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Christmas Vacation & COVID

By Austin Walker on December 17, 2020 in COVID-19, Social Distancing, Contact Tracing

The holiday season is for many the best time of year. Getting together with family that we haven’t been able to see often enough this year for Thanksgiving was a wonderful time. Many of us are now looking forward to seeing those same family...

The 411 on Vaccines

By Nicklas Thilen on December 4, 2020 in Return to Work, COVID-19

When your body is attacked by a virus, your immune system uses white blood cells to search out, identify and produce specialized antibodies to attack the identified germs. After any infection, the body keeps a few white blood cells known as...

Keeping up with the CDC

By Chad Leonard on November 19, 2020 in Screening, Modjoul Health, COVID-19, Social Distancing, Contact Tracing

As if inventing new policies and procedures for an entire company isn’t enough in the wake of Coronavirus, the CDC seems to regularly change their guidance on matters surrounding it. I’m not here to say this is unwarranted. It actually makes...

Can I Do More?

By Eric Martinez on November 17, 2020 in Screening, Return to Work, COVID-19, Mobile App, Social Distancing, Contact Tracing

Businesses have gotten the basics down for having employees wear masks, installing plexiglass and signs to wash your hands frequently, but there is more that can be done in helping prevent Covid-19 spread at work. Keys to controlling the virus at...

Are We There Yet!?!

By Josh Turner on November 13, 2020 in Return to Work, COVID-19

Happy Friday the 13th! For most of us, 2020 in its entirety has felt like one long Friday the 13th – either the random super unlucky sixth day of the week that’s also the thirteenth day of month OR the slasher series of horror films, take your...

The Hammer and The Dance

By Lucas Bradford on November 5, 2020 in Screening, COVID-19, Social Distancing, Contact Tracing

Are you reading this from your desk at the office? Do you find that your quarantine social-bubble is expanding (or bursting)? The new normal is happening now, and the reality is that our society is living by a new set of rules. In the beginning,...

Wearable Tech Can Eliminate Workplace Scares!

By Austin Walker on October 30, 2020 in Workplace Wearables, Workplace Safety, Injury Reporting, COVID-19, Lone Worker

There is nothing scarier this time of year than workplace injuries and fatalities. Over the past years, total workplace injuries and fatalities in the US have actually increased slightly. However, it is not all doom and gloom this Halloween,...

3 Ways to Intelligently Apply Contact Tracing Wearables

By Shridhar Kulkarni on October 20, 2020 in Return to Work, COVID-19, Social Distancing, Contact Tracing

Now at this very moment I knew that the United States was in the war…. Hitler's fate was sealed. Mussolini's fate was sealed. As for the Japanese, they would be ground to a powder. All the rest was the proper application of overwhelming force.”-...

Resurgence of Covid-19 in Europe: What Does it Mean for US Businesses?

By Praveen Nedumpully Govindan, PhD on October 13, 2020 in Workplace Safety, Screening, COVID-19, Contact Tracing

Earlier this year, after now-what-seems a relatively short stint of explosion of corona virus cases, Europe by and large managed to restrict the daily case number to smaller numbers. Countries like Italy and Spain, which saw the worst of the...

COVID-19 University Update: Clemson Edition

By Lucas Bradford on September 16, 2020 in COVID-19

This summer we blogged about what universities would look with the pandemic extending into their fall semesters. At the time, the California State University system and just made the decision to cancel in person classes for the fall. Many...