Public hospitals to keep normal hours during Holy Week

first_imgPublic hospitals belonging to the Social Security System, or Caja, will remain open during Semana Santa, or Holy Week, including Thursday and Friday.This means that emergency services at all public hospitals and clinics in Costa Rica will be available to treat patients, Caja officials said on Tuesday.Community health clinics, or EBAIS, also will keep normal schedules, as well as pharmacy and lab services, specialist consultations and maternity units.Semana Santa, or Holy Week, runs March 24-31 and is Costa Rica’s most important Catholic celebration. It means vacation from work, and most government offices are closed, transportation services are reduced, and non-tourism-related commerce comes to a halt during Holy Thursday and Good Friday. Facebook Comments No related posts.last_img read more

Washington Redskins running back Terry Allen 21

first_imgWashington Redskins running back Terry Allen (21) runs for a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys in the third quarter Sunday, Nov. 16, 1997 in Irving, Texas. In the background is Cowboys linebacker Dexter Cookley (52) (AP Photo/Eric Gay) The Arizona Cardinals have hired former Pro Bowl running back Terry Allen as the second Bidwill Fellowship Coach.The Bill Bidwill Coaching Fellowship was established in 2015 and gives recently-retired NFL players the opportunity to gain coaching experience in the NFL.Allen played for five teams in his 10-year NFL career, which spanned from 1991 to 2001.  His best season came in 1996 with the Redskins, where he rushed for 1,353 yards and a league-leading 21 touchdowns, earning his only Pro Bowl nod in the process. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Top Stories Although his career ended in 2001 with the Ravens, Allen has been working for his alma mater, Clemson for the past two seasons.  Allen finished his degree while working as an intern with the Tigers’ offensive staff, and helped them to their first national championship since 1981.Allen is the second participant of the Fellowship, and follows Levon Kirkland, who worked with the Cardinals outside linebackers.Allen will work with the Cardinals running backs for the next two seasons Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Comments   Share   Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more