Link Directory – Season Submit http://seasonsubmit.com/ Fri, 01 Jul 2022 02:10:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://seasonsubmit.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/icon-2-150x150.png Link Directory – Season Submit http://seasonsubmit.com/ 32 32 Reggae Festival Guide Magazine and Online Directory of Reggae Festivals Reggae Festival Guide (RFG) Reasons with Da’Ville on life and his new project “Everytime It Rains” https://seasonsubmit.com/reggae-festival-guide-magazine-and-online-directory-of-reggae-festivals-reggae-festival-guide-rfg-reasons-with-daville-on-life-and-his-new-project-everytime-it-rains/ Thu, 30 Jun 2022 17:15:47 +0000 https://seasonsubmit.com/reggae-festival-guide-magazine-and-online-directory-of-reggae-festivals-reggae-festival-guide-rfg-reasons-with-daville-on-life-and-his-new-project-everytime-it-rains/ Reggae Festival Guide (RFG) Reasons with Da’Ville on life and his new project “Everytime It Rains” June 30, 2022 Latest Reggae News RFG: Tell us about your new single “Everytime It Rains” out Friday, July 1 First of all, thanks to Ace Of Base, the original creators/performers of this song. The first time I heard […]]]>

Reggae Festival Guide (RFG) Reasons with Da’Ville on life and his new project “Everytime It Rains”

June 30, 2022
Latest Reggae News


RFG: Tell us about your new single “Everytime It Rains” out Friday, July 1

First of all, thanks to Ace Of Base, the original creators/performers of this song. The first time I heard “Everytime It Rains”, I immediately fell in love with it; it’s been on my personal top 10 list over the years to listen to and enjoy, but I never thought I’d do it again as Reggae. Then one of my producers “Hudz” Solomon Islands suggested I do it again in this genre. He created the beat and I produced my vocals on it. When it was finished, I immediately knew we had something very special. And since I’m a big fan of Ace Of Base, I just wanted to add to the greatness of what they had already created in my own expression. “Everytime It Rains” is about the whirlwind of emotions you feel when you lose someone you love. It’s a song that many people know and I hope my fans, supporters and music lovers in general will adopt this interpretation.

RFG: Do you still live in Jamaica?
Officially, I am now a “Floridian”. Florida has been my home for a while now and I love it here. It’s not too far from anything I’m used to. I like the fact that I can do some gardening in my garden. I can plant most of the same fruit trees like my mango, pineapple, sugarcane, and other vegetables as I used to when I was in Jamaica, and it’s all just a drive away by plane. My children were born here, and yes this is my home.

RFG: We know you have received many awards, could you please tell our readers?
2006 Stone Love Singer of the Year, 2006 EME Male Vocalist of the Year, 2006 Most Improved Entertainer IRAWMA Award, 2008 Reggae Academy Awards – Best Reggae Vocal Performance by Duo/Group/Collaboration for “On My Mind” with Sean Paul, 2008 EME Award for Best “On My Mind” Collaboration with Sean Paul.

RFG: How would you describe your musical style?
My musical style is a bit off the beaten track. I call it blending with an edge, but whatever that blending is, I never forget to make it my expression, it allows me to create without placing limits on what I do. I mainly do reggae, but I listen and do a lot of different genres, that’s why when you hear a Da’Ville song, no matter what you like, you can always find something to talk about in my music .

RFG: In which countries and festivals have you played?
Japan, Kenya, Nigeria, all over the United States, Canada, Solomon Islands, Luxembourg, Germany, Sweden, Austria, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Belgium, Jamaica, Saint Martin, Anguilla, French Guiana, Grenada, Guyana, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Bermuda, Dominica, Cayman Island, St. Kitts, the entire island of the Bahamas and Belize to name a few.

RFG: What do you have in the works for the rest of 2022?
So far, 2022 is looking very promising. It’s been a very busy year for me, and bookings have been consistent. I have quite a few confirmed dates that will see me play festivals on different continents. Australia, United States, Canada and some Caribbean islands; others still pending. Other than that, I’m busy releasing new material with the intention of releasing one of my four already completed albums before the end of the year.RFG: How would you describe your musical style?My musical style is a bit off the beaten track. I call it merging with an edge. Fusion between the multiple genres that inspire me: Reggae, Roots, Hip Hop, Country, R&B, Pop, Afrobeat, House, to name a few, but no matter what this fusion is, I don’t never forget to make it my expression. It allows me to create without imposing limits on what I do. I mainly do reggae, but I listen and do a lot of different genres, that’s why when you hear a Da’Ville song, no matter what you like, you can always find something to talk about in my music .
To learn more about this talented artist, link to: https://www.davillemusic.com/




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Don’t forget to order COVID-19 home test kits now https://seasonsubmit.com/dont-forget-to-order-covid-19-home-test-kits-now/ Mon, 27 Jun 2022 22:06:52 +0000 https://seasonsubmit.com/dont-forget-to-order-covid-19-home-test-kits-now/ June 27, 2022 The Oswego County Health Department is reminding residents to order their free COVID-19 home test kits as the number of positive home test results reported this week has tripled. “Residents are now eligible to order a third set of test kits,” said Jodi Martin, director of preventive services for the Oswego County […]]]>

June 27, 2022

The Oswego County Health Department is reminding residents to order their free COVID-19 home test kits as the number of positive home test results reported this week has tripled.

“Residents are now eligible to order a third set of test kits,” said Jodi Martin, director of preventive services for the Oswego County Health Department. “These home antigen tests are extremely useful for rapid detection of the COVID-19 virus. They can also detect if someone is still contagious. Go to www.COVID.gov or call 1-800-232-0233 to order your tests today.

The Oswego County Health Department reported that 113 additional residents tested positive for the virus from Monday June 20 through Sunday June 26. This includes both lab-confirmed and home-based testing. Additionally, another death related to COVID-19 has been reported by the New York State Department of Health, bringing the total to 199.

“Each death is a sad development in our fight against COVID-19,” said Vera Dunsmoor, acting director of public health for Oswego County. “Our condolences go out to the family and loved ones of this neighbour.”

The following report reflects data collected from Monday, June 20 through Sunday, June 26:

  • Number of laboratory/supplier tests: 1,601
  • Number of laboratory/supplier positive cases: 82
  • Percentage of laboratory/vendor positive cases: 5.12%
  • Number of positive home test results: 31

Four other Oswego County residents were hospitalized with COVID-19 between Sunday, June 19 and Saturday, June 25, according to the hospitalization report received by the Oswego County Health Department. The new hospitalization counts are not part of a running total of hospitalizations. For hospitalization details such as age groups and vaccination status, access the Oswego County COVID-19 Dashboard at https://oswegogis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/dashboards/3fd162cd12264b418dc03bdebd7f5300.

Oswego County’s COVID-19 community level remains “low,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency recommends people get tested if they have symptoms and stay up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations. People can follow other COVID-19 safety precautions such as wearing a face mask and physical distancing at all times, while still practicing good hand hygiene.

“It’s especially important as families travel this summer to know what COVID-19 activity looks like in the area you’re traveling to,” said Diane Oldenburg, associate public health educator for Oswego County. “Whether it’s a short day trip or a longer vacation, knowing this will help you make informed decisions about the COVID-19 safety precautions you need to take to protect you and your family.”

“That includes making sure you and your family members are vaccinated and boosted as soon as you — and they — are eligible,” Oldenburg added. “The CDC now recommends anyone six months of age or older get the COVID-19 vaccine.”

The Oswego County Health Department holds immunization clinics every Tuesday afternoon from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. by appointment only. Clinics are also held the second Wednesday of each month, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Walk-in Wednesdays are accepted, but residents are strongly encouraged to come to health.oswegocounty.com/vaccines make an appointment to avoid waiting times.

The Oswego County Office for Seniors can help seniors 60 and older who need help navigating the internet to book an appointment. Call 315-349-3484.

Vaccines are also available at local pharmacies and health care provider offices. Face masks are required at all clinics and home COVID-19 test kits will be distributed to those who get vaccinated at a county clinic while supplies last.

Free transportation is provided for residents to travel to COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites through a partnership between Oswego County and Oswego County Opportunities, Inc. Rides are available between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday see you on Friday. Call 315-598-1514 to plan a ride in advance.

Oswego County has developed a portal for residents to report positive COVID-19 home test results, exposure to the virus, and obtain necessary isolation/quarantine documents for schools and employers. Go to https://health.oswegocounty.com/COVID-19 and click on the appropriate link.

Test results received from doctors’ offices, pharmacies, and other testing sites DO NOT need to be self-reported. However, if isolation orders are needed for school, employers, or other reasons, people can request these documents using the “Report a Positive (Lab) Test” option in the portal.

The health department encourages residents who test positive to notify any close contacts immediately. The close contact should then go to the State website at the address https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/new-york-state-contact-tracing to find out if they meet the quarantine criteria. If they do, they should report the exposure on the county health department’s online portal.

Residents are asked to continue to take precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including:

  • Get vaccinated and keep your COVID-19 vaccinations up to date.
  • Stay home if you are sick and keep your children home if they are sick.
  • Wear a properly fitted mask.
  • Stay six feet away from others.
  • Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces.
  • Test to prevent spreading the virus to others.
  • Wash your hands often.
  • Follow isolation and quarantine recommendations.

For more information, visit the Oswego County Health Department’s COVID-19 page at https://health.oswegocounty.com/COVID-19 or call its COVID-19 hotline at 315-349-3330. Callers may need to leave a message and a staff member will return the call.

Residents should contact their medical providers directly for personal medical advice on COVID-19 and vaccinations or boosters.

For more information on emotional supports, visit the Mental Hygiene Division of the Oswego County Department of Social Services at www.oswegocounty.com/mentalhygiene.

Under New York State Public Health Law, the Oswego County Health Department is the local public health authority for the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the county of Oswego. The Oswego County Health Department is working closely with the New York State Department of Health regarding COVID-19 surveillance, response, and reporting.

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A single-file web server that runs on six operating systems • The Register https://seasonsubmit.com/a-single-file-web-server-that-runs-on-six-operating-systems-the-register/ Mon, 20 Jun 2022 10:00:00 +0000 https://seasonsubmit.com/a-single-file-web-server-that-runs-on-six-operating-systems-the-register/ A bunch of almost insanely clever technical tricks come together into something practical with redbean 2: a web server plus content in a one file which runs on any x86-64 operating system. The project is the culmination – so far – of a series of remarkable, programmer-inspired hacks Justine Tunney: αcτµαlly pδrταblε εxεcµταblε, Cosmopolitan libc, […]]]>

A bunch of almost insanely clever technical tricks come together into something practical with redbean 2: a web server plus content in a one file which runs on any x86-64 operating system.

The project is the culmination – so far – of a series of remarkable, programmer-inspired hacks Justine Tunney: αcτµαlly pδrταblε εxεcµταblε, Cosmopolitan libc, and the original redbean. It may take a little while to explain what it does, so bear with us. We promise you will be be impressed.

For starters, redbean uses a remarkable hack called APE, which stands for Truly portable executable – that its author stylizes αcτµαlly pδrταblε εxεcµταblε. (If you know the Greek alphabet, it reads like “actmally pdrtable execmtable”, but hey, that looks cool.)

The gist of the idea of ​​APE is this: whatever programming language you use, if you compile your code to a native binary, it produces x86-64 machine code – and any x86-64 processor executes the same machine code. If you wrote a program that didn’t use any external code, then in principle the only difference between a Windows binary and (say) a Linux binary is the format of the file that contains the binary. So if you could only move thisyour program will be able to run on any operating system.

Linux uses a format called Executable and linkable format (ELF). Previously, proprietary x86 Unixes used Common Object File Format or COFF. That’s why the recent conversion from Lotus 1-2-3 for Unix to Linux used a tool called coffsyrup to convert COFF to ELF.

The joke in the APE name comes from the fact that Windows NT still uses a format derived from the old COFF standard, called portable executable (PE). The PE format is only “portable” insofar as you are running a Windows .EXE file under DOS, it will actually run: PE files contain a small DOS stub that displays the message “This program cannot be run in DOS mode.” But “portable executables” aren’t really portable at all – unlike, say, family applicationswhich ran natively under DOS and OS/2.

APE files are, as their name suggests, Really Portable executables. A single APE file runs fine on any x86-64 operating system. Take the file and run it in Windows, then it acts as a Windows executable. To run the same file on macOS, and it’s a macOS executable. Run it on Linux, and it’s a Linux binary… and the same on FreeBSD, and OpenBSD, and NetBSD, even though they all have their own different executable formats.

The catch is that almost all real programs have to call some library, even if only the standard C library… which is where the cosmopolitan libc “Cosmo” is a libc for APE, so C programs can be compiled and run on any operating system supported by APE.

With Cosmo and the APE format, you can write a C program and compile it into a single file that will load and run on six completely different operating systems. Oh, and if that wasn’t enough, the same binary can also be booted directly from the PC’s BIOS. Which means you can run it under Tunney’s Flashing lightsand watch the PC’s registers change live, like an old-fashioned mainframe.

Demos

At this point, the minds of many technicians may well be in shock with astonishment. So to give you something nice to look at, there are also demo programs. The demo video on the Blinkenlights page shows printimage.com, which can print JPG files to the text console. If you are still not impressed, printvideo.com same for the video.

the original Red bean made the combination of APE and Cosmo something slightly more useful. After all, as amazing as the combination is, having only one libc is pretty limited in the 21st century. You can’t build just any type of GUI application, eg. But every OS supported by APE can run a web browser, so redbean has also integrated a web server (and SQLite database and Lua scripts) into a single binary. All you have to do is change the file extension to .ZIPadd your static web content using an archive manager, save it, rename it again and bingo: standalone web application.

Think of it as being a bit like an Electron app, except instead of integrating the entire browser into your innocent little program, you use your existing browser.

Now, red bean 2.o (yes, that means two dots-oh, not two dots-zero) takes the original redbean and adds a REPL – for non-Lispy types, an interactive command line – and a Unix SysV API (yes, even on Windows), plus logging and more.

Speaking of Lisp, another of Tunney’s amazing projects is SectorLispwhich embeds a Lisp interpreter in a PC boot sector. Sector Lisp 2 also adds garbage collection, making it the smallest GC language in the world. Given this interest in programs that can be started directly, without an operating system at all, you might not be surprised that a future goal of redbean is to make it bootable: to integrate a TCP/IP stack and network card drivers, for a standalone tool. ®

Boot Note

If you don’t take our word for it and want to try redbean for yourself, be aware that there are issues on some operating systems. Recent versions of macOS (11 and 12) break some of the tricks that allow APE to work, just like Ubuntu. pirate news discussion about the project and its background contain workarounds.

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Development of a robust technique for the transmission of synchronized data in real time from a Magnetic Observatory to an INTERMAGNET GIN https://seasonsubmit.com/development-of-a-robust-technique-for-the-transmission-of-synchronized-data-in-real-time-from-a-magnetic-observatory-to-an-intermagnet-gin/ Sat, 18 Jun 2022 10:10:35 +0000 https://seasonsubmit.com/development-of-a-robust-technique-for-the-transmission-of-synchronized-data-in-real-time-from-a-magnetic-observatory-to-an-intermagnet-gin/ Since internet availability at PowerLine is very limited due to its remote location from a city, we approached a reliable permanent fiber optic setup from BSNL (Bharath Sanchar Nigam Limited) maintained by the government. from India. But it was too expensive to set up and maintain, so we used the facilities of a local service […]]]>

Since internet availability at PowerLine is very limited due to its remote location from a city, we approached a reliable permanent fiber optic setup from BSNL (Bharath Sanchar Nigam Limited) maintained by the government. from India. But it was too expensive to set up and maintain, so we used the facilities of a local service provider, with a maximum bandwidth of 20 Mbps to initiate the data transfer technique.

Initial setting

Online data transfer from CPL to HYB observatory started using cross-platform data transmission as ISP (internet service provider) resources were not available. As the service provider could not resolve some TCP/IP network issues regarding data transmission from one Linux machine to another remote Linux machine, we had to perform a cross-platform data transmission process, because the final data had to be processed on Windows-based Matlab codes.

Initially, we implemented shell scripts, cron jobs and the rsync protocol to transfer data from the Magrec-4B data logger to an intermediate Linux machine (Centos) deployed at PLC. The data was transferred from Magrec-4B to the Linux machine (backup storage) at the PLC control room with a latency of 5 min, then it was transferred to a Windows machine (client) at HYB Observatory using codes , scripts developed by us and , third-party tools (Fig. 2). The bandwidth being low, we decided to transfer the data from the Linux machine to the Windows pc at HYB-NGRI with a time-lapse of 1 min.

Figure 2

Cross-platform data transfer system from Linux PC (deployed at PLC) to Windows PC (deployed at HYB) and percentage of successful data transmission between systems.

We installed a batch file with the “Abort” option and confirmed with the “Off” option to check the health of the connection on the client side (Windows PC), iterated for a default delay of 120 s. The session begins by verifying the host ID username and pre-entered password authenticated with the RSA key (Rivest, Shamir and Adelman) via SFTP (Secured File Transfer Protocol). The terms ‘Comparison’ and ‘Synchronization’ in the figure show the details of data transmission from the host to the client machine at conventional intervals with a time interval of 120s.

From Magrecc-4B, we selected 9 data parameters as shown in Fig. 2, to transmit real-time data to the client machine. Details of file size, each data parameter, and how fast data is transmitted from the host to the client machine are included. The percentages in column 5 of Figure 2 show the process of transmitting and updating data from the client machine. 100% data transfer is only achieved when data is copied with the last 120s records. Additionally, the client machine double-checks the data by synchronizing previous records of the current day. The example of the perpetual data transmission process with the latest records and the update process is also shown in line 9 of Fig. 2. Once the data is synchronized with the latest records (e.g. the filename of line 9 in Fig. 2), the 23 % transmission of the file will become 100% at the end of this task, in further synchronizing with previously recorded data. The file size of the above said nine parameters keeps increasing every 120s of updated data on the host machine. The whole process is repeated for each cycle of 120 s until the day is over.

As a large amount of data from the two observatories needs to be transferred and requires dedicated storage to back up the data on a daily basis, we have set up a server at the HYB observatory. And also, at CPL, the internet network services have recently been upgraded with the increased bandwidth of 50 Mbps (which is the maximum bandwidth available today), which allowed us to configure the technique automated robust data transmission to GIN and the details thereof are discussed below.

Final Setup

Since our main objective was to achieve an automated transmission of data within 1 minute from the HYB and CPL observatories to GIN, we had to make additional R&D efforts to develop a robust configuration concerning both the hardware (that is i.e., high-end workstation, firewall router configuration) and software. Thus, Python code, shell scripts, cron jobs and rsync protocol have been developed to support data transmission without data loss. Even if internet services are disconnected, once internet services are restored, the Python code will recheck the data from the last successfully transmitted file.

The transfer of data from CPL and HYB to the central server located at the HYB observatory follows the RSH and SSH key algorithm which is in itself a very secure algorithm. We have designed a system to transfer the data in a secure and encrypted model with SSH keys and save the same data set on the local CSIR-NGRI server. We used the RSA-SSH (Rivest–Shamir–Adleman) algorithm, which is a widely used public-key cryptosystem for secure data transmission. The key generated by the ssh-keygen in the source machine (MAGREC-DAS) will create two files namely “id_rsa & id_rsa.pub in the .ssh directory, which is shared/copied to the destination machine (Centos). There are so a perfect handshake between the source machine and the destination machine for data transfer.This configuration stays the same unless the network stays the same, that’s why we assigned a static IP address.In addition to the keys ssh, a code was written to transfer the data using the ‘rsync tool’ and the same was instilled in the ‘crontab’ to keep repeating the same with a 10s delay. same technique was also used at HYB observatory from Centos machine to server for secure and successful data transmission.

After successful R&D efforts of transmitting data from both observatories to a dedicated high-end Linux server, with a 24TB RAID-5 configuration at HYB Observatory, we created individual user accounts on the server, i.e. IMO-CPL, IMO-HYB, to store the data received from the respective observatories. The developed Python code will transfer several types of data from the DAS and store them daily in the respective user accounts (Fig. 3). Scripts developed from each Linux PC will filter data based on directory requirements (i.e., GIN). The sorted data of the individual directory will be transmitted with a latency period of 300 s to INTERMAGNET GIN.

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Automated data transmission in 1 min from (a) PLC and (b) HYB Observatories in Edinburgh GIN using Python code.

After a successful transmission of data from both Observatories to the GIN, we encountered a few minor issues, and how we resolved them is discussed in detail:

Number 1 Initially, the Python code was executed using the “rsync synchronization protocol” with a minimum latency period of 60 s to transfer real-time data from the two observatories. As reported by GIN experts, with this latency period, the same data was repeatedly sent to the receiving web service (http://app.geomag.bgs.ac.uk/GINFileUpload/UploadForm.html), Figs. 4a, due to which the GIN storage/cache memory was receiving huge volumes of data from both Observatories. This caused problems for their entire web service, log files filling up very quickly and the web service data cache was difficult to use as it took up a lot of disk space (Fig. 4b).

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(a) Details of the data cache for the two Observatories on the INTERMAGNET BGS website (b) error message saying “no space left” due to huge amount of duplicate data on BGS server.

The solution To solve the above problem, we created background daemons instead of “rsync synchronization protocol”, so the data recheck every 60s changed to 300s. The backend daemons will execute Python code every 300s for smooth real-time data transmission without any duplication (as shown in Fig. 3).

Number 2 After successful transmission of data from both Observatories, on a few occasions the data tracing services at INTERMAGENT were not taken into account even though our hardware and software were intact. We cross-checked the logs on our end and found that the data was successfully uploaded to GIN. Even if the data records are successful, the reason why the data was not plotted on the INTERMAGNET website was unknown.

The solution The above issue was resolved after BGS experts suggested a link (http://app.geomag.bgs.ac.uk/GINFileUpload/UploadForm.html) to upload a one day file to check whether it was successful or not? As suggested by BGS, if the data download was not successful and with some errors (Fig. 4), there is a problem with the INTERMAGNET server. This verification allowed us to see that the code we are running works correctly (Fig. 5).

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The overlap of (a) PLC and (b) HYB data logs from HYB Observatory server to GIN server.

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COVID-19 Weekly Report https://seasonsubmit.com/covid-19-weekly-report/ Mon, 13 Jun 2022 21:04:15 +0000 https://seasonsubmit.com/covid-19-weekly-report/ June 13, 2022 OSWEGO COUNTY – Oswego County continues to see a decrease in the number of COVID-19 positive cases and hospitalizations. Nonetheless, residents are reminded to remain vigilant and practice known strategies that help reduce the spread of the virus. These include staying home if sick, getting tested if showing symptoms, getting vaccinated and […]]]>

June 13, 2022

OSWEGO COUNTY – Oswego County continues to see a decrease in the number of COVID-19 positive cases and hospitalizations. Nonetheless, residents are reminded to remain vigilant and practice known strategies that help reduce the spread of the virus. These include staying home if sick, getting tested if showing symptoms, getting vaccinated and receiving a booster when eligible, and choosing to wear a mask as a protective measure. additional.

“While no vaccine provides 100% immunity, COVID-19 vaccines are very effective in protecting you from serious illness, hospitalization or death from COVID-19 – and getting a booster boosts that protection even further. “said Jodi Martin, director of preventive services for the Oswego County Health Department. “Everyone who is eligible should be vaccinated and strengthened to protect the health of everyone in our community.”

Diane Oldenburg, Associate Public Health Educator for Oswego County, added, “Having eligible children and teens vaccinated against COVID-19 can prevent them from getting really sick if they catch the virus. Vaccinations can also keep them in school, summer camps, or daycare and participating safely in sports, games, and other group activities. Talk to your health care provider about your children’s vaccinations and boosters.

The Oswego County Health Department reported that 141 additional residents tested positive for the virus from Monday June 6 through Sunday June 12. This includes both lab-confirmed and home-based testing. In addition, three residents were hospitalized with COVID-19 between Sunday June 5 and Saturday June 11.

The following report reflects data collected from Monday, June 6 through Sunday, June 12:

  • Number of laboratory/supplier tests: 1,875
  • Number of laboratory/supplier positive cases: 112
  • Percentage of lab/vendor positive cases: 5.97%
  • Number of positive home test results: 29

The Oswego County Health Department receives weekly reports of new COVID-19 hospitalizations from local reporting hospitals, including Oswego, Crouse, St. Joseph’s Health and Upstate University. These counts are not part of a running total of hospitalizations. For more details, visit the Oswego County COVID-19 Dashboard at https://oswegogis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/dashboards/3fd162cd12264b418dc03bdebd7f5300.

The Oswego County Health Department holds immunization clinics every Tuesday afternoon from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. by appointment only. Clinics are also held the second Wednesday of each month, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Walk-in Wednesdays are accepted, but residents are strongly encouraged to come to health.oswegocounty.com/vaccines make an appointment to avoid waiting times.

The Oswego County Office for Seniors can help seniors 60 and older who need help navigating the internet to book an appointment. Call 315-349-3484.

Vaccines are also available at local pharmacies and health care provider offices. Face masks are required at all clinics and home COVID-19 test kits will be distributed to those who get vaccinated at a county clinic while supplies last.

Free transportation is provided for residents to travel to COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites through a partnership between Oswego County and Oswego County Opportunities, Inc. Rides are available between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday see you on Friday. Call 315-598-1514 to plan a ride in advance.

Oswego County has developed a portal for residents to report positive COVID-19 home test results, exposure to the virus, and obtain necessary isolation/quarantine documents for schools and employers. Go to https://health.oswegocounty.com/COVID-19 and click on the appropriate link.

Test results received from doctors’ offices, pharmacies, and other testing sites DO NOT need to be self-reported. However, if isolation orders are needed for school, employers, or other reasons, people can request these documents using the “Report a positive (lab) test” option in the portal.

The health department encourages residents who test positive to notify any close contacts immediately. The close contact should then go to the State website at the address https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/new-york-state-contact-tracing to find out if they meet the quarantine criteria. If they do, they should report the exposure on the county health department’s online portal.

Residents are asked to continue to take precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including:

  • Get vaccinated and keep your COVID-19 vaccinations up to date.
  • Stay home if you are sick and keep your children home if they are sick.
  • Wear a properly fitted mask.
  • Stay six feet away from others.
  • Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces.
  • Test to prevent spreading the virus to others.
  • Wash your hands often.
  • Follow isolation and quarantine recommendations.

For more information, visit the Oswego County Health Department’s COVID-19 page at https://health.oswegocounty.com/COVID-19 or call its COVID-19 hotline at 315-349-3330. Callers may need to leave a message and a staff member will return the call.

Residents should contact their medical providers directly for personal medical advice on COVID-19 and vaccinations or boosters.

For more information on emotional supports, visit the Mental Hygiene Division of the Oswego County Department of Social Services at www.oswegocounty.com/mentalhygiene.

Under New York State Public Health Law, the Oswego County Health Department is the local public health authority for the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the county of Oswego. The Oswego County Health Department is working closely with the New York State Department of Health regarding COVID-19 surveillance, response, and reporting.

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NH therapist’s sexual abuse case reveals dark past and ethical concerns – NBC Boston https://seasonsubmit.com/nh-therapists-sexual-abuse-case-reveals-dark-past-and-ethical-concerns-nbc-boston/ Sun, 12 Jun 2022 19:41:00 +0000 https://seasonsubmit.com/nh-therapists-sexual-abuse-case-reveals-dark-past-and-ethical-concerns-nbc-boston/ Two years after accusing her former therapist of sexual abuse, she lazily plugged her address into an online directory and came across an unknown pseudonym. A search of that name turned up decades-old newspaper reports about the death of a 10-year-old girl. “What does that have to do with Peter?” she wondered. A pair of […]]]>

Two years after accusing her former therapist of sexual abuse, she lazily plugged her address into an online directory and came across an unknown pseudonym. A search of that name turned up decades-old newspaper reports about the death of a 10-year-old girl.

“What does that have to do with Peter?” she wondered.

A pair of obituaries she later found pointed closer to a connection. But she was still skirting the perimeter of the truth when she sat down at a public library computer in January 2020. On a newspaper archive site, she scrolled through several small, blurry photos until a larger appears.

“Bingo,” she thought. “It’s him.”

His next thought?

“Motherfucker.”

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New Hampshire is one of 10 states that allow people to change their names while incarcerated, though their criminal records remain accessible to police and employers conducting criminal background checks. But the public has no way of knowing someone’s previous identity unless they go to the county courthouse where the change was approved or do some serious research.

This allowed Peter Dushame to become Peter Stone, who faces new charges more than 30 years after being sent to prison under his old name. What happened in the meantime raises complex questions about the right to forge a new life after incarceration and what patients can or should know about a mental health provider’s past.

There is another question with no simple answer: who is Peter Stone?

He was 33, drunk, and called Peter Dushame when he rammed his Pontiac into a motorcycle parked next to the FE Everett Turnpike in Nashua, New Hampshire on Oct. 1, 1989. Lacey Packer, a fourth-grader on her way back to Massachusetts from a Toys for Tots benefit with her father, died two days later.

It was his third fatal accident, although the first involving alcohol. At 17, he pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a pedestrian accident after killing a former high school classmate. Aged 22, he was acquitted of driving homicide after a crash that killed a 61-year-old woman.

Because he held a valid driver’s license despite five previous drunk driving convictions, the 1989 accident became a flashpoint. Both Massachusetts and New Hampshire enacted new laws in response, and Dushame became the first person in New Hampshire to be convicted of manslaughter for a drunk driving death. The Boston Globe called him “the most notorious drunk driver in New England history”.

But over time, he dedicated himself to helping people in recovery from drug addiction, earning a master’s degree in counseling psychology from behind bars, and running treatment programs for other inmates.

“I have a gift,” he told Boston Globe Magazine in 1996. “I can look at a person and feel their pain.”

Two years later, he legally changed his name from Peter Dushame to Peter Stone. He was released from prison in 2002 and eventually settled down as a licensed drug and alcohol counselor in North Conway.

‘I am proof that people can change,’ Stone wrote to state regulators in 2013, telling them that contrary to their concerns, his background had helped clients gain perspective on the dangers of state driving. drunk.

“They respect my sincerity and honesty,” he said.

Then, last July, he was accused of sexually assaulting a client who said he was anything but honest.

In a recent interview with The Associated Press, the 61-year-old said she developed romantic feelings for Stone about six months after he began treating her for anxiety, depression and alcohol abuse in June. 2013. Despite immediately telling her a relationship would be unethical, he eventually initiated sexual contact in February 2016, she said.

“‘It crossed the line,'” the woman recalled after pulling up her pants. “‘When do I see you again?'”

“It was almost comedic,” she told the AP, which doesn’t usually name people who allege sexual assault. “Except it was terrible.”

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Name change laws differ across the country. While 26 states have no restrictions on name changes after felony convictions, 15 have temporary bans or waiting periods for those convicted of certain crimes, according to the ACLU of Illinois, which has one of the most restrictive laws.

New Hampshire does not prohibit felons from becoming therapists, and Stone appropriately disclosed his criminal record on license applications and other documents, according to a review of records obtained by the AP.

And so, despite “an erroneous sense that it’s somehow wrong,” it’s not a legal issue, said Albert “Buzz” Scherr, a professor at Franklin Pierce Law School. the University of New Hampshire.

“The deeper question is how much do we want to tar someone for the rest of their life?” Scherr said. “Should every therapist be required to tell any incoming patient that they have been convicted of a crime? Of certain crimes?”

Gary Goodnough is a Plymouth State University professor who teaches ethics to aspiring mental health counselors. It’s not unusual, he said, for people in recovery to become counselors and use their experiences to develop greater empathy and support for clients.

Disclosure is not mandatory, but he believes customers have a right to know in certain scenarios.

“One of the principles that underpins the counseling profession is the notion of truthfulness,” he said. “We should be telling the truth. Especially with something as serious as a murder or homicide while driving a vehicle. In my opinion, that would be something that should be disclosed.”

Stone’s former client said finding out about her past made her angry, both at Stone and at the state, which she says shouldn’t have licensed her as a therapist under her new name. .

“I think in his ability to become a therapist, that was wrong, because it’s a position of trust,” she said. “If he were to be a car mechanic, it would be different. Because when I go to my mechanic, he doesn’t get into my head and pull strings.”

The woman described Stone as an unorthodox, blunt and arrogant counselor with a tendency to swear. She said he told her that he used to drink vodka and beer first thing in the morning, that he had been homeless before and that he didn’t drive because he suffered from PTSD since he was in the military. In fact, as she later learned, her driver’s license had been permanently revoked after her conviction.

After their first sexual encounter, she said, she got up to leave and found her office door locked when it had never been locked before.

“I felt cheated, because in my head I thought it was spontaneous,” she said. “But I knew it was planned.”

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Stone, who declined to be interviewed by the AP, faces five counts of aggravated sexual assault under a law that criminalizes any sexual contact between patients and their therapists or health care providers. Such behavior is also prohibited by the American Psychological Association’s Code of Ethical Conduct.

According to court documents, he told investigators that the woman fondled him on one occasion, but he did not know how her DNA ended up on his shirt. The state issued an emergency order suspending his counseling license in December 2017, and he voluntarily returned it four months later while denying the allegations.

A hearing to determine Stone’s fitness to stand trial is scheduled for September. His attorney did not respond to requests for comment, and the prosecutor declined to comment on any aspect of the case.

But Scherr, the law professor, said if the case goes to trial, Stone’s previous convictions or name change are unlikely to be used against him.

Previous convictions, Scherr said, generally cannot be used to prove a defendant’s guilt, although they can sometimes be used to attack a defendant’s credibility if they testify. And while that might make him look sneaky or cunning, Stone had a legitimate reason to change his name, Scherr said.

“You don’t want to wear this in public for the rest of your life,” he said. “I’m inclined to say that doesn’t tell you anything about him committing the crimes he’s charged with.”

Although Stone changed his name in 1998, records of his 2001 parole hearing refer to him as Dushame, suggesting that authorities only used his original name in public and, possibly unwittingly, facilitated his efforts to start fresh. Several parole board members from that year have since died; two others recently told the AP they could not recall the specific case or how the council handled the name changes.

But Gordon and Donna Packer haven’t forgotten the man who killed their daughter. In a recent interview, Donna Packer said they would have objected to her name change but were only told by the state after the fact.

She and her husband, who became leading campaigners for tougher drunk driving laws, also knew Stone worked as a counselor but were unaware of his arrest until they are contacted by the AP.

“As soon as I heard about it, I was disappointed,” she said. “I know it sounds strange, but Gordon and I are Christians and we believe in forgiveness.”

Gordon Packer offered forgiveness to Stone years ago in a letter. Donna Packer said she responded by asking for help to get out of jail early, which the couple felt was manipulative.

Still, she hoped that after all he had done, after causing so much pain to so many people, he had changed.

“I hate that he keeps victimizing people,” she said. “It didn’t have to be like this.”

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What can you do with Azure Files? https://seasonsubmit.com/what-can-you-do-with-azure-files/ Fri, 10 Jun 2022 16:30:00 +0000 https://seasonsubmit.com/what-can-you-do-with-azure-files/ Image: Burdun/Adobe Stock Microsoft has long advanced the idea that the future of the cloud is hybrid, extending on-premises systems to its hyperscale Microsoft Azure. Perhaps best thought of as an evolutionary process, first using the cloud to add to your existing resources, first on-premises and the cloud as backup and failover. Over time, you’ll […]]]>
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Microsoft has long advanced the idea that the future of the cloud is hybrid, extending on-premises systems to its hyperscale Microsoft Azure. Perhaps best thought of as an evolutionary process, first using the cloud to add to your existing resources, first on-premises and the cloud as backup and failover. Over time, you’ll shift to using the cloud first, bringing cloud resources into your data center when needed for regulatory or privacy reasons.

Hybrid cloud is an interesting idea, but it requires ways to migrate old services to Azure and integrate them deeply into existing systems and processes. This includes support for common services, including old favorites: File and Print.

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Data in the cloud

When it comes to files, Azure has offered various solutions over the years, with technologies such as StorSimple, Azure Data Box, and Azure Stack offering on-premises file shares that extend into the cloud, using hardware appliances. to provide the necessary endpoints in your data. center. But with Azure now supporting VPN connections, integrating its virtual networks into your network, you should be able to connect to Azure Storage without the need for an intermediary beyond a proper secure network connection.

This is where Azure Files and the closely related Azure File Sync come in. Azure Files takes Azure’s storage service and puts a familiar file protocol, SMB or NFS, into it. You can work directly on these new shares from your PC anywhere you have a network connection to Azure. Alternatively, Azure File Sync allows you to continue using a local share as a cache with a Windows server transferring data to and from Azure.

Using Azure for storage makes a lot of sense. The underlying Azure Storage tools are designed to operate on a globally distributed service, so your data is replicated across data centers and regions. Unlike on-premises file servers, this approach can help protect data without requiring additional hardware. This approach allows it to act as a central hub for data that needs to be shared across many sites around the world, leveraging Azure’s global scale to ensure data is replicated across all regions. At the same time, built-in data protection tools allow you to prevent accidental deletion, with all user deletions capable of being a “soft delete” with a defined retention period. Snapshots will back up your data and can be retained for up to 10 years, while Microsoft Defender for Storage will protect data against malware and monitor it for possible attacks.

Working with Azure Files

Azure Files gives you an easy way to lift and move apps to the cloud, giving them the same shares wherever they run. Code doesn’t need to be updated, and moves can be handled in stages, moving data before apps. You don’t even have to change your authentication methods, with existing Active Directory permissions managed through Azure Files AD Authentication alongside Azure’s support for modern authentication through Azure Active Directory.

Once data is stored in Azure Files, you have the option of using Azure’s own storage APIs for cloud-native applications, alongside block-based SMB access for on-premises or virtual infrastructure. Azure Files can be used with Microsoft’s new virtual desktop cloud PCs, ensuring data access to users’ normal PCs as well as virtual desktops so they can work securely from home without the data of the user. company only touch their personal PCs. All data is encrypted in transit by default, although you can disable this option. When stored in Azure, it is encrypted using a process similar to Windows BitLocker. Microsoft owns the default keys and manages their rotation. If you prefer to bring your own keys for regulated data, you can, but this involves managing them yourself and also restricts access from certain protocols.

With Azure Files, there’s no need to manage the underlying operating system to keep your file servers up to date and secure. Because they’re part of Azure, they’re automatically patched and updated as needed, only using computing power when files are being written or read. Azure will work around hardware failures by using replicas to populate new disks as needed. As a bonus, your files will be protected by Azure’s data center resilience, with multiple power supplies and network connections.

Yes, it will cost more to operate than on-premises storage, but any time saved should allow you to work on new projects and services. Storage hosted on Azure can scale automatically, so you no longer wait for new hardware to increase quotas, although you have the option to set pool size limits to help control budgets by preventing users are suddenly storing terabytes of personal data about your business. shares.

Managing and using Azure Files in your network

On the management side, you can continue to use your existing Windows storage management tools with Azure Files, while moving to native Azure APIs using PowerShell or the Azure CLI. You’ll also need to be able to manage your Azure virtual networks to ensure you have the correct endpoints, for remote access and within Azure access (the latter is important if you’re using Azure Files with Windows 365 cloud PC). Modern Windows clients can take advantage of SMB over QUIC, giving you file-only VPN for trusted users.

Getting started with Azure Files is quite simple. You should start by choosing the file sharing protocol you intend to use. SMB is best for Windows systems, with support for SMB 2.1 and above, while NFS is used by UNIX systems. You’ll need to choose the type of underlying storage account you’re using: Microsoft recommends using either Azure General Purpose V2 accounts using HDD storage or FileStorage accounts using SSDs. FileStorage accounts can only be used by Azure Files and cannot be used to host other types of Azure Storage. There are other Azure storage options, some of which can host Azure Files data, but they don’t support all Azure Files features.

Getting the right performance for your storage is important, with four tiers that help manage data access. Premium is fast and uses SSD for minimal latency, while Transaction Optimization is ideal for centrally storing application data that doesn’t require low-latency access. Hot data is for most general-purpose file shares, while cold data is a cheaper and slower option best used for archives.

With Microsoft’s line of StorSimple storage appliances reaching end of life in December 2022, now is a good time to start thinking about leveraging Azure Files. The platform is more flexible than StorSimple, but if you prefer to use Azure to extend local shares, you can use Azure File Sync to provide a local share that acts as a read-write cache for Azure Files.

Microsoft’s hybrid cloud vision is much broader than just your apps and data; it’s about bringing cloud and on-premises together so they’re part of a larger platform that works the way you want it to, not how Microsoft thinks you should work. Azure Files is part of that vision, helping to bridge the gap between personal, business, and cloud data. With Windows 365 cloud PCs planned to be just another virtual desktop in Windows 11, having a file system like Azure Files that is shared between your PC and those cloud PCs is going to be essential.

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SVCReady malware appears in phishing campaigns https://seasonsubmit.com/svcready-malware-appears-in-phishing-campaigns/ Wed, 08 Jun 2022 19:11:25 +0000 https://seasonsubmit.com/svcready-malware-appears-in-phishing-campaigns/ Researchers discovered a malware loader distributed via phishing emails with Microsoft Word attachments. The loader, called SVCReady, allows attackers to collect information about infected machines, execute shell commands, and execute arbitrary files. SVCReady was first seen in April being spread by malicious spam campaigns. The loader is unique in that it relies on an infection […]]]>

Researchers discovered a malware loader distributed via phishing emails with Microsoft Word attachments. The loader, called SVCReady, allows attackers to collect information about infected machines, execute shell commands, and execute arbitrary files.

SVCReady was first seen in April being spread by malicious spam campaigns. The loader is unique in that it relies on an infection chain that takes advantage of shellcode stored in a Word document. It’s a technique not often seen in malware campaigns, researchers said, although it was observed in mid-April by attackers being used to distribute Ursnif malware.

“As in many other malware campaigns, the documents contain Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) AutoOpen macros that are used to execute malicious code. But unlike other Office malware, Document doesn’t use PowerShell or MSHTA to download other payloads from the web,” said HP malware analyst Patrick Schläpfer. in an analysis on Tuesday. “Instead, the VBA macro runs shellcode stored in the document properties, which then drops and runs the SVCReady malware.”

After the shellcode is loaded into a variable and stored in memory before possibly being executed, a dynamic link library (DLL) and rundll32.exe file (which is renamed in a likely attempt to evade detection) are dropped in the %TEMP% directory. When these files are executed, SVCReady is launched.

SVCReady acts as a downloader and has additional functionality to collect data from the infected system, as well as communicate with the command and control (C2) server. The data collected includes system information (username, computer name, time zone, and registry details such as computer manufacturer, BIOS, and firmware). The malware also collects information about running processes and installed software. SVCReady also has several other features, including the ability to take a screenshot, run a shell command, upload a file to the infected client, check if it is running in a virtual machine, and more.

The researchers also observed that the RedLine Stealer was delivered as a follow-up payload after the initial infection with SVCReady during an April 26 campaign; however, they have not observed any tracking malware payloads since then.

“Communication with the C2 server is via HTTP, but the data itself is encrypted using RC4 cipher,” the researchers said. “Interestingly, RC4 encryption was not implemented in the first malware samples we analyzed at the end of April 2022. This suggests that C2 encryption was only added in May and that the software malware is being actively developed.”

The researchers noted several similarities between the decoy images and filenames of the documents used to deliver SVCReady and those used in the TA551 campaigns that were last seen in late January 2022. TA551 is a group that has been around for at least 2016, which has already distributed malware payloads such as Ursnif, IcedID, Qbot and Emotet.

“Comparing the images used in the malicious documents provides no certainty that the same threat actor is behind them, as it is possible that we are seeing the artifacts left by two different attackers using the same tools,” the researchers said. . “However, our results show that similar patterns and potentially document generators are used by the actors behind the TA551 and SVCReady campaigns.”

The malware also has several bugs. While trying to achieve persistence on the system, for example, the attackers tried to implement a feature that copied the malware DLL to the Roaming directory with a unique name. However, it looks like they failed to implement this feature correctly, because rundll32.exe is copied to the Roaming directory instead of the SVCReady DLL. Due to this error, the malware does not start after system reboot.

“SVCReady is under active development,” the researchers said. “We have tracked several changes since the first campaign in April 2022. This, along with the low frequency and low volume of campaigns, suggests that the malware is in the early stages of development.”

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Families continue to feel the pain of formula shortages https://seasonsubmit.com/families-continue-to-feel-the-pain-of-formula-shortages/ Mon, 06 Jun 2022 18:17:00 +0000 https://seasonsubmit.com/families-continue-to-feel-the-pain-of-formula-shortages/ CNN — Parents and caregivers continue to feel the pain of store shelves being cleared of infant formula, and many are turning to hospitals and community agencies for help. “There’s a lot of panic,” said Jamie Lackey, founder and CEO of the nonprofit Helping Mamas in Norcross, Georgia, which helps low-income families find baby supplies. […]]]>



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Parents and caregivers continue to feel the pain of store shelves being cleared of infant formula, and many are turning to hospitals and community agencies for help.

“There’s a lot of panic,” said Jamie Lackey, founder and CEO of the nonprofit Helping Mamas in Norcross, Georgia, which helps low-income families find baby supplies.

“The other day a mother came through the distribution site – she had been to 15 different stores with her child in the car and couldn’t find a single box of formula,” Lackey told Christi Paul from CNN in “New Day Weekend”. ”

“Another mom showed up before business opened the other day,” Lackey said. “It’s getting difficult and people are scared.”

Even as the government airlifts tons of infant formula from other countries and Abbott reopens a factory which produces nearly half of the powdered formula sold in the United States, regular restocking of retailers could take weeks.

An estimate, from market research firm Datasembly, found stock prices did not improve. During the last week of May, 74% of formula products were out of stock at some point. In nine states, including many in the South, more than 90% of infant formula was not always available, meaning families are still searching.

Even when it is possible to find a formula, it may not be what children are used to. It might not seem like a big deal, but for little bellies it can be a real pain.

“It’s like the ultimate defeat just because you want to be able to provide your baby with what he needs and the nourishment and care he’s used to,” said Amy Goff of Pearl, Mississippi.

Goff stopped breastfeeding her daughter, Ava, when she was 3 months old. She switched to formula when she returned to work as an optician because it was too difficult to find time to pump enough milk for Ava during the day. Goff says Ava was doing well with the formula until the shortage really set in in February.

Since then, she hasn’t been able to consistently find the same type of formula to feed Ava. She changed it six times, which resulted in rashes and diarrhea. “She was screaming in pain,” Goff said, “and there was really nothing you could do. It feels really helpless. You just want to help your child.

Goff recently started trying to get her milk supply back, or relactate, so she doesn’t have to worry.

“We won’t need to change it again,” she said, “I don’t want it to become a seventh time.”

Some children’s hospitals even say they’ve noticed an increase in calls from concerned parents.

“Initially, this issue was for those taking more specialized formulas or having nutritional issues,” said Stephanie Seger, senior government relations manager at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. “Then the gap, or the gap on the shelves, grew to the point where it’s now any formula. It’s now any parent of any baby.

“You can go to any Target, Walgreens. They’re just empty. I even checked Whole Foods this week to see if there was anything, and really, just empty shelves where their products were” , says Seger.

Sometimes desperate parents just call every number in the hospital phone book until they find someone who will listen, says Mindy Schneider, senior director of integrated inpatient care at Children’s Mercy Hospital.

“I think what we’re going through is a flood of calls,” said Kristi Thaete, director of nutrition services for Children’s Mercy. “They can call, they can come to the emergency room, they can be seen in the clinic or they can be seen for something totally unrelated. But the main thing is that the families do not find a formula.

Many of these calls are routed to Thaete, who tries to help people find substitutes for what they are looking for.

“I answered a call earlier this week; a family is looking for a specific product with added rice,” she said, “but it’s not within 200 miles.”

In this case, she says, she was able to help them find something else that would work until their regular product came back. In other cases, however, there is simply no substitute available.

Abbott makes the only infant formula for babies with kidney problems – Similac 60/40 – that contains fewer minerals than other products. When Abbott’s Sturgis, Michigan, factory closed, the means to do so have also disappeared.

Hospitals have had to mix and match other commercially available products – essentially formulas – to try and find something that will work for these fragile infants.

It’s done under carefully controlled conditions in the hospital prep room and isn’t something families should try to do at home, says Dr. Amy Hair, director of neonatal nutrition at Texas Children’s Houston Hospital.

“So I wouldn’t say it’s for any other situation, but for babies with kidney problems, we’ve done that, yeah, using off-the-shelf protein types and different components to create something that works for them,” Hair said.

According to Hair, formulas for babies with kidney problems and premature babies are some of the hardest to find.

To help Mamas’ Lackeys is to urge people to help if they can.

“We are asking families, if you have unexpired formula, to send it to us or send it to us at a food bank in the community. We receive calls every day. It’s terrifying not knowing if you can feed your child again.

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How to enable ECG and blood pressure functions on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 https://seasonsubmit.com/how-to-enable-ecg-and-blood-pressure-functions-on-the-samsung-galaxy-watch-4/ Sun, 05 Jun 2022 09:00:00 +0000 https://seasonsubmit.com/how-to-enable-ecg-and-blood-pressure-functions-on-the-samsung-galaxy-watch-4/ The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 supports a wide range of health and fitness tracking features. However, some of these features are not available to all users. For example, the ECG and blood pressure functions are limited to certain regions and you cannot use them when the watch is paired with a non-Samsung phone, even in […]]]>

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 supports a wide range of health and fitness tracking features. However, some of these features are not available to all users. For example, the ECG and blood pressure functions are limited to certain regions and you cannot use them when the watch is paired with a non-Samsung phone, even in supported regions. Fortunately, there is a workaround to get these features in all regions, even on non-Samsung devices. If you’re using your Galaxy Watch 4 with a non-Samsung phone or don’t have access to features due to regional restrictions, here’s how you can enable ECG and blood pressure on your Galaxy Watch 4.

How to enable ECG and blood pressure functions on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

To enable ECG and blood pressure monitoring on Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 in unsupported regions or with a non-Samsung phone, you need to install the modified Samsung Health Monitor app from XDA Senior Member. Dante63. You will need to install the modded app on both your phone and the Galaxy Watch 4 to use these features. Follow the steps below to install the modded Samsung Health Monitor app. However, before proceeding, download all the required files from the link provided below.

Download Modified Samsung Health Monitor App

The Google Drive folder linked above includes all the files you’ll need to enable ECG and blood pressure monitoring on your Galaxy Watch 4. It also includes some guides to help you out in case you get stuck somewhere. leaves during the process.

To note: Before following the steps below, make sure you have the Galaxy Wearables app installed on your phone and paired with your Galaxy Watch 4. Also, make sure to install the Galaxy Watch 4 plug-in from the Play Store .

Install the modded Samsung Health Monitor app on your phone

Installing the modded Samsung Health Monitor app on your phone is quite a simple and straightforward process. Simply locate the modded app in the Drive folder linked above (labeled Phone.WearOS.SHM.MOD.XXXXXX.dante63.apk) and transfer it to your phone’s root directory.

On your phone, use a file explorer to navigate to the root directory and locate the modified APK.

To note: For the purposes of this article, I’m using a OnePlus 10 Pro and the stock OxygenOS MyFiles app. If you don’t have a file explorer on your phone, you can download one of the options listed in our collection of the best file manager apps for Android.

Tap the modified Samsung Health Monitor APK to install it. You should now see a permissions pop-up to install apps from unknown sources. Follow the prompts to access device settings and allow app installs from the file manager.

You should instantly see another pop-up window with a Install button. Tap it to install the app, then tap Do in the next pop-up window to complete the installation.

This completes the easy part. Now let’s move on to the complex part, which is to install the modded Samsung Health Monitor app on the Galaxy Watch 4 using ADB.

Install the modded Samsung Health Monitor app on your Galaxy Watch 4

Installing the modded Samsung Health Monitor app on the Galaxy Watch 4 requires ADB. If you are unfamiliar with installing ADB on your PC, you will be happy to know that Dante63 provided a simple solution.

Open the Watch SHM MOD WearOS folder in the Google Drive folder linked above. Then open the README – ADB Manual Instructions folder and extract the contents of the ZIP file to the folder on your desktop. Now double-click on the Minimal ADB Fastboot executable and follow the instructions provided in the installation wizard to configure ADB.

Minimal ADB Fastboot command prompt window for installing SHM MOD watermark

A command prompt window should appear as soon as you are done with the installation. If not, just navigate to the directory where you installed Minimal ADB Fastboot and double-click the file titled cmd-here.

Before proceeding, you must activate the ADB debugging and Debug over Wi-Fi your watch settings. To enable these options, you must first enable Developer Options. To do this, go to device settings on your watch, scroll down to About the watch option, and tap it.

On the next page, select the Software option, then press the A software version on the next page several times to enable Developer mode.

Go back to device settings and select Developer options. Next, tap the toggles next to the ADB debugging and Debug over Wi-Fi settings to enable them.

To note: If your watch is configured to connect to a Wi-Fi network, it should now automatically connect to the saved network and show you the IP under the Debug over Wi-Fi option. If you are not connected to Wi-Fi, go to Connections on the main settings page and connect to a Wi-Fi network. Make sure you are connected to the same Wi-Fi network on your PC. You can also use your phone’s mobile hotspot for this purpose.

Once you are connected to Wi-Fi, tap on the active connection and write down the IP address mentioned on the next page.

IP address in Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Wi-Fi connection settings

Return to the Minimal ADB and Fastboot command prompt window on your PC and type “adb connect” followed by the IP address from the previous step.

Minimal ADB Fastboot command prompt window for installing SHM MOD with fuzzy watermark IP address

You should instantly see a prompt on your watch asking if you want to allow debugging. Select OKAYif you want to allow debugging only once, or Always allow from this computerif you don’t want to repeat the process.

Now put your watch aside, type the following ADB command and press Enter to install the modded Samsung Health Monitor app on the watch. For this command to work as expected, you need to have the modified Samsung Health Monitor APK in the same directory as the file titled cmd-here. Also replace the X in the command mentioned below with the current APK version number.

adb -s "IP address" install Watch.SHM.MOD.X.X.X.XXX.dante63.apk

Once the application is successfully installed, you should see “Success” in the command prompt window. Now log out of ADB using the following command.

adb disconnect

You should now be able to see the modified Samsung Health Monitor app in your watch’s app drawer. When you open the modified app on your phone, your Galaxy Watch 4 should connect automatically and you should be able to see the Blood Pressure and ECG tabs. You can follow the instructions provided in the app to configure these features. Once done, add the ECG and blood pressure tiles to your watch and you’re good to go.

Before you start using these features, make sure to disable ADB debugging on your Galaxy Watch 4, otherwise it will affect its battery life. To do this, go back to developer options and tap the toggle next to the ADB debugging option.

It is worth mentioning that since this method uses a modified Samsung Health Monitor app, you may encounter some expected issues. Also, you won’t be able to sync blood pressure data between your watch and the Samsung Health app on your phone. However, the Drive folder linked above includes a workaround with step-by-step instructions on setting up blood pressure syncing. If you run into any issues, head over to the XDA forum thread linked below to share your feedback with the developer.

Samsung Health Monitor mod XDA forum discussion

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