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The staff was very attentive and very welcoming. I would come back to Mobile Health because the staff was just amazing.
—Mobile Health Patient
onsite RFTs for dentists

Reducing Risk for Dentists and Small Businesses

Posted June 2, 2020

Our recent efforts ‘behind the lines’ to clear thousands of frontline workers remain a source of great pride at Mobile Health. That frontline now includes dentists eager to resume work despite the risks. To assist, respirator fit tests for dentists are now offered at various on-site testing events, in our clinics and thousands of our[Read the Rest]

Protecting Hospital Support Staff and Vendors

Posted May 26, 2020

Current health challenges expand beyond frontline workers to legions of essential ‘behind the scenes’ hospital support staff and vendors, including security guards, laundry services, medical equipment vendors, and maintenance workers. These repercussions will soon impact others as hospitals resume business operations.  For example, some hospitals will require representatives of medical device companies to wear N95[Read the Rest]

COVID-19 testing options

Virus Testing 101: Which One Is Right for You?

Posted May 19, 2020

Antibody versus antigen testing? Swab test versus blood test? Short swab versus long? The array of COVID-19 testing options can cause confusion. As a trusted provider of employee health screening services for more than 35 years, Mobile Health can help you navigate the differences. Antibody vs. Diagnostic Tests COVID-19 tests fall into two categories: An[Read the Rest]

nursing home temperature checks

COVID-19 Testing Services for Nursing Home Staff

Posted May 14, 2020

Several states now require regular testing of staff in long-term care facilities (nursing homes and assisted living), with more to follow suit. For instance, New York nursing homes and adult care facilities must test staff for COVID-19 twice a week. Also, New Jersey issued a similar testing directive for long-term care facilities. Connecticut and Pennsylvania[Read the Rest]

PPD vs QuantiFERON

Return-to-Work Antibody Testing

Posted May 7, 2020

As shelter-in-place rules ease, business reopening plans aim to prioritize employee health and safety. That’s why many employers are turning to antibody blood tests, which identify individuals who developed antibodies through previous exposure. Understandably, testing for antibodies represents a critical first step toward returning employees to work and resuming ‘business as usual.’ Mobile Health offers[Read the Rest]

Mobile Health helps frontline workers

A Journey with the Frontline

Posted April 6, 2020

The last few weeks have been difficult for everyone – most notably, frontline healthcare workers.  We’ve seen their dedication and commitment on tired faces, blank stares, and drooping shoulders.  Despite the sometimes lack of necessary personal protective equipment (PPEs) and long hours, they push forward. Helping the Frontline Mobile Health is doing our part as[Read the Rest]

doctor's visit

Flu Season Staffing Strategy?

Posted October 4, 2019

Do you have a flu season staffing strategy and contingency plan? Any illness during the year, particularly the flu, can greatly impact employee attendance. Flu Season has arrived, and while on-site vaccination clinics and Flu Shot Programs can help prevent the flu, your workplace must prepare to handle staffing. Hindsight is 20/20.  Look at your[Read the Rest]

PPD shortage

CDC ALERT!!! Nationwide PPD shortage

Posted July 1, 2019

On June 19th 2019, The New York State Department of Health (DOH) issued a PPD shortage advisory.  The advisory indicated a shortage of purified protein derivative (PPD) solution for tuberculin skin testing, in response to an anticipated three- to 10-month Aplisol® shortage. DOH temporarily recommends an adjustment to tuberculosis (TB)-testing procedures for employee testing programs[Read the Rest]

TSGF SmartPlan

Get Smart About Wage Parity

Posted February 19, 2016

Attention home care agencies in Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties: A new Wage Parity increase is coming, and so is TSGF SmartPlan. Starting March 1st, 2016, the above affected counties will see their DOH-required total compensation increase from $11.50/hour to $13.22/hour. Of those funds, $3.22/hour can be used for wage parity benefits. A great benefit[Read the Rest]

Flu Season is Officially Here

Health Alert: 2015-2016 Flu Season Is Here

Posted February 16, 2016

New York Department of Health authorities announced last Thursday, 2/11/2016, that the influenza virus is now prevalent in New York, prompting the official beginning of the 2016 influenza season. This means that as of last Thursday, February 11th, New York State Sanitary Code (10 NYCRR § 2.59) requires all health care and residential facilities as well[Read the Rest]

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