What is polio?

Craig Hall

JAN. 12, 2022

Polio, or poliomyelitis, is a paralyzing and potentially deadly infectious disease that most commonly affects children under the age of 5. The virus spreads from person to person, typically through contaminated water. It can then attack the nervous system.

Rotary Club of Placentia
Weekly Meeting
January 12, 2022

In attendance for the weekly meeting at Alta Vista CC of Placentia Kathi Glenn Ward Alice Roy Nate Maverick Elizabeth Jim Debye Polly Craig Hugh Ron
ZOOM – Lisa
Gue:t; Dr. Harry Charm
We kicked things off at 7:00 am with the pledge from Elizabeth and words of inspiration from Ward.

COMMUNITY REPORT WARD
1 council meeting this month next week
Special meeting of council on 19th for new district maps
Planning Commission met last night
Several meetings have been canceled due to staffing issues
Parks projects ongoing, Goldenrod completed
Denis Blake thanked Rotary at merchant meeting yesterday, 14000 in attendance for Tamalefest, looking at new layout for next year
JPI parking structure is almost finished on new building on Crowther
Everyone counts project coming up. Our area is on the 26th of Jan. 2 sessions one in morning one in evening.
CHAMBER NEWS KATHI
Grand Opening at Rasha Insurance 5-7pm tomorrow
Rembrandt’s Friday Power Lunch 11-1:30pm (Mobile Massage speaker)
CLUB NEWS
ALICE
Last night was monthly meeting, 8 in attendance. Next month we will begin having the monthly evening meeting on Tuesday and NO MEETING THE FOLLOWING MORNING
Kevin lost his father this week funeral service next week. Happy to see him and Lorraine last night to convey condolences.
WARD
We have 10000 N95 masks to give away in district. Please take.
KATHI
Miss Placentia Miss Yorba Linda program has contacted us, and we will be sponsoring a Miss and a Teen at $300 each. Application coming soon with their platform spelled out for us to evaluate. We will need a group to read over and evaluate for our sponsorship.
ALICE
We will be buying a table at the EXCELLENCE IN PLACENTIA dinner. Maverick has been nominated.
BREAKFAST 7:15
Fine Master: HUGH
Alice Bday Saturday $75 to Paul Harris

HAPPY BUCKS
Ward $2 went to first Ducks game
Debye $2 Daughter just bought home in Placentia and is pregnant
Polly $3 Happy New Year
Craig Hall $1 No COVID at Home $10 son got engaged
Hugh $2 Grand Kids at home no SCHOOL
CLUB ASSEMBLY
Dr Harry Charm form Anaheim hills club.
An optometrist and teacher in Fullerton, on District Polio Plus Committee
POLIO PLUS PRESENTATION
ROTARY INVOLVEMENT in eradication of polio worldwide
1950’s 55000 cases worldwide
Salk vaccine 1954 ( injection )
Sabin vaccine 1961 ( oral ) not use much in US until 2000’s
Many famous people suffered from Polio, Alan Alda, Wilma Rudolph, Frances Ford Coppola
Rotary began involvement with eradication in 1978
1979 6 million children receive vaccine in Philippines
1982 “polio 2005” is born, 1000 cases a day reported,
Vaccinate 500 million kids will cost $100 million. Goal set and Polio Plus born
1988 WHO partners with Rotary as well as UNICEF
2007 Gates Foundation joins the initiative
2019 GAVI alliance joins initiative
3 types of polio each treated differently
Type 2 & 3 have been eradicated
Vaccine Derived Polio now an issue, 580 cases in 2021, 1113 in 2020
Polio Plus Society is at least $100/RY in commitment
JOIN TODAY AND HELP END POLIO
Thank You Dr. Charm!!!!

The raffle winner is Jim!!! Thanks to Maverick, this week’s sponsor.
4 WAY TEST – CRAIG

MEETING ADJOURNED 8:05am