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                                                                                      COMMUNITY UPDATE


                                                                               GL, a recognized authority on clinical   might be experiencing stroke symptoms
                                                                               excellence,” said Amy Mansue, president   to call 911 immediately. Early diagnosis
                                                                               and CEO of Inspira Health. “If you or a   and treatment of stroke significantly
                                                                               loved one needs stroke care, you can be   reduce the possibility of permanent
                                                                               confident that our hospitals will provide   disability. In most cases, clot-busting
                                                                               timely evidence-based care. We are grateful   drugs can only be administered within
                                                                               to every physician and staff member at   a few hours of the onset of stroke
                                                                               Inspira who provides this critical care at   symptoms.
                                                                               a moment’s notice, and we celebrate their   Inspira underwent a certification   compilation of specific, research-backed
                                                                               efforts in achieving Primary Stroke Center   process with DNV GL to earn the Primary   priorities and practices to accelerate
                                                                               accreditation.”                     Stroke Center designation. The DNV   learning. The health and safety guidance
                                                                                 Inspira’s advanced capabilities and   GL conducted thorough observations,   document released today replace the
                                                                               protocols for rapid response, diagnostic   interviews, and document reviews during   protocols outlined in Executive Order No.
                                                                               evaluation and treatment of stroke can   its certification audit to assess potential   175 and in the NJDOE’s The Road Back.
                                                                               reduce the risk of permanent disability. As   patient outcomes and processes, care and   “The recommendations we are releasing
                                                                               part of its community education efforts,   service quality, patient care environments,   today will provide school districts with a
                                                                               Inspira’s stroke teams urge anyone who   and more.                    roadmap to bring students and staff back to
                                                                                                                      DNV GL is a world-leading certification  safe, enriching school environments,” said
                                                                                                                   body helping various industries assure   Murphy. “This guidance will help districts
                                                                                Museum Passes                      the performance of their organizations,   and educators develop plans to meet their
                                                                                                                                                     student’s educational, social, emotional
                                                                                Are Back                           products, people, facilities and supply   and mental health needs. Our students
                                                                                                                   chains through certification, verification,
                                                                                   Cumberland County is proud      assessment, and training services.   and educators have displayed amazing
                                                                                to announce a new and improved     Specifically, within health care, the   resiliency during the pandemic, and I am
                                                                                Museum Passport program.           organization’s goal is to help achieve   pleased that the upcoming school year will
                                                                                Cumberland County Library          excellence by improving quality and patient  provide a sense of normalcy that students
                                                                                cardholders in good standing can   safety through hospital accreditation,   haven’t had since March 2020.”
                                                                                check out family passes good for free   managing infection risk, management   School Year 2021-2022 Health and
                                                                                admission to: The Academy of Natural   system certification and training.  Safety Guidance—The guidance document
                                                                                Sciences, Eastern State Penitentiary,                                details recommendations designed to
                                                                                Historic Cold Spring Village, The                                    provide a healthy and safe environment
                                                                                Museum of the American Revolution,   Governor Announces              for students and staff during the 2021-
           MENTAL HEALTH                                                        The National Constitution Center,   2021-2022 School Year            2022 school year. These strategies are
             URGENT CARE                                                        Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation   Guidance                       recommendations, not mandatory
                                                                                                                                                     standards. The absence of one or more of
                                                                                Museum, The Newark Museum of Art,
                                                                                and Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center.   Gov. Murphy, New Jersey Department  these strategies should not prevent school
            Get the help you need when you                                         For your convenience,  Museum   of Education (DOE) Acting Commissioner  facilities for opening for full-day, in-person
                                                                                                                   Dr. Angelica Allen-McMillan, and
                                                                                                                                                     operation. Schools are encouraged to
           need it! Mental Health Urgent Care                                   Passports are now available for a one   New Jersey Department of Health   implement as many layers as feasible while
                                                                                week checkout period.
          provides adults immediate access to                                      The passes can only be checked out   Commissioner Judy Persichilli last   providing full-time in-person instruction.
          services in a welcoming environment.                                  in-person on a first come-first served   week announced a series of coordinated   The strategies and procedures include,
                                                                                basis, and Museum Passports may not   recommendations and guidance documents  but are not limited to:
                                                                                be placed on hold.                 to assist school districts and educators as   • Maintaining physical distance between
                                                                                   Benefits of each pass vary, so make
              Get Help Today!                                                   sure to check on the group size limit   they develop local reopening plans for the  students to the extent practicable. This
                                                                                                                   2021-2022 school year. All public school
                                                                                                                                                     recommendation must not prevent a
                                                                                before planning your trip. Also, make   districts in New Jersey are expected to   school from offering fulltime in-person
                                                                                sure to check with the institution for   provide full-time, in-person instruction   learning; districts should implement
                                                                                visitor guidelines, ticket reservation   for the 2021-2022 school year. Documents  physical distancing only to the extent they
                                                                                information, and COVID restrictions.  released today will be critical as districts   are equipped to do so while still providing
                                                                                   Stop in and check one out for your   plan for full-time instruction and continue  regular in-person school operations.
                                                                                family! We hope everyone in the    the pathway to recovery from COVID-19.   • Interventions to aid with social
                                                                                community can take advantage of this   Today’s guidance includes health and   distancing include facing desks in the
                                                                                great program. They’re not just passes,   safety recommendations that provide   same direction and avoiding group seating
                                                                                but PASSPORTS to art, history, and   strategies to reduce risks to students   arrangements.
                                                                                culture in South Jersey and beyond!  and staff from COVID-19, while still   • Putting procedures in place to identify
                                                                                   For more information on Museum   prioritizing full-time, in-person learning;   and respond to a student or staff member
             1420 Lincoln Ave. | Vineland, NJ 08361                                                                a self-assessment of district readiness   who becomes ill with COVID-19 symptoms.
           856-537-2310 | www.oaksintcare.org                                   Passports, ask at the library circulation   to accelerate learning and to provide
                                                                                desk, or call us at 856-453-2210.                                       • Maintaining close communication
                                                                                                                   supportive school climates; and a   with local health departments to share
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