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Mobile RFT Teams Deploy to Hard-Hit Hospitals

Posted July 9, 2020 in Uncategorized
As the United States exceeds 3 million reported COVID-19 cases, surges in hospitalizations in hard-hit states continue to tax frontline workers. Currently, dozens of Florida hospital intensive care units (ICUs) are at or near capacity, while COVID-19 hospitalizations in Texas reached an all-time hig[Read more]
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Meet Bronx Site Manager – Camille Edwards

Posted July 7, 2020 in Uncategorized
On Camille Edwards’ first day as Site Manager of Mobile Health’s Bronx clinic, N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo had just shuttered all non-essential businesses and ordered all hospitals to double capacity. The RN admits to a little “nurse guilt” at the time, over not doing hands-on patient car[Read more]
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Pandemic Best Practices for a Safe July 4

Posted July 2, 2020 in Uncategorized
This year, tips for a safe July 4 go beyond fireworks handling, sun protection and swimming guidelines to remind revelers to observe local guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. And while it may be a year to rethink the traditional barbecue, and watch fireworks from home or on television, wit[Read more]
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A Dentistry First: Fit Testing Events in PA

Posted June 29, 2020 in Uncategorized
With support from Mobile Health, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PADA) achieved a nationwide ‘first’ for dentistry: a multi-site respirator fit testing event for members. As soon as the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) required N95 or KN95 respirators for all dentists, PADA p[Read more]
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Readying Nursing Home Staff for N95 Respirators

Posted June 25, 2020 in Uncategorized
Even as long-term care facilities resume normal activities, the CDC urges higher levels of personal protective equipment (PPE) for nursing home staff, including the wearing of N95 respirators or higher. The CDC issued PPE guidance for nursing home staff handling patients with suspected or confirmed [Read more]
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Hotel Staff Can Expect Daily Temperature Checks

Posted June 23, 2020 in Uncategorized
Summer’s arrival and cities’ reopenings have primed hotels to roll out red carpets to their guests – although some hotels must conduct daily temperature checks of staff. The New York Hotel Trades Council (HTC) requires unionized NY and NJ hotels to implement daily temperature check[Read more]
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Onsite Temperature Screening for Construction Sites

Posted June 19, 2020 in Uncategorized
Construction has resumed in the Tri-state area and elsewhere. However, no single blueprint exists for onsite temperature screening and COVID-19 testing of workers at construction sites in the region. Given the virus’s rapid spread, a single infected worker might easily shut down an entire job [Read more]
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NYC Clinics Add COVID-19 PCR Swab Tests

As some states exhibit troubling spikes of Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, Mobile Health now offers COVID-19 PCR swab tests at its New York clinics. Meanwhile, New York and New Jersey further relaxed opening restrictions for some industries in response to positive testing and hospitalization[Read more]
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Helping Vendors Adapt to Hospital Re-Entry Rules

Posted June 11, 2020 in Uncategorized
As elective surgeries resume, vendors face stricter ambulatory surgery center (ASC) and hospital re-entry rules. More stringent rules affect medical device representatives present during certain aerosol-generating surgical procedures. Those reps should don fit-tested N95 respirators with face shield[Read more]
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Workplace Health Screenings Reflect Mobile Roots

Posted June 9, 2020 in Uncategorized
When thousands of frontline workers urgently needed respirator fit tests (RFTs) at New York City hospitals, Mobile Health delivered those services at the hospitals themselves. Providing workplace health screenings returned us to our ‘mobile’ origin. Mobilizing in this manner reminds us o[Read more]