New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, December 4, 1997, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

December 04, 1997

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 4, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2A a HeralcKZeitung O Thursday December Spread Outbreak From Page 1A venting transmission of the disease McWilliams said Overman sent a similar warning letter to area schools in October and school officials stepped up education and prevention measures Our custodians are doing extra said Memorial School nurse Karen Schwind The children have been educated as far as handwashing Fliers have been sent Carl Elementary nurse Gwen Mills takes a handwashing instruction road show from class to class She uses phosphorescent powder and a black light to drive home the concept of germ transmission We do these every year for all of the Mills said Students may no longer serve their own food in the Canyon High School cafeteria said school nurse Karen Voosen A lot of the students are very aware and I dont think theyre sharing food like they used she said At the lower grades my children have gotten so much literature Every child walks out of class with a squirt of soap in their hands on the way to lunch at Frazier Parents have found the ban on homemade food inconvenient said Carl Schurz PTA president Sylvia Kathka but the parents are satisfied at the information that is Memorial PTA president Tammy Mills said Parents are concerned about their children as they should be they dont want their kids to get Following commonsense hygiene rules was the best prevention against the spread of hepatitisA McWilliams said I think with a lot of help from the community we can stop this outbreak and prevent jt from becoming an she said From Page 1A the day care or any other day McWilliams said The present outbreak of hepatitis A is not the first in the county she said A more widespread outbreak occurred in 1990 We did almost an entire school population at that time at Goodwin McWilliams said The dosage for immune globulin is determined by a persons body weight On 100pound body weight the immune globulin costs she said The shots are in somewhat short supply nationwide she said Since Desert Storm its been difficult to get McWilliams said The health department was not allowed to inoculate anyone who asked with immune globulin it first had to determine that the person was at risk of getting hepatitisA she said A vaccine exists for hepatitisA McWilliams said and was available Hepatitis A WHAT IT IS Hepatitis A makes the liver sick It is caused by fecal to oral transmission SYMPTOMS Yellow skin dark urine flulike symptoms such as nausea and vomiting diarrhea HOW ITS DETECTED Can be screened through a urine sample confirmed by a blood test HOW ITS TREATED Supportive care such as bed rest arid a healthy diet including many fluids to prevent dehydration LONGLASTING EFFECTS None The liver repairs itself and usually forms an immunity to hepatitis A by David Patten physicians assistant at McKenna Neighborhood Health Center for adults at the health department The problem is you need to get it about a month before you get exposed if its going to she said McWilliams said she was ordering the vaccine for children Hopefully within a week or so well have it for the she said The health department already spent about dealingwith hepatitisA McWilliams said This has been a very expensive she said Fortunately I have a fund that is available to be used for that purpose whenever we have a situation like If the fund were exhausted McWilliams could request more money from Comal County Commissioners Court she said Obituaries LLOYD Funeral arrangemenls for Lloyd Newman age 74 arepending at Zoeller Funeral Home He passed away in Seguin Texas on Wednesday Dec 3 1997 at the Care Inn Recently Moved Getting Married New Baby Give us a call ELCOME AGON NB Lions take children Christmas shopping This Page By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND News Editor A group of New Braunfels Breakfast Lions will celebrate Christmas in the truest sense Saturday The Lions will escort 25 area children through a morning of Christmas shopping and festivities children for whom the holidays might otherwise not be so bountiful We get 25 names from the Community Service said project chairwoman Betty Marsh Each child is assigned an Police Beat A 46yearold New Braunfels man reported someone stole an equalizer and speakers valued at from his 1983 Chevy Monte Carlo while it was parked in the 400 block of Porter Street Tuesday Police said there are no suspects or witnesses A business located in the 600 block of South Hill Street reported someone stole in cash Police said there were signs of forced entry A 27yearold New Braunfels man reported someone stole a blank check from the 2SOO block of Sunset Drive on Tuesday Police said there were signs of forced entry and they had a suspect A 17yearold New Braunfels man reported someone stole a compact disc player and CDs valued at from his 1994 Ford Bronco II while it was parked in the 1500 block of Interstate 35 North on Tuesday Police said there was no sign of forced entry Local Briefs Toys for Tots collection has begun The Now Brauntels Jaycees Toys for Tots has begun Collection boxes for new and used toys are at World Car Motors on San Antonio Street Librados Century 21 and Prodigy Day Care Donations can be mailed to Box 310432 For information call 6299743 Santas Craft Show set at Senior Center The Comal County Senior Center will have its seventh annual Santas Show Saturday For information to participate in the show call Gladys Battling at 6064547 Craft bazaar takes place at FUMC First United Methodist Church will be the site for a craft bazaar and gift wrapping service from 9 to 4 on Saturday in Wesley Hall For information or to reserve a table call Carolyn at 6252465 or Allison at 6204418 The BOXCAR BILLABONG 62004 I I CHRISTMAS 1259 LOOP 337 The morning starts with a complimentary breakfast at Lubys They enjoy the breakfast and we normally have somebody dressed up as Santa Claus who brings little things at breakfast to get everybody in the right said Lion John Dorbandt a past Kids Christmas escort From Lubys the children are taken to Kmart where each child gets to spend on Christmas gifts for family members Marsh said The Breakfast Lions provide for each child and Texas Commerce Bank kicks in more she said Shopping with the children is a humbling experience Dorbandt said It is interesting to see how unselfish the kids he said They seem to think a lot about not only their parents but about their siblings and they really work at Seeing the children do their Christmas shopping sheds new light on the oftenmaterialistic holiday ritual said escort Dave Howell The average Americans when they go to buy presents for Christmas theres a lot of money spent Its unbelievable what you United Way short of goal Contributions still can be made The annual drive for the United Way of Comal County is still a little short of its goal to raise in order to help 30 different organizations in Comal County The United Way will accept all dohatioips the August through November Total contributions presently are but the United Way board members said they were confident citizens of the v Md help reach the goal Nearly 99 percent of all money raised stays in Comal County The Power of U will help thousands of citizens that need help through the 30 agencies Make donations to the United Way of County New Braunfeis Texas 78130 For information call 6207760 TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 Reach across 5 Prince of India 9 Subdue 14 Cartoonist Peter 15 Runner Zatopek 16 Excessive 17 Scream and shout 18 British subway 19 Straighten 20 Onecelled animals 22 Wished for enviously 24 Snoops 26 Octopus habitat 27 Come by 30 Froggiest 35 Urges 36 Type of chop 37 Luau dance 38 Stool pigeon 39 Patella 42 Greet formally 43 Affirm 45 Opera song 46 Hamburger extra 48 Rustic 50 Tired 51 Musical note 52 Some parties 54 Eternal 58 Sharpest 62 Snafu 63 Mil truant 65 Pollster Roper 66 Licoricelike flavoring 67 By oneself 68 Down in the dumps 69 Loathed 70 Ships steering mechanism 71 Attendance DOWN 1 Poet Teasdale 2 Baby buggy Brit 3 Domini 4 Journalists need 5 Keep 6 Entertain 7 Cranes arm 8 Actor Guinness 9 Tremble 10 Turn loose 11 Work on text 12 Racing sled 13 Sorrows opposite 21 Invigorating 23 Japanese city 25 Blacksmiths job 27 TVs Winfrey 28 Cheer at the Met PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED 11 2097 1997 United Feature Syndicate 29 pole 31 Killer whale 32 Jazz pianist Blake 33 Sailing vessel 34 Like a lions coat 36 Llama country 40 Backs of necks 41 Type of bear 44 Solitary one 47 Money for a rainy day 49 Oozed 50 Ski race 53 Bikini 54 Nursemaid 55 Actress Lollobrigida 56 Leave 57 Cummerbund 59 Ms Fitzgerald 60 Grass fungus 61 Heavy book 64 Misfortune can buy in the way of presents for he said Thats where the bonding takes place between the Lions and the kids when we go When the kids have shopped till they dropped the Lions take them to New Braunfels Independent School District Education Center for a present wrapping session and lunch and then send the kids home to spread Christmas cheer to their families For our own members its one of the favorite things we Marsh said ULTRA DENSE LUXURIOUS SHAW CARPET WAS SALE 695 SQ YD NO TRIP CHARGES WITH THIS AD DO Y6U HAVE A SINUS INFECTION Lotto Texas Est million jackpot LOTTERY Do you suffer with Facial Pain Nasal Congestion Colored If so we need volunteers for a 3 week research study involving an investigational medication FREE CT Scan of your sinuses Physician monitoring Laboratory tests and EKG Study medications QUALIFIED PATIENTS WILL BE COMPENSATED UP TO CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH Frank C Hampel 705A Landa St New Braunfels 6299036 iiiKi III III The HeraldZeitung will publish the Horizons Edition from Sunday January 18 1998 through Sunday January 25 1998 ne of the sections will be called Neighbors will be a section which depicts relationships between local family friends neighbors We are requesting photos and information for this section from you our readers Heres how it works STUMPED Call for Answers Touchtone or Rolary Phones per minute 19004543535 ext code 500 Readers will submit about their neighbors in New Braunfels and Comal County Submissions will detail the special things a particular neighbor does or why a neighbor is so special Submissions may be no longer than 500 words Stories can be dropped off at the HeraldZeitung offices or mailed to Neighbors New Braunfels HeraldZeitung 707 Landa New Braunfels Texas 78131 Deadline for submission is December to allow for photographs to be arranged Margaret Edmonson will be the contact for any questions about this section n ;