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6 I The Lovell Chronicle I October 6, 2011 ]~'~w,~ ] i:gl Rocky Mountain Elementary School kindergarten students enjoyed "swimming in the ocean" during an activity by physical education teacher Josh Sponsel as part of the National Geographic Giant Traveling Map event early last week at the school in Cowley. Pictured here are students (l-r) Brooklynn Jenkins, Allie Dickson, Malachi Larson, Isaac Rivera and (below) Fredrick Dickson. The map was spread out on the floor of the multi-purpose room at the school. Traveling map a hit at RMES Right, Emily Wolf, left, and Megan Smith watch teacher Josh Sponsel's instruction about places in North America as part of the National Geographic Giant Traveling Map activity at Rocky Mountain Elementary School last Monday, Sept. 26. The activity is designed to promote geography and map reading skills to elementary and middle school students. YOU GET: SOFA, LOVESEAT AND 3 TABLES DAVID PECK PHOTOS Continued from page 1 "I think for what they are tailored to shot with payment due at the time of'ser- do, the flu shots work very effectively," said vice. Medicare/Medicaid patients need to Hoffman. He went on to qualify that state- bring their beneficiary card at the time ment, explaining that because of"antigen- of service. Children under 18 need an ap- ic drift" all strains of the virus are not cov- pointment, Other age groups do not. ered in a particular vaccine, which makes The Senior Citizens Center in Lovell it possible to still get the flu if it is a strain is also offering a walk-in flu shot clinic. that is not covered by the shot given in a The cost is also $20 per shot and Medi- particular year. care/Medicaid patients need to follow the "It's a crap game basically, but it's same procedure as above. The clinic will much better than not having any protec- be held on Oct. 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. Shots tion," said Hoffman. will be administered by a public health North Big Horn Hospital Clinic is of- nurse. The pneumonia vaccine will also fering a quick and convenient drive-up be available for $50. Medicare will pay for clinic on Friday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 one dose of this vaccine for those who are p.m. The clinic is called Caf Influenza eligible. and individuals can stay in their vehicle, The public health department will also while hospital personnel come to them to be offering shots by appointment. To make administer the shot. The cost is $20 per an appointment call 548-6591. Continued from page 1 and partial names. Officers will be able to search just based on descriptions. "It's magic," commented Chief Lewis. "We have way more information now go- ing into a situation than we had in the past. This will allow us quicker response and a more thorough inves- tigation." The system cost $60,000. The old system was already seven years old and Lewis was finding it more and more difficult to get the kind of technical support required to keep it running efficiently. The same system is used by po- lice departments in Powell, Cody and ParkCounty. "This was the system we wanted several years ago when we were looking at systems," said Lewis So far the system, which was up and running as of Monday, Oct. 3, is running "flawlessly" said McNutt, who has been on hand to train 16 staff members at the police department and to oversee the transition from the old to the new soft- ware. "I knew this was a good system when we finally got Betsy McNutt, a professional trainer for Sun Ridge Systems, spent time at the Lovell Police Department teaching dispatchers and other staff how to use the new police communications system that was installed on Monday. it, but once I went through Lewis. "This is probably the the training I really got ex- greatest asset the depart. cited about all of the pos- ment has purchased in the sibilities it gives us," said last five or six years," t ! i :! :! I ] A kid behind the wheel?No big deal and Bluo Shied Association Rx(PDP) is a Medicare-approved Pad D sponsor. _BO8_WY File & Use 02/2212011 No Interest Financing OAC us out at "Better than Billings pricing everyday!" LoveU 548-2269 Cody 527-5990 Worland 347-6548 1 Chronicle ..... I I IIIII IIII IIIIIIIIII I II I IIIII111/111 IIII