Coronavirus

Read: 10 Most Popular Campus Safety Stories from July 2020

10 Most Popular Campus Safety Stories from July 2020

While COVID-19 and campus policing still make up much of July’s top stories, some of the interest seems to be shifting to other topics as campuses prepare to reopen.

Read: Texas Schools Must Reopen 8 Weeks Into Academic Year If They Want Funding

Texas Schools Must Reopen 8 Weeks Into Academic Year If They Want Funding

Guidance from Attorney General Ken Paxton also says public school officials should decide if, when and how to open school — not public health officials.

Read: Work in a Hospital? Here’s Your Likelihood of Catching the Coronavirus

Work in a Hospital? Here’s Your Likelihood of Catching the Coronavirus

One study found that healthcare workers who worked directly with COVID-19 patients were nine times more likely to test positive for the virus than workers in non-COVID-19 units. Another study looked at the effects of building ventilation.

Read: Doctors Urge Parents to Keep Well-Child Visits As Vaccination Rates Drop

Doctors Urge Parents to Keep Well-Child Visits As Vaccination Rates Drop

With lower than normal vaccination coverage, children may be at higher risk for vaccine-preventable diseases such as influenza, measles, whooping cough, chicken pox, and more.

Read: Miami Hospital Employees Return to Work Before COVID-19 Tests Come Back

Miami Hospital Employees Return to Work Before COVID-19 Tests Come Back

Jackson Health System acknowledges the testing policy and is trying to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by having employees wear masks, practice hand-hygiene and practice social distancing when possible.

Read: CDC Releases Updated School Reopening Guidelines

CDC Releases Updated School Reopening Guidelines

The guidelines left many of the details on how to safely reopen schools up to local officials.

Read: 5 Ways Audible and Visual Messaging Systems Foster Healthy Schools Post-COVID19

5 Ways Audible and Visual Messaging Systems Foster Healthy Schools Post-COVID19

The CDC recommends school administrators enhance communications systems as they prepare to reopen. Here are five ways messaging can help ensure a safer return.

Read: COVID-19 is Accelerating Your Campus’ Journey to the Cloud

COVID-19 is Accelerating Your Campus’ Journey to the Cloud

Your organization most likely has been transitioning to the cloud and unified communications and collaboration, but the coronavirus has fast-tracked the move.

Read: Less than 1 in 10 Americans Believe Schools Should Reopen Without Restrictions

Less than 1 in 10 Americans Believe Schools Should Reopen Without Restrictions

According to a new survey, 56% of Americans are extremely/very concerned that reopening schools will cause a surge in COVID-19 infections.

Read: UNC Housekeepers Demand More COVID-19 Protections

UNC Housekeepers Demand More COVID-19 Protections

Demands include adequate protective equipment, two weeks of additional sick leave, and increased funding for child care services.

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