Health and Wellness
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Why is fighting the flu important for every business and every employee? In addition to keeping your team healthy and working, flu season is once again colliding with the COVID-19 pandemic this year. Business owners and leaders play a vital role in encouraging employees to get the flu vaccine.
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At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, in March, companies had to quickly adjust in order to support their employees with the changes that were taking place. For many, childcare was the number one issue.
Health officials are warning the country is facing down a “two-front war” as the coronavirus pandemic collides with regular flu season.
Before the year 2020, many individuals forecasted their vision board to be filled with milestones, whether it is achieving a promotion at work from an outlined five-year plan, relocating for a new job, or plans to build a small business with new hires.
In the era of COVID-19, an economic recession, and widespread social unrest, mental health is the next crisis we need to prepare for.
We sat down with business leaders driving the global corporate response to COVID-19 to learn more about their efforts, how they are navigating this uncharted territory, and what advice they have for others. Next up in our COVID-19 Business in Action interview series are Dr. Jay J. Schnitzer, chief medical and technology officer, MITRE, and Dr. John Halamka, president of Mayo Clinic Platform.
While approximately 124,000 schools are closed for classroom learning, 95% continue to remain open to provide emergency meal assistance for students during the pandemic. More than 30 million American children depend on school meals for a significant portion of their daily nutrition, whether school is in session or not.
As the economic climate worsens and unemployment rises, the pressure to feed our nation’s youth continues to escalate – and the approach of summer complicates things further.