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★ BREATH: The World Health Organization revised its March 29, 2020 guidance on the modes of transmission of virus causing COVID-19 to include “aerosol transmission “Q&A: How is COVID-19 transmitted? “Q&A: How is COVID-19 transmitted?” This finding impacts the specific airborne protection measures which must be taken to avoid the risk of infection. Comments?
★ STOP THE SPREAD: Why should I wear a face mask? From Fast Company (Compass), “The 21 best arguments for wearing a mask” Comments?
★ SCHOOL REOPENINGS: Are you interested in following and tracking efforts to reopen schools? If so, this new tracker from John Hopkins University eSchool+ Initiative may interest you, “Analysis of School Reopening Plans” Comments?
★ FALL 101: What’s the Fall 2020 Semester/Quarter look like for colleges and universities? From the American Enterprises Institute, “College in the time of coronavirus: Challenges facing American higher education” Comments?
★ TRACE: Contact tracing at the workplace, from JD Supra and Foley & Lardner, LLP “Employer Use of Contact Tracing Apps: The Good, the Bad, and the Regulatory” Comments?
★TESTING: Testing for Covid-19? Some guidance from the CDC, “SARS-CoV-2 Testing Strategy: Considerations for Non-Healthcare Workplaces” Comments?
★ MEDIATE: Dealing with a workplace practices complaint filed with the EEOC? Consider these options, “EEOC Announces Pilot Programs to Increase Voluntary Resolutions” Comments?
★ REVIVE Did Covid-19 stop you from getting pursuing a great job offer? Maybe not. From Fast company (Compass), “5 ways to revive that job offer that COVID-19 put on hold” Comments?
★ SOURCES?: Confronted by another false or misleading story about Covid-19 while at work? Here’s an idea from MIT about what you can respond, from Fast Company (Compass), “MIT researchers found a way to deter people from sharing COVID-19 conspiracies” Comments?
★ COMIC RELIEF: A nice break to the events of the day. After 25 years Gary Larson, The Far Side, has released “New Stuff” Comments?
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