Afternoon News Brief
Written by Tom Tharp on September 23, 2020
Are your kids doing virtual learning only? They still have to have their shots. Parents are being caught off guard as schools are telling them their kids aren’t allowed to join virtual classrooms if they aren’t vaccinated. Many parents did not keep up with their children’s regular checkups as dr’s offices switched to virtual checkups or suspended all visits unless the patient was deathly ill. The New York State Department of Health law requires all students to be caught up with their vaccinations in order to attend school both in person and using a virtual classroom.
Your COVID update: Genesee county has 1 new case and 2 new people are on travel quarantine. Orleans county has 1 new case and 5 new people are on travel quarantine. Albion Central School District has 1 positive student who has been put on isolation at home. There are 6 active cases in Genesee county and 4 in Orleans county.
The interpretive center at the Genesee County park and forest is offering science experiences for kids 3 years old through 12th grade. Students explore the natural world and discover the fascinating lives of forest animals and plants at the Interpretive Nature Center. Hikes, outdoor scavenger hunts, and handmade crafts are all part of this adventure. The classes are on Wednesdays and Thursdays and go from today through December 9th. Preregistration is required and students are 5 dollars a class or there is a discount for taking the whole series of classes. Call (585) 344-1122 for details.