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They have provided outstanding care to our candidates needing medical clearance to work on assignments for hundreds of our clients.
—Mobile Health Client
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Fit-Testing the New N95 Wearers

Posted August 11, 2020

Respiratory protection has come a long way from the animal bladder skins and wet cloths advocated in the 1800s for guarding against harmful inhalants. And as respirator technology advanced, landmark events have created a legion of new N95 wearers. Along the way, Mobile Health has conducted Respirator Fit Tests to protect workers and help businesses[Read the Rest]

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Mobile RFT Teams Deploy to Hard-Hit Hospitals

Posted July 9, 2020

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 high of nearly 10,000 patients. Mobile Health will soon deploy mobile RFT[Read the Rest]

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A Dentistry First: Fit Testing Events in PA

Posted June 29, 2020

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 president James A.H. Tauberg, DMD, sought an efficient respirator fit testing (RFT) solution[Read the Rest]

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Readying Nursing Home Staff for N95 Respirators

Posted June 25, 2020

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 COVID-19 cases. The virus has extracted a deadly toll on[Read the Rest]

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Helping Vendors Adapt to Hospital Re-Entry Rules

Posted June 11, 2020

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 shields or surgical N95 respirators, according to Joint Re-Entry Guidance from the AHA, AORN and AdvaMed. New Safety[Read the Rest]

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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]

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Respirator Safety Resources Page

Posted August 31, 2016

Given the importance of respiratory protection, businesses should develop a plan to promote safe and responsible respirator use. Also, businesses should periodically examine their respirator practices. Below you’ll find some resources to help you promote respirator safety in the workplace. Respirator Fit Test Information OSHA requires first-time wearers of N95 respirator masks to undergo a[Read the Rest]