CDC Guidance: To Mask or Not To Mask?

CDC Guidance: To Mask or Not To Mask?

We are hoping to clarify the masking requirements for healthcare providers in various healthcare settings. According to CDC Guidance (February 2, 2022) the following applies. Health Care Providers (HCPs) who are up to date with all recommended COVID-19 vaccine and...

Building a Team of Patient Advocates at the Center for Family Medicine

Building a Team of Patient Advocates at the Center for Family Medicine

Trying to understand an acute or chronic health concern can be confusing. Lacking transportation or money for prescription medication adds to the frustration.  Melissa Nielsen is building a team of patient advocates by integrating community health workers (CHWs) at...

The Long-Term Impacts of COVID and Long-Hauler Symptoms

The Long-Term Impacts of COVID and Long-Hauler Symptoms

Some people who have been infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 can experience long-term effects from their infection, known as post-COVID conditions (PCC) or long COVID. Post-COVID conditions can include a wide range of ongoing health problems; these...

June 16 Kicks Off National Nursing Assistants Week: Kindness in Action

June 16 Kicks Off National Nursing Assistants Week: Kindness in Action

Celebrating 45 years as a professional organization for nursing assistants and other direct care workers in long-term care. Nursing Assistant (NAs) are key players in the lives of those who are receiving care; they deserve a sincere thank you and recognition for their...

Keeping Our Team and Workplaces Safe: National Safety Month

Keeping Our Team and Workplaces Safe: National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month, an annual observance to help keep each other safe from the workplace to anyplace. For more than 25 years, the National Safety Council (NSC) has provided resources to highlight leading causes of preventable injury and death so people can...