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How to Select Your Occupational Health Provider

Running a successful business involves taking risks–some calculated, some based on pure intuition and many out of your control. One of the uncontrollable factors that impact your business in a major way is the health of your employees.  Even if you have safety standards and wellness programs in place, you […]

Choosing Your Occupational health provider

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5 Ways to Prep Your Office & Employees for Flu Season

It starts with one. A single cough or a muffled sneeze from a coworker sitting in the next office. Within days, the entire staff is sick, passing germs back and forth faster than leftover brownies in the lunch room. It happens every cold and flu season, an epidemic rages throughout the […]

Scary Symptoms of the Flu

  As the survivors of the hit show the Walking Dead are all too aware of, a virus can spread rapidly, infecting neighbors, towns and the entire country. Those infected, transform from energetic, happy people to zombies, easily identified by their slow movements, incoherent mumblings and seemingly dead eyes. Zombie State: Flu Season Although […]

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7 Must-Know Facts About the Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine

You have several options when it comes to the flu vaccine, however, selecting which one is right for you can be challenging. One of our most frequently asked questions about the flu shot is the difference between trivalent and quadrivalent flu vaccinations. What is the quadrivalent flu vaccine? The quadrivalent vaccine […]

13 Severe Flu Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

Know the Signs of Severe Flu Symptoms Recently, a patient came in who was experiencing flu-like symptoms: fever, cough, sore throat, body aches and chills. Like most who contract the flu virus, the patient only had a mild case of the illness and did not require medical care or antiviral […]

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Why Skipping the Flu Vaccine is Always a Bad Idea

Every year, health care professionals across the country encourage those in the surrounding community to get the flu vaccine. Manufacturing projections for the 2014 flu season are between 151-159 million doses with approximately 70 million doses already distributed. Flu Symptoms: The Bad and the Ugly Even with all the benefits of […]

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More Sick Employees Come to Work: What You Can Do

According to a recent Flu Season Survey conducted by Staples, over 90% of office workers come in when they know they are sick.  This percentage has increased over the last several years, with a 20% increase since 2006. Boss’ Orders While workers acknowledge that staying out for three days was […]

7 Ways to Prevent the Flu this Season

When the weather turns colder, many people begin to worry about colds and other illnesses, especially the flu. In the United States, an average of 5%-20% of the population contracts the flu and more than 200,000 people are hospitalized from flu-related complications. While the flu season can be unpredictable regarding […]

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3 Ways to Clean Your Office to Prevent the Flu

Most studies have shown that the flu virus can live and potentially infect a person for two to eight hours after being deposited on a surface. While the first line of defense in preventing the flu is to get you and your employees vaccinated, properly cleaning areas around your workplace […]