CDC warns about rising flu cases in children, young adults

CDC warns about rising flu cases in children, young adults

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a health advisory Wednesday that cases of influenza have been rising among young adults in recent weeks.While flu cases are still low nationally, more than 90 percent are among children and young adults ages 5 to 24, according to the CDC. Most cases are of the H3N2 … Read more

British Columbia sees death toll rising from massive flood; Ottawa pledges aid

British Columbia sees death toll rising from massive flood; Ottawa pledges aid

ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia, Nov 17 (Reuters) – The death toll from massive floods and landslides that devastated parts of British Columbia is set to rise, with the Canadian province declaring a state of emergency on Wednesday and the federal government promising major help.Authorities have confirmed one death after torrential rains and mudslides destroyed roads and … Read more

With child care costs rising, state money may help some parents

With child care costs rising, state money may help some parents

The North Carolina Child Care Stabilization Grants, made possible by funding from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, will support working families with access to high-quality, affordable child care. The grants will also help early care and learning programs with recruitment and retention, enabling them to provide better wages and benefits to teachers, and … Read more