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 COVID-19 cases rise and fall, flu shots are more important than ever. The fact is, a flu shot has other benefits in a pandemic world outside of just protecting you from the flu(more…)
Each year, millions of Americans get sick with the flu and the workplace is no exception. From coughing and runny noses to sneezing and sniffling, you’ll soon hear these sounds throughout the office as flu season approaches. While some of these symptoms may look similar to the common cold, these could also be signs of the flu which can lead to a workplace epidemic.(more…)
Building a healthy workplace can lead to an increase in productivity, happier employees, and decreased absenteeism. One way to improve the health of your workplace is by creating a vaccination program. Hosted on an annual basis, workplace vaccination programs are one of the most effective means of preventing epidemics in the community. In this blog, we will discuss how to build a workplace vaccination program, the benefits, and what onsite nurses can do for you.(more…)
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.(more…)