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What We're Talking About This Week - May 29th

Mary Kate McGrath
May 29, 2020

As public spaces reopen, scientists are racing to understand how COVID-19 spreads through air. Communication is key to reopening, and ...

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Adding Pandemic Preparedness to Your School Safety Plan

Tara Gibson
May 28, 2020

While it is not known for certain when schools might reopen, it is essential school leaders add pandemic preparedness to school safety...

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Our Top 6 Favorite Public Safety Podcasts

Amelia Marceau
May 27, 2020

Podcasts have been an up and coming trend in recent years. They’re easy to listen to when commuting, out walking your dog, working or...

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What Role Will Data Sharing and Mapping Have In COVID-19 Response?

Mary Kate McGrath
May 27, 2020

In March, the coronavirus pandemic ushered in an unprecedented era of social-distancing and quarantine efforts across the United...

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What Does a Public Engagement Plan Look Like Post-COVID?

Tara Gibson
May 27, 2020

As everybody knows, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented many unique challenges to the health and well-being of state and local...

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The ROI of Investing in Workplace Safety in Construction and Manufacturing

Tara Gibson
May 26, 2020

It is often reported that companies who invest in workplace safety see a return of $2 or more for every dollar invested. However, in...

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HHS Declares Limited Waiver of HIPAA Privacy Rule and Clarifies Rules on Disclosures in Emergency Situations

Tara Gibson
May 26, 2020

The U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services - Alex Azar - has published a bulletin declaring a limited waiver of the HIPAA Privacy...

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What We're Talking About This Week - May 22nd

Mary Kate McGrath
May 22, 2020

How does coronavirus spread in cities? It's less a problem of density and more an issue of scale. FCC Grants will bolster telehealth...

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The CDC Released New Guidelines for Schools Reopening

Tara Gibson
May 21, 2020

Last Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidelines to help K-12 schools, as well as...

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This Week is EMS Week

Amelia Marceau
May 20, 2020

Now, more than ever, we need to recognize and appreciate the dedication of first responders, in particular our emergency medical...

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Will Summer Heatwaves Hurt Vulnerable Communities During COVID-19?

Mary Kate McGrath
May 20, 2020

In the United States, heat-related illness kills more people each year than any other weather-related event, according to the Center...

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What are the Top COVID-19 Response Costs?

Mary Kate McGrath
May 20, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is putting an economic strain on communities across the United States, as leaders struggle to balance the...

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