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COVID-19 Response: Working from Home? Think Ergonomics…

Many people are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic (and at other times, too) without the benefit of an ergonomic workstation. Here are some simple tips to help prevent muscle aches and pains, eye strain, headaches, fatigue and other physical complaints when working for a prolonged time on a...

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WorkCare Releases COVID-19 Screening Processes

At WorkCare, we take our mission to protect and promote employee health very seriously. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have developed processes to provide automated online screening surveys accessible via our secure client portal, and telehealth follow-up assessments by our occupational health nurses and physicians for secondary screening...

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COVID-19 Reshaping Telehealth Privacy Landscape

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is waiving penalties for violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) by health care providers in connection with good faith efforts to use telehealth communication technologies to reach patients during the COVID-19...

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COVID-19 Response: How to Donate Surplus Respirators to Protect Health Care Personnel

Health care personnel on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. are facing a critical shortage of infection control personal protective equipment (PPE). In a joint letter, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and the American Industrial Hygiene Association – in collaboration with the American Hospital...

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