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Category: COVID-19

Is the Delta Variant Changing Your Reopening Plans?

As the  Delta variant becomes dominant across the US, including in Memphis and the Mid-South, many employers are re-thinking and changing their reopening plans. Check out this  new decision-support tool  from the Health Action Alliance that walks you through key questions you should be asking yourself about you own reopening strategy:  Should I mandate vaccinations for employees? Should I require employees to wear masks? Should I require COVID-19 testing for... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Wednesday, August 4, 2021

COVID Cases on the Rise in Memphis (Again)

As the  Delta variant becomes dominant across the US, including in Memphis and the Mid-South, COVID-19 cases are again on the rise. In Shelby County, the 7-day rolling average of daily new cases was 94 on July 9 and our reproductive rate is now 1.26, the highest it has been since the early days of the pandemic.  Health officials are predicting over 3,100 cases within the next 30 days. Last week they were only predicting approximately 740 cases. The good news is that the COVID... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Increasing Vaccine Confidence

 MBGH's April 13 webinar, "Strategies to Increase Vaccine Confidence", shared insights into how to help employees get the credible information they need to make an informed decision on whether or not to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Key insights included:  Use trusted messengers.  Sometimes the most trusted messengers are the “informal” leaders in your organizations that people work with and respect.  Identify ways to better understand why... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Monday, April 26, 2021

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