The Importance of Flu Shots, Post-Pandemic

The Importance of Flu Shots, Post-Pandemic

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccines have been a hot topic. From the development to the distribution, everyone has been talking about the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccines. But what about your yearly flu shot? As the pandemic slowly comes to an end, flu shots are more important than ever. The fact is, a flu shot has other benefits in the post-pandemic world outside of just protecting you from the flu

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OnSite Health Offering Ultralow-Cost Employee Rapid PCR COVID-19 Testing

OnSite Health Offering Ultralow-Cost Employee Rapid PCR COVID-19 Testing

With individuals and businesses now lifting their mask mandates and rolling out vaccines for employees, COVID-19 testing still remains top of mind to ensure employee health and safety. To aid in these efforts, OnSite Health is offering Ultralow-Cost Employee Rapid PCR COVID-19 testing for organizations across the United States. For organizations with 100’s or 1000’s of employees at a single location, our program can implement testing kiosks to further speed the testing process.

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Does Your Organization Have a Pandemic Response Plan?

Does Your Organization Have a Pandemic Response Plan?

When it comes to workplace health and safety, having preparedness plans in place for a variety of situations is crucial. 2020 was a detrimental year for many businesses, as we all continued to fight against the world’s latest pandemic–COVID-19. As vaccines emerge and employees continue to return to work, keeping people safe and slowing the spread of the virus is a top priority.

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How to Tell if you Have a Fake N95 Respirator

How to Tell if you Have a Fake N95 Respirator

Throughout this pandemic, we have pushed the importance of wearing properly fitted respirators. An N95 respirator is considered to be the gold standard for respirators and are used by frontline healthcare workers and medical first responders. However, in recent weeks more than 11 million fake N95 respirators have been seized by the Department of Homeland Security. So, with so many counterfeit respirators making their way into the market, how can you tell if you have a fake N95?

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COVID-19 Testing: The Difference Between PCR and Rapid Tests

COVID-19 Testing: The Difference Between PCR and Rapid Tests

As COVID-19 continues to run its course, COVID testing has provided immense value in containing the spread of the virus. If you are feeling under the weather or believe that you were in close contact with someone with COVID-19, you’re probably looking into the types of testing available to you. In this blog, we are going to look at the differences between the two most commonly used tests to diagnose COVID-19: rapid antigen tests and PCR tests.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness

COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness

The COVID-19 outbreak which began in December 2019 in China has since expanded to touch every corner of the globe. On January 21, 2020, the United States had their first confirmed case which has led to millions of people sick and thousands losing their lives. Researchers around the world have worked tirelessly to develop a vaccine to combat the virus. Fast forward to June 2020 and several candidates have reached the late stage of the clinical trials of the vaccine with promising results.

With 2021 on the horizon, it is predicted that a safe and effective vaccine will soon emerge. In this week’s blog, we will discuss the importance of vaccines and the projected timeline for the COVID vaccine.

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