COVID-19 cases reported at Lake Creek High School in Montgomery

Multiple cases of the novel coronavirus has been reported at Lake Creek High School in the Montgomery Independent School District.

According to the district’s COVID-19 tracker, which was updated on Wednesday, the majority of the positive cases or exposed cases were reported at Lake Creek High School where masks are required.

The high school’s principal was hospitalized for 51 days with COVID-19 earlier this year and has recovered from the virus.

The district’s LCHS data shows that 6 students tested positive, 2 staff members tested positive, 52 students are exposed/symptomatic, and 5 staff members are exposed/symptomatic. The dashboard reported that the district has a total of 103 current exposed/symptomatic students, 5 current exposed/symptomatic staff, 9 current students with positive cases, and 4 current staff with positive cases.

Information from the district stated students who are “exposed/symptomatic” are “individuals who are required to quarantine because they were either in close contact

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Lake Houston area’s In the Pink shifts to online fundraiser amid pandemic

Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, the In the Loop campaign will replace the yearly In the Pink of Health Luncheon to raise money for Project Mammogram, which helps uninsured people receive free breast cancer screenings and services.

As the primary fundraising event for Project Mammogram, the annual In the Pink of Health Luncheon celebrates survivors, remembers those who are lost and offers a time for everyone to contribute in one way or another. The fundraiser last year was a bustling event lined with pink that featured large gift baskets for bid, a corner shop, an enormous ballroom filled with banquet tables and topped off with a server in a champagne flute dress handing out glasses and posing for photos.

Meanwhile, In the Loop is a virtual campaign that encourages Lake Houston area residents to support Project Mammogram. It will

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Over 50 Salt Lake City officers under quarantine ahead of vice presidential debate

The city has seen a rise in new cases over the last month.

Salt Lake City’s latest rise in novel coronavirus cases has affected dozens of the city’s police officers, with at least 9% under quarantine ahead of Wednesday night’s vice presidential debate.

As of Tuesday evening, 17 officers tested positive for COVID-19, and 52 were in quarantine, Detective Michael Ruff told ABC News. On Monday, the department said 15 officers tested positive and 25 others were under quarantine.

A 2019 report by the Salt Lake City police department said the force had 542 uniformed officers, and Ruff could not say how much that number has changed over the year.

Ruff the department’s duties during the debate at the University of Utah shouldn’t be hindered because other agencies, including the university police,

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When VP candidates debate in Salt Lake City, they can see changes on health care’s frontlines

When the VP candidates debate in Salt Lake City, they can see changes in health care’s frontlines

a laptop on a table: When VP candidates debate in Salt Lake City, they can see changes on health care's frontlines

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When VP candidates debate in Salt Lake City, they can see changes on health care’s frontlines

Winston Churchill did something compelling when Nazi bombers attacked London at the start of World War II. Instead of rushing to a bomb shelter, he climbed to a rooftop so he could see what was happening. After the attacks, he visited bombed-out sites to see the impact on the communities he served.


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“Churchill toured the worst-hit areas on foot,” one historian recalled. His bodyguard said, “He could no more stay out of a raid than he could sit still in a debate in Parliament.”

My point is to invite Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Vice President Mike Pence to take this same kind of close-up look at health care when they come

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Traces of coronavirus found in Lake Superior water, researchers say

Traces of the novel coronavirus were found in water samples taken from Lake Superior beaches in Duluth, Minn., according to researchers with the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus.

Since July, researchers have collected water samples from eight different beaches in Duluth in an effort to better understand how the novel virus “acts in the water and whether it can spread there,” the Star Tribune reported. (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there is “no evidence that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can spread to people through water” at oceans, lakes and other natural bodies of water, as well as pools, water playgrounds and hot tubs.)

"The research team describes the detection level at 100 to 1,000 copies per liter, or 10,000 times lower than levels observed in wastewater," the researchers said.

“The research team describes the detection level at 100 to 1,000 copies per liter, or 10,000 times lower than levels observed in wastewater,” the researchers said.

In September, the researchers found traces of SARS-Cov-2 for the first time in

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Lake Jackson boil advisory; Josiah McIntyre


Gov. Greg Abbott  declared a state of disaster in a Texas county after a deadly brain-eating amoeba was detected in a city’s water supply and tied to the death of 6-year-old boy this month.

Residents of Lake Jackson were advised to boil their water before using it after Naegleria fowleri was found in their water system. A previous warning that extended to other cities in Brazoria County said not to use the water at all, but that warning was lifted, and now only the boil advisory remains in effect for Lake Jackson.

Abbott on Sunday declared a disaster in Brazoria County, saying that three of 11 water tests in the county found N. fowleri, “posing an imminent threat to public health and safety, including loss of life.”

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality said it was alerted Friday evening to the presence of N. fowleri in the Brazosport Water

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Disaster declared in Lake Jackson after brain-eating amoeba was found in city’s water supply

Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration on Sunday after a brain-eating amoeba was discovered in the water supply for Lake Jackson, Texas. The disaster declaration extends across Brazoria County, where Lake Jackson is located.

On Saturday, the city’s mayor issued a similar disaster declaration.

The disaster declaration comes after the death of a 6-year-old boy who was infected by a brain-eating amoeba, according to Lake Jackson City

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Mom shares warning after son, 9, dies of carbon monoxide poisoning on lake trip

It was supposed to be a fun boating outing for the Free family of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, but by the end of day on the water, tragedy had struck.

“It was our first trip to Lake Eufaula,” Cassandra Free told TODAY Health, referring to the Oklahoma’s largest lake in the eastern part of the state. It was June 6 when she and her family went out boating on the lake with a family friend. Each of the adults had 20-plus years of boating experience.

After a day at the rear of a boat, Free’s youngest child, Andrew Brady, 9, fell unconscious into the lake and never woke up again. It was later revealed that the boy, who loved the outdoors and his friends and family, had died of carbon monoxide poisoning, something Free said she had no idea could happen on a boat.

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