Navigation Links
Statement by Alan Lambert, Scout Executive, National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America (NCAC) Concerning Closure of Goshen Scout Reservation August 3, 2008

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At my direction, effective noon today, Goshen Scout Reservation has been closed and will remain so until further notice. Earlier today, the National Capital Area Council (NCAC), BSA was made aware of three additional Scouts showing symptomatic signs of E. coli bacteria infection. The affected Scouts were at Goshen Scout Reservation during week 5 (July 28 - August 2). As of today, the source of the bacteria remains unconfirmed. There were 1,310 Scouts, adult leaders and staff attending Goshen during week 5. Our Council immediately decided that closing Goshen Scout Reservation was in the best interest of the Scouts, adult leaders and our camp staff. We have alerted the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) of this decision and continue to cooperate fully with VDH officials.

All Scouts, adult leaders and camp staff arriving for week 6 (Aug. 3 - Aug. 9) are being notified of this decision and our Council leadership is contacting the unit leader of record from every unit in camp during week 5 and notifying them of the situation.

Safety is the number one priority at Goshen Scout Reservation - for the Scouts, adult leaders and our staff.

A press conference to address this decision is being planned for Monday, August 4. Details forthcoming.

SOURCE National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Pelosi Statement on Congress Sending Consumer Product Safety Legislation to President
2. PCMA Statement on Baucus-Conrad Comparative Effectiveness Legislation
3. AutoGenomics, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering
4. Pelosi Statement on House Passage of Global AIDS Legislation
5. Cord Blood America CEO Announces Statement Regarding Expansion and Company Valuation
6. Statement Regarding Los Angeles City Attorney Enforcement Action
7. Pelosi Statement on the Death of Dr. Michael DeBakey
8. Newt Gingrich Statement on the Loss of Tony Snow
9. Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative Statement on Passage of Medicare Bill
10. Statement on CDC Announcement That 70 Percent of the U. S. Population Now Receives Optimally Fluoridated Water By Mark J. Feldman, DMD, President, American Dental Association
11. PCMA Statement on Passage of Medicare Bill: E-Prescribing Requirement a Major Victory for Seniors
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/13/2015)... ... October 13, 2015 , ... Relay ... messaging application, announced today a significant contract that will provide its award-winning private ... to build on the growing success of its Relay program, IBX Wire™, which ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... ST. LOUIS and CHENNAI, India (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2015 ... ... the development of advanced camera solutions, today announced See3CAM_CU40, the industry’s first ... stand-alone MIPI CSI-2 module. See3CAM_CU40, a new member of e-con’s See3CAM family of UVC ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... ... October 13, 2015 , ... A child without a healthy ... SmileCareClub , the leading remote invisible aligner system, has joined with Global Dental ... without it. For each aligner treatment plan purchased, SmileCareClub will donate one clinic visit ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... ... October 13, 2015 , ... Protein is essential to good health. ... bone, and blood. But how much protein does the average man need in order ... according to the October 2015 issue of Harvard Men's Health Watch . Most ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... ... October 13, 2015 , ... Nordic ... unique health needs of new moms. Postnatal Omega-3, which has been named ... utilizes Nordic Naturals’ exclusive, new, ultra-concentrated omega-3 oil. This breakthrough oil combines ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/13/2015)... YORK , Oct. 13, 2015 Pomerantz ... filed against Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. ("Amicus" or the "Company")(NASDAQ: ... filed in United States District Court, District of ... a class consisting of all persons or entities who ... 1, 2015 inclusive (the "Class Period"). This class action seeks ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... BOSTON , Oct. 13, 2015 ... lawsuits against GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) related to the pharmaceutical ... defects alleged to have been caused by their ... profile of this drug for pregnant women.   Due ... lawsuits against GSK, The United States Judicial Panel ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... Oct. 13, 2015 VIVA Physicians, a not-for-profit ... and intervention through education and research, is excited to ... 2015 . Sixteen trial results, featuring the latest in ... first time on Monday and Tuesday, November 2 and ... --> --> Since 2003, VIVA Physicians ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: