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2A Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 Feather River Bulletin PDH employees learn how to don protective gear Debra Moore Staff Writer dmoore@plumasnews,com From housekeeping to nursing, Plumas District Hospital staff is preparing for Ebola. Anyone who could come into contact with an Ebola patient is learning how to properly don and doff protective clothing designed to prevent exposure to the lethal virus. "A lot of the people who contracted Ebola weren't properly covered," said Tiffany Leonhardt, a spokeswoman for the hospital. "We want to ensure that our employees know how to be totally covered, and it's kind of a massive undertaking." It's not easy to put on the suit and it's even more difficult to take it off without inadvertently contaminating oneself. While it may not be likely that a patient will walk into the emergency room or one of the clinics with Ebola, it's certainly possible. "It's realistic that it could happen some day," Leonhardt said, "and any of the people on staff could come into contact with the patient." Safety consultant Steve . Tolen has been helping the staff learn how to put on the gear according to the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control Nurse Susie Pettengill (foreground) practices moving in her protective gear. In the background, respiratory therapist Brian Walmer, emergency medical technician Eddy Mutch, consultant Steve Tolen and EMT Tyson Rael participate in the first day of a week of training for Plumas District Hospital employees. and Prevention. In addition to the protective clothing, all staffhas been instructed to ask about the patient's travel history and what steps should be taken if the patient could have the virus. Nurse Susie Pettengill models the clothing that should protect her if she comes in contact with an Ebola patient. Many of the hospitals' employees learned how to properly put on and take off the gear during a recent training. Photos submitted filamll COME TO THE RUMMAGE SALE OF THE CENTURY! EPHC's Portola Campus Ed. Center (behind fhe hospital) Quality clothing, furniture, toys, household items, and other goodies, just in time for the holidays! !. Hot cider, refreshments, and Santa Claus will be on SAT, DEC. 6TH, FROM 9AM- 3 PM new volunteer group formed focus ls cfotfng and " school supplies for our school children. Contact Regina: 832.651 O; rmartinez@ephc.org for more information, i From Our Family to Yours- Happy Thanksgiving! CAKES 8 CUPCAKES We'll Be Closed: Thursday & Friday Nov 27th & 28th Open: . Small Business Saturday , Nov 29th 9-4pm Thank .You For Your Patronage!. (530) 283-0924 1947 Lee Road COaUonty expands hours of green waste disposal "It aU went smoothly," said A standard pickup load Staff Writer dmoore@plumasnews.com i Less than a week after it began its green Waste program, the Plumas County Public Works Department announced that tt is expanding its hours and days of service, Dgits first Week of:' oper:ation, the county acce!pted green waste for a couple of hours Saturday morning, Nov. 8. But due to demand -- Feather River College alone planned to bring three dump-truck loads of pine needles and leaves to the collection site -- it will now be open Friday through Sunday. Jim Graham, of the public works department, about the first day of operation. The green waste is being accepted at Feather River Disposal at 1166 Industrial Way in Quincy. The hours of operation until further notice are: Friday: 3 to 5 p.m.  Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The site will accept pine needles and leaves, and brush and limbs that are not greater than 2 feet long. No processed or treated wood will be accepted.. The cost varies from $1.25 for a trash container of up to 50 gallons, to $17.50 for a long-bed pickup with sideboards. costs $6.50. The collected debris will be incinerated using a portable incinerator purchased by the public works department. The county stepped in to provide a solution when American Valley residents lost the ability to take their yard dbri t ierra P.aJ!,. Public Wbks*Dir e-f0 ' Perreault considered a variety of solutions before recommending the incinerator option to the Board of Supervisors for approval. For more information about the green waste program, call public works at 283-6268 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Desserl Cakes* 8" round serves 16 s56 9" round serves 32 s96 Cupcakes* Two flavors 24/s56 Filled cupcakes add .25 ea. Custom Cakes* Start at $4.50 a serving (includes fondant) The final price is based upon design. i.e. tier cakes, theme cakes, wedding, baby shower,, please call to discuss design. {}} All custom cake orders need to be placed two weeks in advance. Cupcakes or dessert cake _ orders at least 72 hours in advance i.e. order Weds for Fri pick-up. Nov. - April only. All prices are based on current cost of goods, overhead  "1 ,q1  and labor. Prices are subject to change without notice. "-IFaCI-S ,,,,_, Hours Mort Fri 10am 3 m Sunda b a t onl -weet  : .- . - p " Y y PP Y ';'> 185 S. Mill Creek Rd., Quincy (530) 283-1766 k--r-- Cottage Food Operation Plumas Co. permit # 14-4258 IS ALL ITTAKES TO NEED,,. Collision Repair Professionals Fairgrounds I-rh I 2A Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 Feather River Bulletin PDH employees learn how to don protective gear Debra Moore Staff Writer dmoore@plumasnews,com From housekeeping to nursing, Plumas District Hospital staff is preparing for Ebola. Anyone who could come into contact with an Ebola patient is learning how to properly don and doff protective clothing designed to prevent exposure to the lethal virus. "A lot of the people who contracted Ebola weren't properly covered," said Tiffany Leonhardt, a spokeswoman for the hospital. "We want to ensure that our employees know how to be totally covered, and it's kind of a massive undertaking." It's not easy to put on the suit and it's even more difficult to take it off without inadvertently contaminating oneself. While it may not be likely that a patient will walk into the emergency room or one of the clinics with Ebola, it's certainly possible. "It's realistic that it could happen some day," Leonhardt said, "and any of the people on staff could come into contact with the patient." Safety consultant Steve . Tolen has been helping the staff learn how to put on the gear according to the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control Nurse Susie Pettengill (foreground) practices moving in her protective gear. In the background, respiratory therapist Brian Walmer, emergency medical technician Eddy Mutch, consultant Steve Tolen and EMT Tyson Rael participate in the first day of a week of training for Plumas District Hospital employees. and Prevention. In addition to the protective clothing, all staffhas been instructed to ask about the patient's travel history and what steps should be taken if the patient could have the virus. Nurse Susie Pettengill models the clothing that should protect her if she comes in contact with an Ebola patient. Many of the hospitals' employees learned how to properly put on and take off the gear during a recent training. Photos submitted filamll COME TO THE RUMMAGE SALE OF THE CENTURY! EPHC's Portola Campus Ed. Center (behind fhe hospital) Quality clothing, furniture, toys, household items, and other goodies, just in time for the holidays! !. Hot cider, refreshments, and Santa Claus will be on SAT, DEC. 6TH, FROM 9AM- 3 PM new volunteer group formed focus ls cfotfng and " school supplies for our school children. Contact Regina: 832.651 O; rmartinez@ephc.org for more information, i From Our Family to Yours- Happy Thanksgiving! CAKES 8 CUPCAKES We'll Be Closed: Thursday & Friday Nov 27th & 28th Open: . Small Business Saturday , Nov 29th 9-4pm Thank .You For Your Patronage!. (530) 283-0924 1947 Lee Road COaUonty expands hours of green waste disposal "It aU went smoothly," said A standard pickup load Staff Writer dmoore@plumasnews.com i Less than a week after it began its green Waste program, the Plumas County Public Works Department announced that tt is expanding its hours and days of service, Dgits first Week of:' oper:ation, the county acce!pted green waste for a couple of hours Saturday morning, Nov. 8. But due to demand -- Feather River College alone planned to bring three dump-truck loads of pine needles and leaves to the collection site -- it will now be open Friday through Sunday. Jim Graham, of the public works department, about the first day of operation. The green waste is being accepted at Feather River Disposal at 1166 Industrial Way in Quincy. The hours of operation until further notice are: Friday: 3 to 5 p.m.  Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The site will accept pine needles and leaves, and brush and limbs that are not greater than 2 feet long. No processed or treated wood will be accepted.. The cost varies from $1.25 for a trash container of up to 50 gallons, to $17.50 for a long-bed pickup with sideboards. costs $6.50. The collected debris will be incinerated using a portable incinerator purchased by the public works department. The county stepped in to provide a solution when American Valley residents lost the ability to take their yard dbri t ierra P.aJ!,. Public Wbks*Dir e-f0 ' Perreault considered a variety of solutions before recommending the incinerator option to the Board of Supervisors for approval. For more information about the green waste program, call public works at 283-6268 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Desserl Cakes* 8" round serves 16 s56 9" round serves 32 s96 Cupcakes* Two flavors 24/s56 Filled cupcakes add .25 ea. Custom Cakes* Start at $4.50 a serving (includes fondant) The final price is based upon design. i.e. tier cakes, theme cakes, wedding, baby shower,, please call to discuss design. {}} All custom cake orders need to be placed two weeks in advance. Cupcakes or dessert cake _ orders at least 72 hours in advance i.e. order Weds for Fri pick-up. Nov. - April only. All prices are based on current cost of goods, overhead  "1 ,q1  and labor. Prices are subject to change without notice. "-IFaCI-S ,,,,_, Hours Mort Fri 10am 3 m Sunda b a t onl -weet  : .- . - p " Y y PP Y ';'> 185 S. Mill Creek Rd., Quincy (530) 283-1766 k--r-- Cottage Food Operation Plumas Co. permit # 14-4258 IS ALL ITTAKES TO NEED,,. Collision Repair Professionals Fairgrounds I-rh I