Tips to help make travel safer over the holidays

For many, they have been home since the pandemic and have taken no trips.  With the holidays upon us, many are ready to take a trip to spend time with loved ones.  Once study shows that 39% of Americans are planning to hit the road this holiday season.  If you are one of those who will be traveling, here are a few things you can … Continue reading Tips to help make travel safer over the holidays

Is there an increased risk of flying in the winter?

Much of the data around air travel indicates that overall, it is very safe and there is a low likelihood of becoming infected with Covid-19.  But new data shows that there is a caveat to all the studies. And as we head into winter, there is one concern travelers should be aware of. A few weeks back we discussed how the use of masks and … Continue reading Is there an increased risk of flying in the winter?

The truth about mask effectiveness on airplanes

We all know the pandemic hit the airline industry hard this year.  Fear of being in an enclosed space for hours with a potentially infected person next to you is real.  In June, airlines mandated masks with the hope of encouraging people to fly again.  But do masks in airplanes really work?  Studies say – YES! Various studies conducted appear to reach the same conclusion.  … Continue reading The truth about mask effectiveness on airplanes

What TWO items you should really sanitize daily

When the pandemic began in March, little was known about the virus or primary modes of transmission.  So many of us wiped down everything that we came into contact with or brought into our homes.  Groceries.  Take out food.  Mail.  Packages.  But the medical community has since learned that the primary mode of transmission is airborne droplets from an infected person. Heading into cooler months, … Continue reading What TWO items you should really sanitize daily

Staying healthy when returning to work

Are you returning to work either part time or full time?  Working outside the home is going to look and feel different for some time to come.  Here are some of the changes you might experience upon your return. Is your office getting ready to open back up?  Here’s nine things you can do to stay safe when heading back to work:  Social Distancing.  Expect … Continue reading Staying healthy when returning to work