirus epidemic, home care agencies are now struggling to balance the sudden need for more protective gear, workforce shortages, unexpected costs and uncertain revenues. But in caring for people in private homes — instead of institutions — many of these struggles remain out of public view.
The Historic Harsimus and Jersey City Cemetery has secured of lovely area of the cemetery with 30 to 40 cremation niches. The niches which are about 12″ x 16″ and can hold a large sized urn. A small headstone can be placed on the niche and the cemetery will place a special memorial in this area to commemorate that these are victims of the Covid-19 virus pandemic.
Campus walk-throughs have gone virtual, decision dates have been delayed for many, enrollment trends are uncertain, but counselors say the kids will be alright.
While there are some signs the impact of the coronavirus may be lessening in New Jersey, state officials have distributed guidelines to help hospitals allocate patient resources if there are widespread shortages of things like ventilators or other critical-care supplies.
When completed, the Jersey Avenue Bridge will feature one lane for southbound drivers and one for northbound traffic and will allow park-goers to drive over the Morris Canal and onto a connecting roadway that will lead them into and out of the park. The bridge and roadway will also have bike and pedestrian lanes.
Customers of those stores must also wear cloth face coverings while on the premises, including at restaurants and bars for take-out orders (with exemptions for children under 2 and for people where a face covering inhibits their health).
“The cop has two kids, and he’s desperate for day care. We get a lot of calls, and there’s a lot of need for help, especially for infants and toddlers,” Rodriguez said, who continues to try to find a place for the police officer’s child as her limited spaces fill up. “What they’re offering in terms of the number of day-care centers is not enough.”
Very few people are questioning the governor’s sincerity. In general, he’s gotten high marks for his handling of the coronavirus crisis. But his executive order this week closing all state and county parks has managed to unite progressives and conservatives in opposition to the new rules.
An ICU nurse at Jersey City Medical Center provided Jersey City Times with an account of nursing work at the hospital under Covid-19.