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News and updates on Mobile Health's employee screening and occupational health

They are excellent at moving procedures along and really push their labs and external services to expedite samples or specimens in order to provide the quickest possible result.
—Mobile Health Client

Flu Season Staffing Strategy?

Do you have a flu season staffing strategy and contingency plan? It is no mystery that employee attendance can be greatly impacted by any illness during the year.  The Flu Season is here and while on-site vaccination clinics and Flu Shot Programs can help prevent the flu, your workplace needs to be[Read more]
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CDC ALERT!!! Nationwide PPD shortage

On June 19th 2019, The New York State Department of Health (DOH) issued an advisory regarding a shortage of purified protein derivative (PPD) solution for tuberculin skin testing, in response to an anticipated three- to 10-month Aplisol® shortage. The DOH is temporarily recommending an adjustment t[Read more]

Measles Virus Still Prominent – 2019

Posted April 22, 2019 in Uncategorized
The measles virus is still prominent in New York. According to the NYS Department of Health, ”the outbreak remains a serious public health concern.” The DOH has issued interim guidance to all providers and employers in their most recent letter (read the letter here). At this time, we urg[Read more]

HEALTH ADVISORY: MEASLES EXPOSURES IN NEW YORK STATE

Posted November 7, 2018 in Uncategorized
MEASLES EXPOSURES IN NEW YORK STATE: Rockland County, September 28 – October 1, 2018 Book an MMR Vaccine Today Measles remains a common disease in many parts of the world and is introduced into the United States through frequent international travel[Read more]

Mobile Health Queens Location

Posted November 5, 2018 in Uncategorized
Mobile Health Queens location (97-77 Queens Blvd, Rego Park, NY 11374) will be closed the day after Thanksgiving (11/23/2018). There will be no change in hours to the other Mobile Health locations.[Read more]
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Mobile Health Road Map to Employee Health

Posted June 6, 2017 in Client News & Updates
Mobile Health prides itself on being an expert in occupational health for over 30+ years and with 100+ locations nationwide. Mobile Health has been providing employers with quality, innovative, and cost effective medical services to get to work quickly and conveniently. Our exams are designed to to [Read more]

Tuberculosis Testing Resources

Posted March 24, 2017 in Uncategorized
Tuberculosis testing is incredibly important. Various testing options exist as well as important safety precautions in the event of an outbreak. Below you’ll find some resources to help you promote TB safety in the workplace. PPD Testing Information The Skinny on PPDs (an infographic) Schedule a P[Read more]
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Tuberculosis Chest X-Ray

Posted March 9, 2017 in Health & Wellness
Tuberculosis is a contagious disease that is known to attack the lungs but can also affect other body parts such as the kidney, spine and brain. There are two common tests to determine the prence of tuberculin bacteria: PPD skin tests and QuantiFERON blood tests. PPD skin tests, however, can often l[Read more]
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Stopping TB In The Classroom

Posted March 9, 2017 in Health & Wellness
Even though Tuberculosis cases continue to drop in the United States the disease remains a threat in foreign countries with over 33% of TB cases coming from foreign born individuals.  The risk for NYC teachers often happens due to the exposure of travelers and foreign residents that make up the cit[Read more]
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PPDs Vs. Quantiferons

Posted March 9, 2017 in Health & Wellness
When deciding which TB test is right fit many answers can crop up around cost, efficiency and availability. There’s also a lot of medical lingo and acronyms which we’ve created a glossary sheet for here for reference. Below we’ll outlind the pros and cons of two most commonly used tuberculosis[Read more]
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