Showing posts with label Millis. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Millis. Show all posts

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Pantherbook: Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution at FHS

Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution at FHS
"On Wednesday, January 13, Coronavirus vaccinations were officially administered at Franklin High School. The vaccines, the first of a two-session dosage, were given primarily to frontline medical workers – included were various EMTs, nurses, and other healthcare personnel.

The gym, being the largest space in the school, was utilized to maintain social distancing guidelines while vaccinations were being distributed. Miniature “booths” were set at least six feet apart from one another, with plexiglass shields in front of patients and supervisors at all times. A temperature check was required before entry to the building, along with mandatory mask usage to ensure protection for those who came."
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A view of the Franklin High School gym during Wednesday’s COVID vaccinations.  Siddharth Chandra
A view of the Franklin High School gym during Wednesday’s COVID vaccinations.  Siddharth Chandra

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

“But if we can survive in this, we’ll do all right”

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:

"Franklin resident opens the vegan-focused Nirvana Tea House & Café in Millis"

"Thirteen thousand feet up in the Himalayas, Franklin resident Ed Williamson, his hiking guide, a horseman and a cook set up and broke down tents across the mountain for 10 days last year. They never had to worry about finding a stranger living in a tent on that mountain in Bhutan who wasn't willing to invite them in for a cup of tea. 
That welcome over a cup of tea, remind Williamson of his childhood. 
“The tea was just a way to talk,” said Williamson, who grew up in Cork, Ireland, with a mother who lit a burner for the teapot whenever company was invited over. 
“Anyone that came to visit – the teapot went on," he said. "I grew up drinking tea; coffee was not something we drank. That whole (experience drinking tea with strangers in the Himalayas) reminded me of home.”
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