Infectious Diseases

Read: Genetec Access Control Feature Can Help Identify Risk of COVID-19 Exposure

Genetec Access Control Feature Can Help Identify Risk of COVID-19 Exposure

A new access control reporting function can correlate physical proximity of an infected individual with other employees and badged visitors. The new function was developed at the request of McCormick Place in Chicago.

Read: FBI Warns Health Care Professionals of Increased Potential for Fraudulent Sales of COVID-19-Related Medical Equipment

FBI Warns Health Care Professionals of Increased Potential for Fraudulent Sales of COVID-19-Related Medical Equipment

Scammers may promise equipment they do not have access to in order to capitalize on the medical community’s urgent needs.

Read: Microsoft Azure Announces Top Priority Customers During Coronavirus Outbreak

Microsoft Azure Announces Top Priority Customers During Coronavirus Outbreak

COVID-19 has prompted Microsoft Azure to designate first responders, health and emergency management services, critical government infrastructure and remote workers as the company’s top priority during the crisis.

Read: Liberty University Students Return to Campus Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Liberty University Students Return to Campus Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Lynchburg mayor calls Liberty University’s decision to bring back students “reckless.”

Read: Our Better Angels Are Stepping Up During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Our Better Angels Are Stepping Up During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Here are just a few of the people, organizations and businesses that are making generous donations and sacrifices in our fight against COVID-19.

Read: OCR Issues Guidance to Help Ensure First Responders and Others Receive Protected Health Information about Individuals Exposed to COVID-19

OCR Issues Guidance to Help Ensure First Responders and Others Receive Protected Health Information about Individuals Exposed to COVID-19

Here’s how covered entities may disclose protected health information about an individual who’s infected with or exposed to COVID-19 to law enforcement, paramedics, other first responders, and public health authorities.

Read: The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

Here’s what works and what doesn’t across five broad campus public safety operational categories: personnel, plans and procedures, facilities, equipment and communications.

Read: COVID-19 Patient Escapes Connecticut Hospital

COVID-19 Patient Escapes Connecticut Hospital

The 55-year-old homeless male, who had tested positive for COVID-19, left on foot.

Read: How Police Officers Can Protect Themselves from Coronavirus Exposure

How Police Officers Can Protect Themselves from Coronavirus Exposure

With the rise in number of law enforcement agencies reporting employee exposure to COVID-19, here’s how officers can protect themselves.

Read: Which Hospital Regions Are Most Prepared for Coronavirus Patient Influx?

Which Hospital Regions Are Most Prepared for Coronavirus Patient Influx?

Data from the Harvard Global Health Institute estimates a fifth of adults who are infected with the virus will need to be hospitalized.

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