Allegheny College Opens Campus to Students after Extensive Preparations For COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

MEADVILLE, Pa., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold, has taken extensive and creative steps to maximize learning during the current pandemic.  Aiming to keep students, faculty, staff and its local Pennsylvania community as safe as possible from the spread of COVID-19, the college welcomed more than 1,400 students and implemented mandatory COVID-19 testing through a staggered return-to-campus. The fall semester began Aug. 31.

With swift protocols implemented for testing, face coverings and physical isolation during its first four weeks, the college has been holding the COVID-19 infection rate to less than 1 percent at any given time, with an average of less than 0.5 percent of the campus population testing positive most days.

The physical and emotional health and safety of both the campus and local Meadville communities has

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Premier Mental Wellness and Addiction Therapy Center in Miami, FL Offers Implicit Bias Training and Extensive Telehealth Programming

MIAMI, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In July of this year, the team at GIA Miami — led by Executive Chairman and world-renowned neuroscientist Dr. Antonello Bonci — began to treat patients struggling with mental wellness issues and a broad range of addictive behaviors. Starting in September, GIA Miami has added implicit bias training to its extensive list of services.

The term “implicit bias” refers to attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions without our being aware of them. They can be particularly damaging when it comes to interacting with others in social situations and the workplace.

Racism, gender biases, biases involving sexual orientation, and discrimination of any form can no longer be tolerated. It is more important now than ever before that municipal governments, police agencies, employers, institutions of higher education, healthcare systems, and businesses put mechanisms and safeguards in place to ensure that issues

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