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4 Ways to Ease Employee Stress Over World Events

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World events can make us feel like life is spinning out of control. Relaying solid facts, staying calm, and putting major issues in context for your business can help employees better handle stress in the workplace.

Effective crisis communication can reassure employees who are barraged daily by a dizzying array of international news, public health emergencies, and political debate.

1. Amplify valid sources of news and information.

World Must Leverage Genomics to Fight Pandemics, Illumina CEO Says

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Two years into the pandemic that has killed millions and shaken the global economy, the world still lacks a unified effort to detect and fight future outbreaks using genetic tools, said Illumina Inc. Chief Executive Officer Francis deSouza.

National Radon Action Month: 3 Ways to Test the Air Quality in Your Home

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Since radon is almost undetectable as a tasteless, odorless and colorless gas, it’s not something homeowners can easily monitor – and something all too easy to forget to test for.

Today, one in 15 homes in the U.S. have high radon levels, and January has become known as the National Radon Action Month to increase homeowner awareness.

Here are three products you can use to test the radon gas levels in your own home.

Resources for Those Managing Alcohol Use Disorder This Holiday Season

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The holiday season can be difficult for the approximately 14.6 million adults in American living with alcohol use disorder. Whether you’re in recovery yourself or have a loved one struggling with alcohol, there are resources available to help.

See available resources from the CDC.

United and CDC Work Together on Contact Tracing Initiative for All International and Domestic Flights

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CHICAGO, December 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - United Airlines with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced a program to collect customer contact information for all international and domestic flights. During the check-in process, United customers will be prompted to voluntarily opt-in and provide contact information such as an email address, phone numbers and an address of where they will be once they reach their destination, details that were previously difficult for the CDC to obtain in real-time.

World Mask Week Aims to Inspire Global Movement to Wear Face Coverings in Public to Help Stem Exponential Spread of COVID-19

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SEATTLE, Aug. 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Pandemic Action Network, WHO, Africa CDC, CDC and CDC Foundation, Facebook, Google, Global Citizen and 40+ partner organizations announced today the launch of World Mask Week from August 7-14, an effort to increase the use of face coverings in public across the globe.

12 Resources for Nurses on the Frontlines of COVID-19

by Lynda Benton, Senior Director, Global Corporate Equity, Johnson & Johnson Nursing & HCP Strategy
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Over the past few weeks, I’ve heard from nurses and leaders of national nurses organizations about the critical challenges nurses and other health workers on the frontlines of COVID-19 are facing, such as a dwindling inventory of personal protective equipment (PPE), a need for proper PPE training, concerns over nurse burnout and uncertainty about the nature of this virus. They’ve also expressed the need for credible, easy-to-access resources that can help equip nurses to overcome these challenges. 

Cox Keeps Communities Connected to Healthcare Information During COVID-19 Crisis

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ATLANTA, April 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ — As part of its ongoing coronavirus relief efforts, Cox Communications has launched a program to help the communities it serves make sense of the significant amount of information available around the coronavirus pandemic and get streamlined access to emerging technologies, like telemedicine and health care apps, which support quick access to care.

Keeping the American and Global Economy Moving

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April 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today detailed a comprehensive set of actions it has taken to fight COVID-19 and to keep the American and global economy moving. The company, supported by 495,000 UPSers, its smart logistics network, its technology expertise, and working hand in hand with customers and government, is proactively implementing solutions to ensure life-saving materials and equipment are delivered rapidly to where they are needed most.

8 Resources for Reliable Information About Coronavirus

There is a lot of COVID-19 information out there, so here’s a guide to help combat the “infodemic”.
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Why Global Citizens should care:

The response to the coronavirus pandemic is threatened by misinformation, putting the health of individuals and the public at greater risk — for example, through the sharing of unsubstantiated medical advice. We can all play a part in limiting the spread of dangerous misinformation, through ensuring we only use reliable resources, and don't share fake news on. You can join our Together At Home campaign against coronavirus by taking action here

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Why Global Citizens should care:

The response to the coronavirus pandemic is threatened by misinformation, putting the health of individuals and the public at greater risk — for example, through the sharing of unsubstantiated medical advice. We can all play a part in limiting the spread of dangerous misinformation, through ensuring we only use reliable resources, and don't share fake news on. You can join our Together At Home campaign against coronavirus by taking action here

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