With over a million lives lost, the COVID-19 pandemic has made a devastating impact on the world. As of writing, the death rate from total cases sits at 2.8%. This fact has put many things into perspective when it comes to managing the spread of the virus. One of the best ways to slow community spread is through contract tracing, and that can only be done effectively in conjunction with mass testing.Continue reading “5 Reasons Why Mass Testing For Coronavirus Should Be A Government Priority”
Now that the world has started to slowly reopen, many businesses have begun to return to normal operations. Offices and stores are opening their doors with new safety guidelines in place to help limit the community spread of COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean that there is less risk involved when it comes to transmission of the illness.
The virus itself has not gone away, nor does it appear to be disappearing in the near future. This means that the risk of contracting the virus needs to be taken into account as offices reopen and things return to business as usual.Continue reading “5 Ways To Minimize Transmission Of Coronavirus In The Office”
Many places have implemented mandatory mask rules to help slow or limit the spread of COVID-19. Wearing masks has been shown to reduce the rate at which the virus spreads by limiting air droplet transference in areas where people can’t maintain a sufficient enough distance between themselves and others.
Places such as grocery stores, restaurants, malls, and retail establishments have implemented the new mask rule to help keep public safety a number one priority during this global pandemic. As lockdowns and quarantines are lifted, many offices are following suit by reopening to normal business hours and status – but are masks necessary in offices as they are in other businesses?Continue reading “Are Face Masks Necessary To Ensure A COVID-Safe Office Environment?”
Now that lockdown restrictions are easing worldwide, many governments have decided it’s time to get back to business. The economy is reopening, but that doesn’t mean that COVID-19 has disappeared. In fact, in many places around the world, the virus is still running rampant.
In most locations, safety measures have been put into place to avoid further unchecked spread of the disease and the grave implications it could have. But there will be some inevitable outbreaks of the virus once people resume their normal day-to-day lives. So, how do you deal with an outbreak in your neck of the woods if it happens? Here’s how to manage and track a coronavirus outbreak in your office.Continue reading “How To Manage And Track A Coronavirus Outbreak In Your Office”
Taking care of your mental health is an important part of overall health, even in the best of circumstances. During times of high stress, the decline of overall mental health can occur and leave a person feeling both mentally and physically ill. The rise of mental health conditions in the last 20 years has been significant, especially in young adults and adolescents. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 25% of people will suffer from some form of mental disorder during their lifetime.
Due to the state of the world during the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health is at the top of the health priority list because of the added anxiety and worry. Many people will be plagued with worry over the health of themselves and their loved ones, unemployment and job loss, and routine changes that could lead to worsening depression or anxiety. Taking care of yourself during a global pandemic may pose its own difficulties, but there are ways to stay on top of things so your mental health doesn’t suffer.Continue reading “6 Ways To Naturally Improve Your Mental Health During Lockdown”