Coping with Mental Health During Quarantine

Coping with Mental Health During Quarantine

Mental health has become significantly more crucial to Americans during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

A distinctive attribute of COVID-19 is that there are many unknowns. The sickness itself currently has no known cure or proven treatment. Additionally, there are contradicting pieces of information about what should be done to control the virus, which can result in anxiety and fear.

The caliber of this disease has caused people to significantly alter their day-to-day lives. And for those who were already suffering from anxiety before the global outbreak, they are having a particularly challenging time adjusting to these new conditions.

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Covid-19 Tracing Apps

Covid-19 Tracing Apps: A Valuable Tool to Slow the Spread

We are now five months into a global pandemic, and COVID-19 has taken an insurmountable tool on life as we know it.

As countries around the world work to come up with a proven vaccine, slow the spread in communities, and minimize lives taken by the virus, smartphone apps have become one of many strategies to do just that.

Since the virus can be transmitted from affected people through being in a close vicinity, health authorities have pinpointed “contact tracing” as a helpful tool.

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New Normal in Medicine

COVID-19: Navigating the New Normal in Medicine

Cities and states across America are taking steps for reopening after the coronavirus pandemic swept through homes, businesses, the economy, and our healthcare system.

A common topic of conversation is when and how will we ever go “back to normal.” As months pass and the country is still very much impacted by COVID-19, it is becoming clear that life as we know it will change.

Thanks to the coronavirus the healthcare industry was hit extremely hard on a variety of levels. Hospital administration and clinical leadership have revised protocols in order to account for slowing down the spread of COVID-19. 

Here are three key areas where the healthcare industry will navigate a new normal, for both patients and providers.

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Returning to the workforce

Returning to the Workplace – COVID-19 Considerations

After months of navigating pandemic quarantines, PPE procurement challenges, staggering economic ramifications, and lives tragically taken from COVID-19, Americans are slowly reintegrating back into public spaces, and back into the workforce.

Employers of all sizes will need to take a long, hard look at their operational practices in order to implement health and safety measures. These practices will need to abide by both the law and safety regulations.

In this blog post, we established some important areas for achieving safety as a part of a pandemic return-to-work strategy. Designing compromises for the workplace, and creating efficiencies, should be a top priority for businesses.

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