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MSJC makes hospital face shields

Mt. San Jacinto College is making face shields for local hospitals. The shields, which are being donated to medical facilities that have requested them, will give medical workers an extra layer of protection in their battle against COVID-19, according to a statement.  Those hospitals include Hemet Global and Menifee Global …

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Riverside County allows golf course to reopen

Golf tournament helps charities

Riverside County golfers are free to tee it up and start playing again, providing they abide by certain conditions related to controlling the potentially deadly COVID-19. County health officials on Monday issued a revised ruling of an April 2 public health order which allows golf courses to reopen this week, …

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Riverside County to open fifth COVID-19 test center

A fifth testing site for COVID-19 will open in Riverside County. The clinic at the Blythe Fairgrounds, 591 N. Olive Lake Blvd., is scheduled to open Wednesday and will operate for four days, according to Dr. Cameron Kaiser, the county’s public health officer. Anyone who wants to be tested should …

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CVB Financial donates to non-profits

CVB Financial Corp., the holding company for Citizens Business Bank, is donating $355,900 to community organizations, mostly in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The donations, which are being distributed now, will support food banks, economic development, and affordable housing in Southern and Central California, according to a statement. “We have …

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Device would make it easier, and safer, to treat patients with serious viral diseases

Two local manufacturers and a physician are trying to get federal government approval of the Patient Isolation Unit, which has its origin in the Ebola virus outbreak of several years ago. Two Inland Empire manufacturers and a physician have developed a see-through protective enclosure that allows doctors and nurses to …

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Bonds will help pay for Las Vegas rail project

A state agency has approved the second half of $600 million in bond allocations that will help pay for the Virgin Train XpressWest rail project, which will connect Southern California to Las Vegas. The private equity bonds, OK’d by the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee, will be funded through a …

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