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2020 Fourth of July
COVID-Savvy Fourth of July Celebrations

Summer is here which means the 4th of July is just around the corner. As states are currently in very different stages of COVID outbreak, it remains important to listen to local and state guidelines to help prevent transmission for yourself and your community. Be sure to familiarize yourself with what is going on in…

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Boating with People During Coronavirus Pandemic
6 Steps for a Safer Boating Trip During COVID-19

With Summer finally here, outdoor activities are becoming more desirable as a means to escape the confines of quarantine while still being mindful of personal safety. Taking a trip out on a boat is a terrific way to enjoy the warmer weather and remain socially distant. Here are a few things to keep in mind…

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The CARES Act = Healthier Schools
How the CARES Act Can Help Make Your School a Healthier Place

With schools closing unexpectedly due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the past few months have truly showcased the innovation and inventiveness of our nation’s school teachers.  Many parents, having to step up to support schooling more than normal, have a refreshed appreciation for what happens in the classroom.  Despite circumstances bringing out the best in teachers…

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Final Clearance Measures

As our government takes the beginning steps of loosening social distancing restrictions in an effort to reopen the economy, we each have a responsibility to implement, and adhere to, safe and practical standards. The Opening Up America Again plan released by the federal government, depends on leaders at all levels to make smart choices for…

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Returning to Business after COVID-19
Returning to Normal Business After COVID-19

Preparation will be key. As states, local governments, and communities attempt to resolve the economic impact of the shelter-at-home time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses should look to developing and implementing their plans and policies for returning to normal operation. In order to reduce the rate of exposure to infection among employees as they…

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N95 Respirators & PPE:

Desperate Measures = Dangerous Outcomes With the shortage of N95 respirators for our frontline healthcare workers, hospitals are resorting to the tools they have at hand without realizing they could be infecting rather than protecting their workers. While this may feel like uncharted waters for many healthcare facilities, there are existing studies, tools, and technologies…

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COVID-19 Coronavirus and Facility Closures
What to Do When Your Facility has Closed Because of COVID-19

Making the Best of Your Closure As Coronavirus spreads through the country, and state and local governments mandate the closure of non-essential businesses, Facility Directors have an opportunity to evaluate protocols and thoroughly decontaminate their facilities.  A strategic infection prevention and mitigation plan is imperative going forward for every facility to ensure the safety of…

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3 Considerations for Facility Directors in the Face of Coronavirus Spread

As transmission of COVID-19 continues to gain momentum here in the United States, concerns about transmission of the disease in facilities have hit unprecedented levels. You, as a Facility Director, face a multi-faceted challenge; how to keep your business running as smoothly as possible while dealing with circumstance beyond your control. “Now’s the time for businesses,…

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8 Things Every Facilities Director Needs To Know About Coronavirus

Preparedness for COVID-19 in spaces for which you are responsible Facilities Directors face a multi-faceted dilemma when considering the possibility of a viral pandemic or infection outbreak such as what we are seeing transpire around the globe with the Coronavirus: The time is now to either gather policies already in place for an epidemic/pandemic/emergency preparedness…

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