Christopher J. Colburn, MEng, CSP, CHMM, Grad IOSH
While the information regarding the exact mode of transmission of the 2019 novel Coronavirus Disease is limited, there are cases that demonstrate that the virus can be transferred as the result of virus-laden aerosolized droplet traveling through Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems.
By: Lisa Desai, MindWise Innovations
April 16, 2020
Welcome to the newest edition of the Behavioral Health Q&A Column! VPPPA has partnered with experts at MindWise Innovations to present a monthly Q&A article addressing questions that members might be hesitant to ask about. These columns will address your questions about mental health, substance abuse, brain injuries, family issues and more. We will be posting a new column on the third Thursday of each month. To submit your own question for the experts click here.
April 9, 2020
By: Jackie Edwards
The United States spends around 3.5 trillion a year on healthcare expenses, which clearly demonstrates the importance of health insurance for workers. A Clutch survey showed that over half of all people surveyed believe that health coverage is a fundamental component of job satisfaction and security for workers. Younger generations may value other considerations (think: paid vacations, overtime pay, flexible working hours), yet it is precisely workers of this age who are most in need of coverage, owing to factors such a college debt.