awareness

This page is a collection of publicly available situational awareness resources, presenting information from relevant Twitter feeds, the National Weather Service, global disaster map, and Rhode Island RhodeWay camera feeds. 

Because HCRI does not operate or maintain these resources, it cannot guarantee their validity or accuracy

Twitter Feeds

Summery impacts continue. Severe storms in Central High Plains to Upper Midwest, with significant damaging winds and very large hail possible in Central Plains. Persistent Excessive Heat in the Southwest and South Plains with critical fire weather in the Great Basin.

This is why we always recommend you stay inside during severe #thunderstorms – yikes! https://twitter.com/nowthisnews/status/1282770020334997508

“Dry” Heat or not, temperatures in excess of 110 degrees are dangerous. Stay hydrated, take frequent breaks and never leave anyone waiting in the car,

An Enhanced risk for severe storms, capable of producing damaging winds, large hail, and perhaps a couple tornadoes, is in place across portions of the central Plains into the Upper Mississippi Valley this afternoon and evening.

2020 #YTD global land & ocean surface temperature was 2nd highest on record — at 1.93°F (1.07°C) above avg. @NOAANCEIclimate

https://bit.ly/2CymFRa #StateOfClimate

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Usted puede marcar la diferencia en la salud de sus seres queridos y de su comunidad.
Descargue la aplicación #CrushCovidRI: https://bit.ly/2Oesx4k

When did you last clean your phone? It’s probably been a while. 😬

Your phone hosts a lot of germs and needs to be cleaned regularly. Here’s how you can sanitize it ➡️ https://youtu.be/eLvVkstsF5w

Cloth face coverings may help prevent the spread of #COVID19 when they are widely used in public settings. When you wear a face covering, you help protect those around you. When others wear one, they help protect people around them, including you. https://bit.ly/3ee8iP4

Stay out of the water if you have an open cut or wound, especially from surgery or piercing. If you do go in the water while a cut or wound is healing, cover it completely with a waterproof bandage. Learn more healthy swimming tips: https://bit.ly/31tsbPi.

REMINDER: COVID-19 press briefings/updates for Rhode Islanders are now being held weekly, Wednesdays at 1 pm. Sign up at the link below for daily email updates.

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I won’t be holding a press conference today, but you can sign up for daily alerts from my office here: https://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/manage/optin?v=001LNXi484o9O0oTKC4RiktJNV8vSH2QDjX-PmGlMKb_xVkROTBhC8zz0zJYH9AHIx553nTM9wu1W-m31WLdeSCJRa6dxy_D7AkJqspByTPWMnWF9gJf1sNYLxZdOQdC-DOYf7Zn9xvrCfUDVSxSKnRWvZ4PZ12AHfe

Tomorrow, I’ll be joined by Rhode Island elected officials and community partners to give an update on the weR1 Rhode Island Relief Fund. You can join us at http://facebook.com/GinaMRaimondo tomorrow, July 10th, at 9:00 a.m.

If you’re traveling from one of 28 states with 5% or greater test positive rate – you either need to quarantine for 14 days OR have a negative test result.

.@GovRaimondo: Businesses have had a month to adjust. If we see egregious disregard for the rules, businesses will be issued a compliance order or fined immediately. 2nd time: you’re going to be issued a fine or you’re going to be shut down until you demonstrate changes.

Do you have signs posted for employees and customers describing your business’ #COVID-19 rules, such as wearing of masks and social distancing? Do you have screening requirements displayed at the entrance of your business? Find out more here 👉 http://ow.ly/HHZ650Ap3QN

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Cloth face coverings may help prevent the spread of #COVID19 when they are widely used in public settings. When you wear a face covering, you help protect those around you. When others wear one, they help protect people around them, including you. https://bit.ly/3ee8iP4

Public Health Professionals: Need #COVID19 resources for sharing? Check out CDC’s One-Stop Shop for COVID-19 Resources that range from youth sports to travel: https://bit.ly/3ejMFwA

Grieving the loss of a loved one while limiting social interaction is particularly difficult. Find ways to care for yourself and cope with stress while dealing with grief: https://bit.ly/38DAdq8. #COVID19 #grief

As summer temperatures rise, so do people’s interest in cooling off. Swim safely this summer. Here are some tips for how to safely enjoy public pools & water playgrounds this season: http://ow.ly/zepZ50AudBc #PrepYourHealth

Wearing a cloth face covering CORRECTLY can help prevent the spread of #COVID19 to others. When you go out on essential trips, follow these “do’s”. If you have a child, remember those under age 2 should not wear a face covering. See https://bit.ly/2R9av5m.

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Cloth face coverings may help prevent the spread of #COVID19 when they are widely used in public settings. When you wear a face covering, you help protect those around you. When others wear one, they help protect people around them, including you. https://bit.ly/3ee8iP4

“Dry” Heat or not, temperatures in excess of 110 degrees are dangerous. Stay hydrated, take frequent breaks and never leave anyone waiting in the car,

FEMA Administrator @FEMA_Pete and @femaregion6RA Tony Robinson are in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, today meeting with @LouisianaGov and @GOHSEP.

Is your child interested in disaster preparedness? Start them young! Next week, our Youth Preparedness Council members will attend the virtual YPC Summit to gain valuable skills from the subject matter experts at FEMA. Stay tuned for updates!

Learn more: https://www.ready.gov/kids/youth-preparedness-council/meet-the-council

☀️Are you experiencing a #heatwave? Avoid things like #heatexhaustion by watching what you eat and drink during the day. Find more tips here ➡️https://rdcrss.org/38QirAp

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The demand for N95s increased significantly due to #COVID19 & one solution has been to allow certain KN95 FFRs to be used. Learn about the respirator approval process, how to avoid purchasing fraudulent products, & how to report fraud in this fact sheet: https://files.asprtracie.hhs.gov/documents/fact-sheet-fraudulent-respirators-8-july-2020.pdf

Community based organizations! Check out this collection of resources from federal agencies to help you:

✔️ Return to Work
✔️ Support Clients & Caregiving Networks
✔️ Bring Innovation to CBO Services
✔️ Improve the Integration of CBOs

https://www.phe.gov/emergency/events/COVID19/atrisk/returning-to-work/Pages/default.aspx

.@BARDA, @JPEOCBRND and Retractable Technologies are working together at #WarpSpeed to increase the manufacturing capacity in the U.S. to produce safety needles and syringes needed to administer a #COVID19 vaccine.

.@BARDA, @JPEOCBRND have partnered with @BDandCo to work together at #Warpspeed to increase the manufacturing capacity in the U.S. to produce safety needles and syringes needed to administer #COVID19 vaccines and therapeutics.

Hospitals can use both alternate care sites & telemedicine to manage patient surge, social distancing & community mitigation. Learn how your hospital can leverage these tools effectively to provide high-quality care during the #COVID19 pandemic. https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6169046790557289485

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Weather Feed

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