Day: February 5, 2021

Mandatory hotel quarantine in Canada for international travel could be coming ‘very quickly’

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    TORONTO, Ontario (CTV News) — New restrictions requiring international travellers to quarantine in hotel rooms at their own expense if arriving or returning to the country are expected to come into effect “quickly,” according to a spokesperson from the Transport Minister.

On Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced new measures to discourage flying and hopefully prevent more cases of the novel coronavirus variants from coming into Canada.

Among them was the a requirement for arriving flyers to quarantine in an approved hotel for up to three days until they receive results from a COVID-19 test taken at the airport — a requirement that he said would become official “in the coming weeks.”

While a specific date for the requirement has yet to be announced, a spokesperson for the Transport Minister Omar Alghabra, told CTV News in an email that with measures

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Tours available of Topeka Woman’s Club building, as renovations continue

The new owners of the historic Woman’s Club of Topeka building are preparing to offer “bare bones” tours of the space, and ticket sales from the tours will benefit a local nonprofit.

According to a news release Tuesday from owners Shelby Brokaw and Courtney Stemler, tours of the building will be offered the third weekend in February.

Those who decide to embark on a tour can expect to see historic features of the building that have been uncovered during the renovation process, as the new owners transform the former Woman’s Club into a downtown event venue named “The Beacon.” Those touring the space will also hear about the owners’ upcoming plans.

Stemler said in an interview Tuesday with The Topeka Capital-Journal that she and her co-owners are nearing the end of phase one of the renovation process, which includes demolition in some areas and working with the project architect to

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Mayor Todd Gloria Proclaims February 1 “Travel Nurse Day” in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Aya Healthcare, the digitally driven healthcare staffing company with the most clinicians fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, is proud to announce that February 1, 2021 is “Travel Nurse Day” in the City of San Diego. Todd Gloria, the city’s 37th mayor, issued the proclamation recognizing Aya Healthcare and its 19,000 dedicated travel nurses and allied health professionals working courageously on the frontlines in the hardest-hit communities throughout San Diego and across the country.

“Travel nurses have been integral in the fight against COVID-19,” said VP of Employee Experience at Aya Healthcare, Amber Zeeb. “We want to thank the mayor for honoring their tireless and live-saving efforts with this proclamation. We’re experiencing an unprecedented demand for travel nurses and our corporate employees are working around the clock to ensure our hospitals are fully staffed.”

Travel nursing was developed in response to

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