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Is Your Staff Completing the Proper Compliance Training?

Here’s the Training Everyone Handling Medical Waste Must Have Anyone who’s handling or exposed to medical waste in your organization is required by law to take the proper compliance training courses and any updates or follow up training. Making this training a priority is key to ensuring that your facility remains compliant and also to…
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The Flu Vaccine & COVID-19

Why This Season’s Flu Shot Is More Important Than Ever The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone’s life in many different ways, and one very important impact is the decrease in routine medical care visits. The fear of exposure and infection has caused many people to stay clear of their doctor’s office and to put off…
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N95 Respirators for Healthcare Workers – What are OSHA Standards?

Here’s What You Need to Know Healthcare workers are perhaps the most at risk for any infectious diseases and now, as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring they have the correct face coverings is a key step in mitigating health risks. What’s the Difference Between Surgical Masks and N95 Respirators? Surgical masks are…
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College Campuses & COVID-19

Will Universities Be a New Epicenter for the Virus? Student athletes around the country have begun returning to college campuses to start training for their upcoming seasons and universities are preparing to welcome back tens of thousands of students in just a few weeks. In early July, there were several outbreaks among coaches, athletes and…
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New CDC Guidelines for Dental Offices During the Pandemic

Controlling & Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 As with many other businesses, dental practices have begun seeing patients again, many on a limited basis and based on the need of the patient. But just like restaurants who are being told to maintain social distancing and capacity levels, dental offices need to follow the guidelines of…
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New CDC Guidelines for Nursing Homes & Long Term Care Facilities

What You Need to Know as the Pandemic Continues The COVID-19 pandemic has not only ravaged the world, it has devastated our seniors, taking the lives of tens of thousands of those over the age of 65. Now, as many businesses begin to reopen, nursing homes and long term care facilities are faced with challenges…
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Should You Get an Antibody Test?

What You Need to Know Before You Do Antibody testing is the newest topic we all keep hearing about as it applies to the COVID-19 pandemic. While there’s tons of information circulating out there, many people are wondering what all the buzz is about—do we need this test to return to work or school? Will…
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Ready to Resume Optional Surgeries & Procedures?

Top Ways to Prep Your Facility & Staff Medical facilities around the United States were mandated to halt optional surgeries and procedures throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. Now that restrictions are slowly being relaxed, it’s important to ensure that you have the proper protocols in place to keep your patients and your staff safe and prevent…
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Retail Pharmacies and Vaccines

Implementing Best Practices for Sharps Disposal In the last few years, retail pharmacies across the United States have taken on the role of administering vaccines, offering an alternative to the need for people to visit a physician’s office. This service is a convenient way to encourage people who might not otherwise get a vaccine. Millions…
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How to Safely Handle COVID-19 Medical Waste

Tips for Preventing Exposure As we navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers and medical professionals at all levels are on the front lines, risking their lives to save others. As this disease and its effects evolve, everyone, including citizens, needs to ensure they are up to date on not only preventing infection through proper…
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