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COVID-19 tests

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 be daunting. 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 There are two kinds of[Read the Rest]

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Return-to-Work Antibody Testing

Posted May 7, 2020

Antibody Testing Protocol with Return to Work As shelter-in-place restrictions ease, businesses are devising re-opening plans that prioritize employee health, safety and well-being. Antibody testing, a blood test that identifies people who have been exposed to the virus or who have developed antibodies, is a critical first step toward returning employees to work and resuming[Read the Rest]

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A Journey with the Frontline

Posted April 6, 2020

The last few weeks have been difficult for everyone – most notably, frontline healthcare workers.  Their dedication and commitment can be seen 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[Read the Rest]

Flu Season Staffing Strategy?

Posted October 4, 2019

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 prepared for handling[Read the Rest]

The 2015-16 Flu Season is Over

Posted May 23, 2016

Recently the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) commissioner has declared that influenza is no longer prevalent in NY State for the 2015-2016 season. This means that all article 28, 36, and 40 health care and residential facilities and agencies are no longer required to have any unvaccinated employees wear a mask in areas[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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Health Alert: Potential Hepatitis A Exposure at a Seneca County Restaurant.

Posted November 23, 2015

On Friday November 13th the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) issued a health alert for people who may have eaten at a McDonalds on Route 414 and Mound Road in Waterloo NY. There has been a confirmed case of acute Hepatitis A in one of the workers at the restaurant, and as a[Read the Rest]

Flu Pandemic Sweeps the Nation

Posted January 13, 2015

Due to a weakened flu vaccination strain and rising influenza hospitalizations, we are in for a fierce flu season. ‘Influenza A’, also known as ‘H3N2’, is this year’s most prevalent flu strain.  It has been very rampant this winter all around the country and in Puerto Rico.  The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention says[Read the Rest]

Healthcare Personnel and Ebola Preparation

Posted October 29, 2014

As the Ebola virus continues to devastate parts of West Africa and creeps into Europe and the United States, the most likely targets right now are the healthcare personnel (HCP) tasked with treating and caring for the ill. Since HCP’s work closely with patients and are present during some of the most contagious times of[Read the Rest]

Influenza vaccine shortage scare

Possible influenza vaccine shortage by GSK

Posted July 8, 2014

Fears of an influenza vaccine shortage were heightened recently when the FDA announced irregularities at a major manufacturing plant in Canada operated by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), a global pharmaceutical company. The GSK plant is contracted to provide 6.36 million vaccine doses to a variety of Canadian government agencies and 23 million to US healthcare providers. This[Read the Rest]

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