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Connecting During The Pandemic

Connecting During The Pandemic

In the era of quarantine and social-distancing, it's easy to feel like you're all alone. You can't visit your grandparents, go to your friend's birthday party, or even meet new friends when you go out. Approaching someone, anyone, in public is no longer socially acceptable and could even be considered putting them at risk. We've all had to cancel travel plans or decide against visiting someone because you didn't want to increase their chances of getting COVID. 

When I started working from home in March, I never thought I'd...

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Can I Recycle This?

Can I Recycle This?

Have you ever stood over the trash and recycling bins, wondering if the object in your hand can be recycled? I think we’ve all been there!

It may be more accurate that there are three types of recyclers.

There’s the one I described, The Contemplator. There’s the person who doesn’t ask themselves the recycling question, The Landfill Enthusiast. There are the few people in the office that know the answers to the recycling questions, The Lecturers. These people can often be heard saying, “Are you going...

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Back-to-School Tips During a Pandemic

Back-to-School Tips During a Pandemic

School will seem very strange for children this year, no matter which teaching model your school district has chosen. Whether your district will select in-class and remote learning as a hybrid or in-person only classes, preparation is vital to make the transition as smooth as possible for you and your kids.

Here are some of our tips for making the transition back into the classroom as safe as possible.

Before going back to school: Check your children each morning for signs of sickness, such as a fever, sore throat, coughing, or body aches If your...

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Public Health Emergency Extended

Public Health Emergency Extended

Last Friday, July 24, the Office of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the extension of the Public Health Emergency due to COVID-19. The emergency period is extended by 90 days and favored by radiologists, hospitals, physicians, and many others. The previous emergency period would have expired on Saturday, July 25. Now, the declaration will last through October 23. The extension comes as a massive relief for Medicare and Medicaid providers and those on the frontlines battling this terrible pandemic. Nevertheless, I couldn't help but wonder: What does this mean for us ordinary folks? 

According to the press release...

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