Daily Archives: June 20, 2011

Excessive Heat Watch for Imperial County, CA

EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA: SOUTHWEST ARIZONA AND SOUTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: TACNA… WELLTON… FORTUNA FOOTHILLS… YUMA… QUARTZSITE… SALOME… EHRENBERG… PARKER… CHIRIACO SUMMIT… DESERT CENTER… BLYTHE… BRAWLEY… CALEXICO… EL CENTRO

* TEMPERATURE: HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL REACH 112 TO 115 DEGREES IN THE LOWER DESERTS WEDNESDAY.

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More People with Medicare Receiving Free Preventive Care

New CMS campaign to educate seniors about new free preventive care provided by Affordable Care Act

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today released a new report showing that more than 5 million Americans with traditional Medicare – or nearly one in six people with Medicare – took advantage of one or more of the recommended preventive benefits now available for free thanks to the Affordable Care Act.  Also today, Medicare launched a nationwide public outreach campaign, including a letter to doctors and a new Public Service Announcement that will raise awareness about all of the important preventive benefits now covered at no charge to patients, including the new Annual Wellness Visit benefit created by the Affordable Care Act.

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Excessive Heat This Week Imperial Valley Cool Centers Open

Imperial County Cool Centers 2011

Imperial Valley Forcast 113° for Wednesday

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Calexico High School Class Of 2011 Has 562 Graduates

By Jim Predmore

Valedictorian Amanda Michelle Hurych

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351 Brawley Students Celebrate On A Warm Summer Night

By
Chris Furguson

A Seat at the Brawley High Class of 2011 Graduation ceremony is decorated in honor of fallen student Anthony Garcia who passed away due to cancer earlier this year. The seat was located where Garcia would have sat during the ceremony. In total, 351 students were given their diplomas during the evening June 9th. More photos inside. Chris Furguson Photo.

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