In a Facebook post, they said it was because of a lack of guidance from New York State with the uncertainty of permits being issued and guidelines recently obtained from the Delaware County Department Public Health. They continued on to say they hope to be able to hold it again from August 16 to the 21 in 2021. “We understand the hardship and heartbreak that this will bring to the exhibitors, vendors, and fairgoers that flock to see and participate in our event. We are all in a heightened sense of uncertainty and understand the impact this will have on more than 140 people we employ annually and the economy of Walton and Delaware County as a whole. The Delaware County Fair Board takes pride in providing a safe event for all and, with the challenges COVID 19 brings, it’s obvious we cannot do that.” WALTON (WBNG)- On Monday night, the Delaware County Fair Board announced they will be canceling the 2020 Delaware County fair. In a statement the board said,
The book is titled “Global Health Impact: Extending Access to Essential Medicines,” and explores the lack of access to medicine many people face across the world, while focusing on developing countries. Split into three parts, her book seeks to help in inspire readers to come up with creative ways to address the issue of medical access on a global scale. She says the answers are in her book. In it, Hassoun says she makes the argument that pharmaceutical companies, countries and organizations need to do their part to make sure everyone has access to medications that people rely on to combat disease and sickness. Professor of Philosophy Nicole Hassoun began writing the book in 2012. “What is going on in global health?” she asks. “What does the global health landscape even look like? What are pharmaceutical companies even doing? How come the medicine costs are so high?” Hassoun told 12 News she wrote the book to provoke thoughts and answer tough questions. (WBNG) — A Binghamton University professor has authored a new book which argues everyone in the world should have access to basic medicines. “I mean the idea that people should have a human right to health that protects their right to live minimally well is important no matter where we are,” Hassoun said. “We need to think creatively to come up with solutions to all the problems that we are facing.” The book’s publishing release was delayed a year in the United States, but will officially hit the shelves next Friday, July 17.
Houses of worship may function at only 50% capacity.A maximum of 25 people will be allowed at indoor and outdoor mass gatherings.Only four people will be allowed per table for indoor and outdoor dining.Schools will remain open, but mandatory weekly testing of students, staff and teachers will be required for in person settings. (WBNG) — Broome County Executive Jason Garnar announced Wednesday that rules for the state’s New Cluster Action Initiative begins Oct. 9. The yellow zone means that the virus is spreading rapidly, but not as fast as its spreading in orange and red zones. Currently, Queens and Brooklyn are considered red zones. These mandates will be in affect for 14 days. On Oct. 9, the following actions will take affect: Here is the map of the Broome County cluster — with a yellow zone — along with the guidance: pic.twitter.com/isgeAqtOET— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) October 6, 2020 Parts of Broome County are in the initiative’s “yellow zone,” including: Binghamton, Johnson City and Endicott. Additionally, the county executive is asking people to stay home to slow the spread of the virus.