Infectious Diseases

Read: How Hospitals Can Use RFID to Track Reusable Isolation Gowns

How Hospitals Can Use RFID to Track Reusable Isolation Gowns

Managing reusable PPE enables hospitals to forgo disposable gown use and instead track the laundering, sanitizing and history of each garment via UHF RFID.

Read: Canadian Senior Living Facility Pilots NFC, BLE Solution for Contact Tracing

Canadian Senior Living Facility Pilots NFC, BLE Solution for Contact Tracing

The NFC and BLE technology being piloted is assisting with contact tracing for COVID-19 but can also be applied in other ways to senior living facilities.

Read: CDC: Teachers Drove COVID-19 Infections at Georgia Elementary Schools

CDC: Teachers Drove COVID-19 Infections at Georgia Elementary Schools

The CDC’s findings are consistent with those from investigations done in other countries, which found that the most common type of transmission event was from teacher to teacher.

Read: CDC Releases Updated School Re-Opening Guidelines

CDC Releases Updated School Re-Opening Guidelines

The CDC and the U.S. Department of Education announced its new “science-based resources and tools to help schools safely reopen and stay open for in-person learning.”

Read: More than 40 Washington Hospitals Receive Fake N95 Masks

More than 40 Washington Hospitals Receive Fake N95 Masks

The fake N95 face masks look so real that only the manufacturer can tell if they are counterfeit.

Read: CDC: In-Person Classes OK During Pandemic When Precautions Taken

CDC: In-Person Classes OK During Pandemic When Precautions Taken

To resume in-person learning, schools should require masks, social distancing and COVID-19 testing, as well as improve their indoor ventilation.

Read: How HVAC Can Keep Students, Staff and Visitors Healthy During the Pandemic

How HVAC Can Keep Students, Staff and Visitors Healthy During the Pandemic

For older campuses or schools with limited budgets, there are still HVAC options to consider to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Read: 71% of U.S. Workers Don’t Feel Completely Safe in Their Buildings

71% of U.S. Workers Don’t Feel Completely Safe in Their Buildings

A survey conducted by Honeywell also found that 29% of remote workers would quit before returning to a risky worksite.

Read: Los Angeles Students Will Be Required to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Los Angeles Students Will Be Required to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

In order to return to school, Los Angeles K-12 students will need to be vaccinated for COVID-19 when it becomes available.

Read: Expect New Healthcare Challenges and Greater Technology Investment in 2021

Expect New Healthcare Challenges and Greater Technology Investment in 2021

Security technologies such as network cameras, access control, touchless entry and analytics have clear uses for healthcare now and in the post-COVID world.

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