What a Stay at Home, Work Safe Order Means and How It Applies to You

In order to slow the spread of COVID-19, many counties and states have begun to issue ‘stay-at-home’ or ‘shelter in place’ orders. Harris, Waco, Austin and San Antonio counties are some of the most recent additions to the growing list of areas that are taking this precaution. But what exactly does an order like that [Continue Reading]

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‘Self-Quarantine’: What Does It Mean—and How to Get It Right

Self-Quarantine. It’s one of those terms we’re seeing and hearing constantly during this time of COVID-19. But what does it actually mean—and how do you get it right?  For starters, quarantining doesn’t mean you are infected with coronavirus—it means you’re taking smart steps to monitor yourself and protect others. According to the Centers for Disease [Continue Reading]

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5 Ways to Beat Cabin Fever in Self-Quarantine

Part of preparing for COVID-19 is leaving room for more “social distancing” than you would typically would. Social distancing means that you’re avoiding large gatherings of people, working from home more often (if possible) and finding more opportunities to stay inside and away from possible points of infection. According to the Center for Disease Control [Continue Reading]

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What Employers Need to Be Prepared for COVID-19

As communities around the world contend with the outbreak of COVID-19, people are asking themselves what precautions they should take for themselves, and how to approach daily life in the days, weeks, months to come. For employers, these questions loom large with the responsibility of managing entire workplaces and a multitude of employees. To help [Continue Reading]

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Thinking about canceling your spring break plans? Ask yourself these questions.

By Amy Laukka, UTHealth Spring break season has begun and many have their hopes set on escaping reality for a few days with their family to enjoy some much-needed fun. However, concerns about the spread of COVID-19 have many second-guessing their vacation plans. COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that originated in China in late December, [Continue Reading]

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