COVID-19 UPDATES, ADVISORY, AND RESOURCES
Ways to Prevent from Being Infected with COVID-19
As we all are informed about the COVID-19 pandemic, the Community Upliftment Program, Inc. would like to share some news that includes the ways to prevent from exposing/contracting from COVID 19. This news includes the sources from various authentic institutions such as CDC, NIH, and WHO. COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The outbreak first started in China, but the virus continues to spread internationally and in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated this guidance as additional information becomes available (CDC, 2020).
For all workers, regardless of specific exposure risks, it is always a good practice to:
- Frequently wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. When soap and running water are unavailable, use an alcohol-based hand rub with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands that are visibly soiled.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
- Keep social distances.
- Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell.
- Wear face masks and gloves while going to the grocery stores and emergency hospitals.
COVID-19 RELATED VIDEO RESOURCES
The Unitarian Universalist Society of Greater Springfield had kickoff a second annual event on November 18th, 2019. During those events, treasures of the Community Upliftment Program, Inc., Mr. Bhagi Giri, IT specialist Mr. Dhiren Biswa, Chandra Chamlagai, and Associate Director Lila Chamlagai had attended the events. Jenisha Pokhrel had also performed her dance on behalf of the Community Upliftment Program, Inc.
NEW NEPALI CLASSES IS OFFICIALLY LAUNCH
By Lila Chamlagai
“One language sets you in a hall forever. Two dialects open each entryway en route.”
Keeping this idea as a central thought, Community Upliftment Program, Inc., is enchanted to start the new Nepali class in 465 Belmont Ave., Springfield, Massachusetts from today. Mr. Birkha Subedhi a Nepali class educator had exceptionally empowered and spurred the member also guardians to proceed to peruse and compose our mom dialects. In spite of being in western nations, it is essential to realize our first language. Thus, it is extremely advantageous to speak with guardians, said Mr. Subedi. Mr. Subedi instructed the Nepali class in the Bhutanese refugee camp, Beldhagi, Jhapa Nepal for right around two decades.
In the principal of almost seven days’ stretch of the class, approximately eight children had participated in the class. The community folks are exceptionally energized and happy to send their kids in the Nepali classes. The Nepali class which has been facilitated by Community Upliftment Program, Inc., is the achievement in the advancement of Nepali writing, our dialects, and societies too. By encouraging just Nepali classes to our youngsters and children we can advance and protect the Nepali dialects nearly by 30%. Plus, it is imperative to sort out and draw in the kids on different conventions and social occasions, for example, dashara, Diwali are the centrality of praising those occasions and passing into our kids, said Ganga Thapa, one of the member’s guardians.
At long last, Head Working Official; Prakash Pathak, Program Coordinator; Muna Baniya, Program Associates; Bhumika Giri, and IT technologist; Dhiren Sen had additionally accomplished the gathering to give their significant criticism and liberal time to get this going. Community Upliftment Program, Inc., wants to acknowledge and thank their volunteers. Furthermore, we will constantly respect the new members for the welfare of this Hampden region occupant.