Early on in the pandemic's spread, doctors noticed that people with pre-existing medical conditions were among the worst affected. The more we learn about coronavirus, the more we see a connection between chronic illness and the added risk of developing complications from the virus.
The short answer is yes- just because we’re in the midst of a pandemic doesn’t mean people aren’t having heart attacks.
With all of the focus around coronavirus, it can be easy to forget about the importance of preventing chronic illness. In reality, we're seeing as many people negatively affected by chronic conditions as COVID-19 itself. Here’s why.
N95 respirators, surgical masks, and cloth face coverings all help prevent the spread of coronavirus- but what exactly makes them different? Why are some more protective than others and which one should you wear? Here's what you need to know:
Although there are signs that the number of U.S. cases of coronavirus may be leveling off, there is another health problem that won’t be going away anytime soon—stress. All 50 states have started easing coronavirus-related restrictions, meaning more businesses are reopening, and more employees are returning to work. However, the fact that workplaces are reopening doesn’t mean COVID-19 will be gone, nor the concerns that surround it.
Topics: employee wellness
As the curve of COVID-19 infections begins to level off and government stay-at-home orders begin to expire, businesses are challenged with the complexities of safely returning employees back to work. Here are five steps you can take to maintain a healthy work environment and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.
Did you know that people with cardiovascular disease face more life-threatening complications and a substantially higher risk of death from coronavirus? According to data and reports from doctors in several different countries, even those with high blood pressure are being urged to take extra precautions against infection.
At TargetCare, it is our top priority to maintain the health and well-being of our clients and participants. Our team is working hard to immediately respond to the unique individual needs of each client during this ever-changing time. We've recently implemented some new recommendations and protocols. Here's what you need to know:
As the coronavirus continues to spread and more people are being advised to self-isolate or quarantine, it's important to have a household plan. What you can do is be prepared. That means having essentials on hand such as food, medicine, and cleaning supplies. Keep in mind that being prepared doesn't mean stockpiling or hoarding. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is recommending two weeks' worth of supplies. Here's a suggested list of items to buy.
During this transitional time, it's up to you to create your new "normal" for the next few weeks or possibly months. One of our 5 tips for staying productive while WFH touched on the importance of developing a schedule and sticking to it. We're here to help you create a schedule that incorporates wellness into your daily routine.
With the spread of the novel coronavirus, many companies are mandating or recommending that as many employees as possible work remotely until the virus can be slowed. While some may be familiar with the flexibility of working from home, others may be adjusting to these new work conditions for the first time. Needless to say, working from home can be a bit of a transition. Here are five tips that will help you excel in your new work-from-home environment.