With the seasonal shift indoors, consider alternatives to ventilation
November 9, 2020 | Mike Booth
With the fall weather turning in the northern hemisphere, more and more people are starting to hunker down, going indoors and avoiding outdoor socially distanced activities. In some regions, bar owners and restaurateurs are wrestling with the issue of COVID-19 spread, and how to make indoor spaces safer for patrons. What’s more, retail locations are […]
The path forward for nursing homes and elderly care is clean air
October 21, 2020 | Mike Booth
For many elders, the threat of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 poses additional concerns, given that elders often have more compromised immune systems. What’s more, nursing homes and assisted living centers are prime areas where COVID-19 infections occur. According to the New York Times, 40 percent of COVID-19 deaths nationwide has occurred in nursing homes; as […]
CDC Proclaims: Coronavirus COVID-19 is aerosolized
October 16, 2020 | Mike Booth
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have acknowledged what many researchers and scientist have long advocated: that the novel coronavirus COVID-19 can be transmitted by the air. Called aerosolization, respiratory droplets of infected matter, like fluid of sneezes and coughs from an infected person, can travel in the air, potentially infecting people in […]
Removing the fear of going to the doctor’s office
September 18, 2020 | Mike Booth
For many people, a trip to the local doctor’s office—for whatever reason, big or small—is fraught with fear. There’s even a term for it: White Coat Syndrome. Seems that sufferers of White Coat Syndrome show signs of an elevated heart rate, increased blood pressure and rapid breathing when in a physician’s office, often skewing the […]
Improve ventilation? Improve the air instead.
September 9, 2020 | Mike Booth
Understanding Aerosolized Transmission COVID-19 has changed the way managers think about office facilities; as workers shifted to working from home because of various state mandates, these managers have wrestled with ways of keeping staff safe once employees eventually return to the workplace. Some advocate unrealistic measures, like blocking off huge swaths of an office building, […]
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