Public Notice – Criteria Architect/Engineer

The Mount Vernon City Schools is seeking ‘Request for Qualifications’ for a Criterion Architect/Engineer for two Design-Build projects: a Multi-Purpose Field House and a Maintenance/Transportation Building.  Interested parties can review the complete RFQ with submittal instructions on the district’s website: (


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Zika Infection During Pregnancy May Disrupt Fetal Oxygen Supply

A female Aedes mosquito. NIAID

NIH-funded study observes virus-induced placental damage in monkeys.


Zika virus infection appears to affect oxygen delivery to the fetuses of pregnant monkeys, according to a small study funded by the National Institutes of Health. Researchers also observed a high degree of inflammation in the placenta and lining of the uterus, which can harm the fetal immune system and increase a newborn’s susceptibility to additional infections.Read full story

Ohio Department of Education Offers Assistance to Families Affected by ECOT Suspension

The Ohio Department of Education has resources available for families and educators affected by the suspension of ECOT by the ESC of Lake Erie West.

“The Ohio Department of Education is prepared to support students and families in identifying new educational opportunities to meet their needs,” said Paolo DeMaria, superintendent of public instruction.

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