The American Heart Association is seeking parties interested in its Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund
I agree with Patricia Fong (October 3–9 Northwest Asian Weekly issue) that there is a big homeless problem in the Chinatown-International District (CID) and that the issues of Covid-19 exacerbate the situation even more. What I don’t agree with is the idea that removing these encampments is going to magically solve this problem.
Amidst the tropical trees and scrub brush, the trailer with its assortment of electronic gear, plastic tubing, and gigantic plastic tubs doesn’t look like much. But when attached to a pickup truck, it can be hauled all over the island and quickly turned into a portable shower unit for up to four people.
Healthcare professionals recommend you get your annual flu shot now—and are adding new ways to make it as safe and convenient as possible.
“They gave me a bag with a tube, with liquid to put the swab in and a swab. They don’t do it for you… you have to do it yourself. There’s a pocket farther in your nose, that if you reach it slowly, you will hear a poke. So much easier than I imagined!”
Han Bui, Everett