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FIRST-LINE FAMILY PHYSICIANS: Vincent Scialdone is a doctor whose entire practice now wears scrubs instead of shirts and pants. He undresses in the garage when he comes home and puts the scrubs in a plastic bag so as not to bring germs to his family. Then he takes a shower. “Like most doctors, most parents, we are concerned about bringing this home, our wives and our children,” said Scialdone. Hundreds of family and primary care physicians in central New York suddenly found themselves at the forefront of the fight against coronavirus. (Photo by Scott Schild)
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2 additional deaths in Onondaga County: In three hours on Thursday, Onondaga County announced two deaths from the coronavirus. There are now 301 confirmed coronavirus infections in the county, including 24 new cases reported on Thursday.
Family physicians on the frontline of the virus: Hundreds of family and primary care physicians in central New York suddenly found themselves at the forefront of the fight against coronavirus. The goal is the same as always: to help their patients feel better. But so many other things have completely changed in an attempt to limit the risk of spreading COVID-19 to other patients, staff, themselves and their families.
Farmers markets remain open, increase precautions: Several farmer’s markets in central New York will remain open and increase safety measures amid the rapid spread of coronaviruses in the state. Local farmers ‘and vendors’ markets have increased packaging and disinfection to protect buyers and themselves from the virus.
What if the state of NY lacks fans? New York could exhaust its supply of fans in just six days at the rate they are using them now, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday. After the New York stock was empty, Cuomo said the state would get creative.
National network workers living in the office: Two hundred National Grid employees, including 50 in the Syracuse area, literally live in the office – 24 hours a day, seven days a week – to ensure that the utility’s power grid and gas distribution system continue to operate. operate during the coronavirus epidemic.
CNY Heroes: “Our first thought was: how are we going to feed the children?” (video): In Groton School District, Tompkins County, six yellow school buses travel 215 collective kilometers each weekday morning to deliver an average of 350 breakfasts and 350 lunches. However, they bring more than meals – dressed in costumes and big smiles, they provide much-needed fun and laughter. “Everyone is nervous and scared. Children are nervous, parents are nervous. Why not help them all smile a little? “
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A man found dead: A 30-year-old man was found dead on Tuesday in Cortland County after lawmakers noticed the man’s body near a road, according to the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office.
Fish Fry Tour, stop # 11: Something completely different: Our reporter, Charlie Miller, had no less than 15 haddock sandwiches or fish platters during his CNY fish fries tour. Each was delightfully different in their own way. But the sandwich from Kiki’s authentic Greek cuisine to Camillus wins the blue ribbon for originality.
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WILL THE BACKCOURT DEPTH BE AN ORANGE QUESTION? The sport may have stopped because of the coronavirus epidemic, but Mike’s mailbox will continue as long as the questions keep coming (and they have been). This week, questions addressed by Mike Waters include: How concerned should SU fans be with the depth of the guard, with only Buddy Boeheim and Joe Girard (above) returning from this year’s team? Could Buddy become the 3-point SU career leader before he finishes? And a big anecdotal question – When Leo Rautins tipped the match winner over Villanova in the 1981 Big East final at the dome, who took the original photo? Find out the answers to these questions and more. (Photo by Dennis Nett)
Ready for a bigger role? Quincy Guerrier has the tenacity, the body, the work ethic. With Elijah Hughes eventually switching to professional basketball, the Orange may need someone to replace Hughes at the front end. Warrior is the likely SU candidate (Exclusive subscriber).
MLB stars help minor leaguers: Given that almost all major league players have reached this level via a journey through the miners, it is understandable that they have empathy for today’s prospects. In fact, several MLB stars have stepped deep into their wallets to help gamers at lower levels during the coronavirus pandemic.
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