CBD May Prevent COVID-19 Infection but Don’t Start Popping Gummies Just Yet

Cannabis may come to the rescue during the coronavirus health pandemic, new research suggests. But smoking marijuana joints or hitting that vaporizer will not save you from COVID-19. Neither will CBD-laced gummy candy from the local weed dispensary. But chemical compounds inside the cannabis plant, only the hemp-derived CBD though not THC-laden marijuana, could be … Read more

Flint Public Schools Staying Virtual Indefinitely Due To Large Amount Of Positive COVID-19 Cases

(CBS DETROIT) – Flint students will remain out of the classroom even longer due to a surge of new COVID-19 cases. The superintendent says more than 10% of COVID-19 tests in the district are positive, which is an all-time high for the district. READ MORE: Consumer Alert: How To Avoid Fake N95, KN95 Masks Students … Read more

Dallas ISD: A Lot Involved In Keeping Doors Open During COVID-19 Surge

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – As the Omicron surge sickens even the vaccinated, local schools are working harder than ever to keep classrooms staffed. Still. The announcements come almost daily that schools are being forced to shut down for several days because too many teachers and staff are out sick. Larger districts, obviously, have more resources, but … Read more

The omicron-driven COVID-19 surge hit some Texas restaurants and bars harder than others | Houston Public Media

Many Texas restaurants and bars have been forced to temporarily close — for days, a week, sometimes more — as this latest wave of COVID-19 causes staffing shortages and other challenges. As the Omicron variant began to spread late last year, bar owner Lee Daugherty grew concerned. He started implementing serious protocols among his staff … Read more