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Coronavirus Info from Ellis & Associates

Coronavirus Information – 2.10.2020 The Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a respiratory virus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China in January,2020. It is not that same as the coronaviruses that commonly circulate among humans and cause mild illness, like the common cold. It is more like two other coronaviruses that cause serious respiratory illnesses; Middle East

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Mark and Xavier at the gate of the pool at Ammon

Capacity for lifeguard staffs from city kids

Recorded this on May 17, 2019, a day after my 60th birthday. This year, we’ve been pushing some buttons to try to fix this lifeguard shortage. There are some new employees in Citiparks on Grant Street, and in PPS with Athletics as well as with PPS in terms of leadership for Physical Education and Health.

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Lifeguard Recruitment & Training Initiative

Progress Report More than thirty aquatic professionals, recreational leaders, institutional and community representatives and workforce development experts have been meeting in recent months to enhance cooperation, leverage resources, and combine energies in solving what is believed to be a critical shortage of lifeguards in the region.Defining the problem locally:Common-ground meetings to discuss recreation opportunities and matters

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