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HEALTH

Here’s my suggestion for a disaster plan

July 9th, 2020|

As a Commanding Officer in the Air Force, I had disaster plans in place. We followed the wartime disaster plan to the letter when I sent 147 of my personnel to Desert Shield. We knew in advance that there would be an increase in COVID-19 cases when the lockdowns ended. However, the goal was never to make the virus go away. The actual goal was to allow us to have enough medical resources to handle the expected future increase. The manufacturing industry made more needed Personal Protective Equipment. They made other needed medical resources. They did their share. The medical industry put additional resources in place. They also learned about better ways of treating COVID patients to help lower mortality. They did their share.  During the recent lockdowns we had rather steady levels of infection for the months of April, May and June. So that would leave us with 90 days to build a plan. If I was the one building such a disaster plan, it would include the following aspects at a minimum: • A nationwide computerized reporting system so that every hospital with ICU beds could give a real time update on conditions to a central [...]

CHURCH

Sandwich supper

July 9th, 2020|

There will be a sandwich supper featuring the Wheatley Methodist Church’s  famous oyster fritters, hamburgers and hot dogs on Friday, July 17 at the church, which is located near Galestown. Outside serving available from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Current Maryland COVID-19 guidelines will be observed.  Wheatley Church is located at 5802 Wheatley Church Road just off Maryland 313 two miles north of Sharptown and two miles south of Eldorado. Call 302-536-7796 for additional information.

Vacation Bible School

July 9th, 2020|

Good News Club invites you to attend Vacation Bible School July 13-17 from 6-8 p.m. at Laurel River Park. There will be a lite meal, songs, Bible adventure and games. Signup is required. Call 302-502-5696 to register. CDC rules apply.

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Patricia Ann Wooters Baker, 81

Patricia Ann Wooters Baker of Greenwood passed from this life on Thursday, July 2 at Bayhealth Milford Campus. Mrs. Baker was born in Cordova, Md., daughter of Clarence and Anita Wooters. She was the youngest [...]

Francis “Frank” Moynihan, 66

Francis “Frank” Moynihan died peacefully on June 20 in Austin due to complications of renal cell carcinoma. Frank was born on July 8, 1953 in Seaford to Helen and Edward Moynihan. An avid musician, Frank [...]

Glenda Fern Byler, 70

Glenda Fern Byler died peacefully in her home, surrounded by family, on July 4, 2020 at 7:35 p.m. in Greenwood after battling pancreatic cancer. Glenda was born on Feb. 26, 1950 in Greenwood to Mark [...]

Marion B. White, 91

Marion B. White of Bridgeville passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. He was born in Laurel on Aug, 1, 1928, son of the late Marion I. and Sally Mae (McGee) White. [...]

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