Hoping to slow an outbreak of Covid-19 cases among their students, a small college in Rhode Island announced a stay-at-home order this week.
“We are out of options,” Providence College President Rev. Kenneth Sicard said Thursday. “If we are not successful, we will have no alternative other than to shut down our campus for the remainder of the fall semester.”
The college moved to remote learning for at least a week after more than 80 students tested positive for the virus over two days, Sicard said. Indoor and outdoor gatherings and travel to bars, restaurants and neighborhood businesses are not allowed. Violations will result in “immediate interim suspensions,” the president
FAIRMONT — Commissioners here were told Tuesday that a new health-care facility is on its way to town.
Robeson Health Care Corporation CEO Tim Smith said a new medical center, which will be about 14,000 square feet in size, will be built at the site of the South Robeson Medical Center on South Walnut Street. The medical center and property are owned by the corporation.
Construction of the new facility will begin in the next 60 days, he said. The project will cost about $3.5 million.
“This is one that we’re very very proud of,” Smith said of the project.
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For years digital transformation has been one of the most consistent themes of enterprise tech, as companies across every industry begin the long slog toward modernizing their IT and their businesses.
When the coronavirus crisis upended the world, that plodding transition revved to warp speed. Companies that barely had an online presence had to shift their operations online nearly overnight.
“We will see five years