Visiting restrictions in place in UHL due to vomiting bug

first_imgPredictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Email Facebook TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post Print Previous articleGalway next as Limerick bask in comeback win against TipperaryNext articleMeals for Millennials | Veganuary | EPS 002 Meghann Scully Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Linkedin WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads center_img WhatsApp Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LimerickNewsVisiting restrictions in place in UHL due to vomiting bugBy Meghann Scully – January 30, 2020 422 Advertisement University Hospital LimerickVisiting restrictions are now in place in University Hospital Limerick due to a outbreak of a vomiting bug.Staff are managing the outbreak of the norovirus in one ward at present.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Members of the public are advised that norovirus is circulating in the community and therefore members of the public should not visit anyone in hospital if they themselves are unwell. Symptoms include vomiting, abdominal cramps and diarrhoea.This is important as there have been previous outbreaks secondary to vomiting episodes by visitors on the hospital wards.People with symptoms are advised to contact their GP by phone in the first instance and avoid presenting at the Emergency Department at UHL. Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live last_img read more

Swanson gets 19th first place finish as Emperor’s Challenge celebrates twenty years

first_imgTUMBLER RIDGE, B.C. – Victoria resident and mountain runner Kris Swanson was once again the first to cross the finish line at the 20th Annual Emperor’s Challenge in Tumbler Ridge last Saturday.Swanson, who has competed in the 20-kilometre foot race over the summit of Mt. Babcock every year since its inception, racked up his 19th first place finish with a time of 1:25:01.The top finisher from the Peace Region was Grande Prairie resident Brandon Wladyko, who finished third overall with a time of 1:36:18, while Tumbler Ridge resident Daniel Helm finished fourth in the men’s 20-kilometre race, in 1:41:47.- Advertisement -In a star-studded field in the Women’s event, Canadian cross-country running team member Lindsay Carson became the first to break the 1:40 barrier, finishing with a time of 1:39:42, followed by Jocelyn Poirier-Hardy.Fort St. John resident Julianne Kucheran, who was the top female contestant last year, finished 6th among ladies with a time of 2:01:49.Cecil Lake resident Wendy Giesbrecht, who finished 30 seconds behind Kucheran in 2017, managed to finish 4th among women with a time of 1:58:00.Advertisement Though the Emperor’s Challenge organizers increased the number of spots in this year’s race to 1100, those spots filled up in less than ten hours when registration opened in April. “My admiration for the race organizers to so consistently run this event with such preparation and competence runs deep,” said Swanson after his win. “The positive energy that radiates in the Tumbler Ridge community during the time of the Emperor’s Challenge is infectious. Every year my experience here leaves me with a refreshed spirit.”The 2018 event was held in ideal sunny conditions, preceded by three days of thick smoke and followed by a day of drizzle.This year featured 857 finishers, the most ever in the history of the event. Over 60 percent of the participants were female.Fifty-four athletes received their in-perpetuity bibs for having completed five Challenges, nine received framed prints for having completed ten Challenges, and four (Swanson, Birgit Sharman, Charles Helm and Carina Helm) received special awards for having completed all twenty events.Advertisementlast_img read more

StarStudded Concert To Benefit Kate Winslets Golden Hat Foundation

first_imgPBS composer Tim Janis will bring together some of today’s most beloved female artists to celebrate and foster awareness of those living with autism on Friday, November 30th at Carnegie Hall, by benefitting Kate Winslet’s Golden Hat Foundation.Grammy award-winner Sarah McLachlan, internationally acclaimed singer/song writer Loreena McKennitt, multi-platinum selling Irish singer Andrea Corr, and classical crossover sensation Hayley Westenra — who with their profound voices and compelling songs have attracted millions of enthusiastic listeners worldwide — will now lend their support to The Golden Hat Foundation.The Golden Hat Foundation is committed to eliminating barriers for people with autism and creating an environment that celebrates these individuals as intellectually capable.Additional special guests include the new hit sensation Sleepy Man Banjo Boys, Dawn Kenney, and Amy Petty.Tickets for Tim Janis American Christmas Carol will be available via CarnegieCharge at (212) 247-7800 and at www.carnegiehall.org starting September 28th at 11am. All ticket proceeds will be donated to The Golden Hat Foundation.Source:PR Newswirelast_img read more