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COVID-19 Action Plans – What Are They?

Next Steps Towards Reopening California is currently experiencing a roll back in the reopening plan due to increased COVID cases and hospitalizations. This is a great time to evaluate the effectiveness of your back to work employee and customer health and safety plan. To ensure businesses remain safe and low-risk environments for the spread of…
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The Ongoing Changes of Face Mask Laws in Southern California

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic grows, health officials are recommending the general public to wear face masks or facial coverings to minimize the spread of the virus. The CDC (Center for Disease Control) advises putting on a cloth face covering when going out in public areas, such as grocery stores. Some city and county officials have taken this advisory…
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Wearing a Mask: How, When and Why

The CDC recently began recommending that everyone wear a mask when going out in public. So how did they come to this conclusion? What is the difference between the different masks on the market? What’s the difference between a mask and a respirator? What mask should I wear? And if this is a good idea,…
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Environmental Surface Testing for COVID-19: Swab Testing

Worried About Possible Coronavirus Contamination?  What happens when you have a confirmed case that occupies a workspace or public area? Is there a way to show your employees and patrons that the area is safe to occupy after a coworker is showing suspect symptoms or has tested positive? A specialized decontamination plan can be implemented for affected the area. Once the cleaning is completed, decontamination can be verified through both ATP (Adenosine…
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Reopening Hotels after COVID-19 

 Vacation Season Is Just Around the Corner!  The sun is out and the weather is warming up, so what does that mean for the hospitality industry and reopening hotels? GPS tracking has noted a consistent uptick in travel as people are getting cabin fever. It is highly anticipated that “staycations” where families will visit nearby locations 2-5 hours drive…
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Personal Protective Equipment Training

At this time, California has almost 55,000 confirmed coronavirus cases. In Orange County alone, 1,691 cases have been reported, wherein 148 cases are currently hospitalized and 54 cases are in the ICU, as reported by 24 hospitals. With the number of hospital cases remaining steady over the past month, healthcare workers spend an increased amount…
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Essential Worker Protection: Steps to take to stop the spread

With the California Stay–At–Home Order still in effect, the strain on essential worker protection is higher than ever. As an employer/employee of this workforce, the question arises, how can I protect myself or my workers and ensure their safety?   What PPE and Training Should I Offer?  The basic CDC guidelines of social distancing and frequent hand…
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Healthcare PPE: What You Need to Know

We know about the lack of proper PPE for our healthcare facilities in California and for most of the country. So, what can be done now to protect our healthcare workers?  There have been 1,425 Coronavirus reported cases in Orange County and 10,854 reported cases in Los Angeles County. Per a KTLA article, recent infections at healthcare facilities include cases of…
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