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Re: Is Covid Spiking in Boro Park?
« Reply #375 on: September 09, 2020, 03:08:47 PM »
Currently it is to get married in Lakewood or Monsey, it seems. Anyhow the wedding season ends tomorrow and what will happen in mid October when weddings start up again only the One Above knows.
I know someone who got engaged recently and they're making the wedding in lakewood (where the boy lives) instead of Brooklyn (where the girl lives) for this reason.
I wonder what people who type "u" instead of "you" do with all their free time.

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Re: Is Covid Spiking in Boro Park?
« Reply #376 on: September 09, 2020, 03:28:26 PM »
The Palace also closed.

I was at a wedding at a Boro Park hall a couple of weeks ago and the manager was very nervous. He showed me the texts he was getting from managers at the other BP halls that were closed down mid-wedding. The Palace, Chinka, Vishnitz and Ateres Chaya, I think.

I think they closed in response to the NY Post article and the spotlight it shone on them. But unless some were forcibly shut down by the authorities, I think they're all back up and running. My neighbor made a wedding in Ateres Chaya earlier this week. The invitation specified a specific door to enter through. There's a wedding in my shul at Kol Yaakov tonight, and another one tomorrow in BP (not sure where). I'm not going to any of them, but it's clear that Cuomo's threats were empty. I'm curious who called in FDNY to BP thought.

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Re: Is Covid Spiking in Boro Park?
« Reply #377 on: September 09, 2020, 03:58:19 PM »
Hearing that there were close to 30 Hatzoloh calls for covid in Cedarhurst/ North Woodmere?

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Re: Is Covid Spiking in Boro Park?
« Reply #378 on: September 09, 2020, 04:08:29 PM »
Hearing that there were close to 30 Hatzoloh calls for covid in Cedarhurst/ North Woodmere?
Not true.

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Re: Is Covid Spiking in Boro Park?
« Reply #379 on: September 09, 2020, 04:08:57 PM »
If only there were a solution to this.
Another thread where you have to try and show that you believe you are better then everyone else.

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Re: Is Covid Spiking in Boro Park?
« Reply #380 on: September 09, 2020, 04:11:50 PM »
Hearing that there were close to 30 Hatzoloh calls for covid in Cedarhurst/ North Woodmere?
Can't be, they all wear masks so transmission and viral loads are much smaller/ non existent. Only lakewood has covid calls.

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Re: Is Covid Spiking in Boro Park?
« Reply #381 on: September 09, 2020, 04:21:42 PM »
Not true.
K. Someone who lives in the area mentioned this. I guess they did not have accurate info.

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Re: Is Covid Spiking in Boro Park?
« Reply #382 on: September 09, 2020, 04:22:39 PM »
Can't be, they all wear masks so transmission and viral loads are much smaller/ non existent. Only lakewood has covid calls.

That's not true. My wife teaches in a BY in that area and the students are not required to wear masks. We aren't happy about it, but the school made policy.

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Re: Is Covid Spiking in Boro Park?
« Reply #383 on: September 09, 2020, 04:34:17 PM »
That's not true. My wife teaches in a BY in that area and the students are not required to wear masks. We aren't happy about it, but the school made policy.
I know some yeshivas left it up to the teachers..

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Re: Is Covid Spiking in Boro Park?
« Reply #384 on: September 09, 2020, 04:49:34 PM »
I have no inside knowledge regarding Hatzolah calls in the 5T. I do know that a shul in NW send out an email that there was a guest in the community over Shabbos who subsequently tested positive. He davened in several shuls - with a mask - but also attended a kiddush where he ate without a mask. So it is possible that this created an uptick in the area.

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Re: Is Covid Spiking in Boro Park?
« Reply #385 on: September 09, 2020, 04:50:45 PM »
That's not true. My wife teaches in a BY in that area and the students are not required to wear masks. We aren't happy about it, but the school made policy.

For comparison, here is BY Baltimore rules, which are being fully enforced. Some will love them, some will think they are excessive:

-Students without completed and signed forms will not be admitted to school. Once others have gone to class, any such student will be led to a quarantine spot and remain there until a form is submitted. The office will be able to address such situations only after school has begun. Students who arrive at school once the school day has started must turn in their forms before proceeding anywhere else in the building.

- Completing and signing COVID forms on a daily basis is demanding and challenging Ė but our key to being able to have safe, regular school.

-Masks need to be worn at all times except during lunch time (according to the guidelines below) and regular mask breaks at the end of each period.

-Enter and exit the building according to the front doorsí grade designations.

-Snacks may be eaten only when you are sitting at your desk, distanced from others, during mask off times, or outside if distanced. Bring your snack with you to class beforehand. This may be hard to get used to, but there is no eating, drinking, or snacking except according to the guidelines outlined here.

-Under these circumstances, we have received a psak that students eating in the classrooms may wash for motzei in the bathroom and make the bracha as you dry your hands outside the bathroom.

-Students may eat lunch at their distanced desks or outside (nowhere else in the building). You may eat with others outside if you are distanced at least five feet apart. There is very little room for this out front, and you may eat in the field. Those who eat in the classrooms may afterwards walk outside unmasked, if distanced from others. The auditorium will be available to a different grade each day for distance eating. We have extended lunch time several minutes in order for the options above to be more feasible. If you are out of earshot of the bell, be sure to bring a watch. You must be on time to afternoon classes.

-Students may also walk briefly outside unmasked and distanced during afternoon break. It is your responsibility to be back in class on time.

-Students will receive lockers, but you are asked to arrange your belongings so that you will go to your locker only infrequently during the day. Also, please avoid going to your locker regularly at the end of the day.

-Loitering at lockers or in the hallways or bathrooms will not be permitted, even masked. Be prepared to spend spare time at your desk in the classroom.

∑        When walking in corridors, stay to the right, as will be indicated by directional arrows.
∑        We plan to provide cleansers (or you can bring your own), so that classes can wipe down any desks used, which you will leave before the next class.  Homeroom classes will remain in the same classroom throughout the morning.
-Grades will be kept in their individual, designated areas (in general).

-Staircases will be designated: Front stairs- eleventh grade; Back stairs- ninth grade; Middle stairs- tenth and twelfth grade.

-For afternoon classes, we will be alternating asking different parts of the alphabet to wait for one minute after the bell before leaving class, to prevent hallway crowding. We will start the year with one arrangement and alternate during the year.

-At school starting and ending times, remain distanced as you wait your turn to enter or leave.

-Students are expected to remain and interact only in their designated grade areas during the school day.

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Re: Is Covid Spiking in Boro Park?
« Reply #386 on: September 09, 2020, 04:57:38 PM »
For comparison, here is BY Baltimore rules, which are being fully enforced. Some will love them, some will think they are excessive:

-Students without completed and signed forms will not be admitted to school. Once others have gone to class, any such student will be led to a quarantine spot and remain there until a form is submitted. The office will be able to address such situations only after school has begun. Students who arrive at school once the school day has started must turn in their forms before proceeding anywhere else in the building.

- Completing and signing COVID forms on a daily basis is demanding and challenging Ė but our key to being able to have safe, regular school.

-Masks need to be worn at all times except during lunch time (according to the guidelines below) and regular mask breaks at the end of each period.

-Enter and exit the building according to the front doorsí grade designations.

-Snacks may be eaten only when you are sitting at your desk, distanced from others, during mask off times, or outside if distanced. Bring your snack with you to class beforehand. This may be hard to get used to, but there is no eating, drinking, or snacking except according to the guidelines outlined here.

-Under these circumstances, we have received a psak that students eating in the classrooms may wash for motzei in the bathroom and make the bracha as you dry your hands outside the bathroom.

-Students may eat lunch at their distanced desks or outside (nowhere else in the building). You may eat with others outside if you are distanced at least five feet apart. There is very little room for this out front, and you may eat in the field. Those who eat in the classrooms may afterwards walk outside unmasked, if distanced from others. The auditorium will be available to a different grade each day for distance eating. We have extended lunch time several minutes in order for the options above to be more feasible. If you are out of earshot of the bell, be sure to bring a watch. You must be on time to afternoon classes.

-Students may also walk briefly outside unmasked and distanced during afternoon break. It is your responsibility to be back in class on time.

-Students will receive lockers, but you are asked to arrange your belongings so that you will go to your locker only infrequently during the day. Also, please avoid going to your locker regularly at the end of the day.

-Loitering at lockers or in the hallways or bathrooms will not be permitted, even masked. Be prepared to spend spare time at your desk in the classroom.

∑        When walking in corridors, stay to the right, as will be indicated by directional arrows.
∑        We plan to provide cleansers (or you can bring your own), so that classes can wipe down any desks used, which you will leave before the next class.  Homeroom classes will remain in the same classroom throughout the morning.
-Grades will be kept in their individual, designated areas (in general).

-Staircases will be designated: Front stairs- eleventh grade; Back stairs- ninth grade; Middle stairs- tenth and twelfth grade.

-For afternoon classes, we will be alternating asking different parts of the alphabet to wait for one minute after the bell before leaving class, to prevent hallway crowding. We will start the year with one arrangement and alternate during the year.

-At school starting and ending times, remain distanced as you wait your turn to enter or leave.

-Students are expected to remain and interact only in their designated grade areas during the school day.
What's a "mask break"?

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Re: Is Covid Spiking in Boro Park?
« Reply #387 on: September 09, 2020, 05:24:08 PM »
its like a kit kat break

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Re: Is Covid Spiking in Boro Park?
« Reply #388 on: September 09, 2020, 05:34:03 PM »
WhatsApp going around. No clue if itís accurate.
Hi All

Just letting everyone know that COVID cases are on the rise in 5T/Far Rock with at least 2 people from Far Rockaway in critical condition. Although many of the cases are mild,and one may be over confident that they did or didnít get very sick previously now is not the time to be less vigilant. Everyone should continue to wear a mask, social distance and wash their hands. If thereís not a need to be in groups one shouldnít overexposed themselves in those elements. I.E. shopping can be done online over the phone. No meals with Friends etc.

3 weeks ago Hatzalah had Zero COVID calls. 2 weeks ago we had 3. This past week we had 20+. Fact donít lie.
2 people who were perfectly healthy 3 weeks ago are now on vents (YOUNG PEOPLE)
facts donít lie.

Having anitbodies doesnít protect you. There are people who previously had antibodies and no longer have. People who have antibodies can still Transmit Covid as much as anyone else.

Having a negative Covid test yesterday doesnít protect your friends/family today.

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Re: Is Covid Spiking in Boro Park?
« Reply #389 on: September 09, 2020, 05:36:55 PM »
WhatsApp going around. No clue if itís accurate.
Hi All

Just letting everyone know that COVID cases are on the rise in 5T/Far Rock with at least 2 people from Far Rockaway in critical condition. Although many of the cases are mild,and one may be over confident that they did or didnít get very sick previously now is not the time to be less vigilant. Everyone should continue to wear a mask, social distance and wash their hands. If thereís not a need to be in groups one shouldnít overexposed themselves in those elements. I.E. shopping can be done online over the phone. No meals with Friends etc.

3 weeks ago Hatzalah had Zero COVID calls. 2 weeks ago we had 3. This past week we had 20+. Fact donít lie.
2 people who were perfectly healthy 3 weeks ago are now on vents (YOUNG PEOPLE)
facts donít lie.

Having anitbodies doesnít protect you. There are people who previously had antibodies and no longer have. People who have antibodies can still Transmit Covid as much as anyone else.

Having a negative Covid test yesterday doesnít protect your friends/family today.
X post in the Lakewood thread where people were swearing up and down that it was a fringe medical position that people with antibodies can transmit it.