Students will have virtual classes Monday. On Friday the Cape May County Department of Health advised Cape May County Superintendents that the Southeast region, which includes the Ocean City School District, may be moving into a high-risk level for community COVID-19 transmission.The CDC and New Jersey Health Department have already established guidelines, referred to as the COVID-19 Regional Risk Matrix, for schools within high-risk communities.These guidelines include but are not limited to, school districts considering going fully remote, extra guidelines on cleaning and disinfecting, identifying close contact cases, restricting activities that involve close interaction, as well as not mixing cohorts.The Health Department is anticipating that they will know more on the high-risk level status by this Wednesday, Nov. 25.People may refer to the attached letter by Dr. Taylor and the COVID-19 Regional Matrix Flyer for more information.To read Dr. Taylor’s letter go to: https://ocnjdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/OCSD-11-23-2020-message-potential-high-risk-status-and-impact.pdfUpdates will be posted via SwiftK-12 messaging, social media, as well as the OCSD website. The current Hybrid Plan and additional COVID-Prevention guidelines can be found on the district website, oceancityschools.org.
Phil Lesh & Friends just announced the ensemble’s lineup for the upcoming two-night run at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York, across May 26th and 27th. The run constitutes the Grateful Dead’s bassist’s 68th and 69th shows since 2012, and is bound to be something special. For their first performance on May 26th, Lesh will be joined by Karl Denson (Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe), Robert Randolph, Jackie Greene, Ross James, Jason Crosby, Tony Leone, and Alex Koford. On Saturday night, Karl Denson, Robert Randolph, Ross James, Jason Crosby, Tony Leone, and Alex Koford will return to the Capitol with Lesh, along with Neal Casal subbing in for Jackie Green on guitar. Tickets for the show at the legendary venue are available here, and the full lineups for each night can be viewed below.[Photo courtesy of Andrew Blackstein]
Coronavirus numbers: For a map detailing where cases are located in the county, click here. (WBNG) — Broome County Executive Jason Garnar announced the county will hold a public hearing to address its COVID-19 post-disaster recovery plan. The hearing will be held at 5 p.m. on June 10 via Zoom. Additionally, Garnar says the Broome County Public Library will begin allowing curbside pickup Mondday. There are 80 active cases of the coronavirus in Broome County. 45 people have died from the virus and 462 people recovered. In total, 587 cases of the virus have been reported. Broome County June 5 coronavirus update Garnar also says the county is on track to move onto phase three. County updates