August 17, 2020
The Covid pandemic is showing no signs of ending in the US. Tulu’s team is staying up to date with the latest news and science to improve results for our clients. This week, the CDC released updated guidance for opening Gyms including recommendations for cleaning procedures and health checks. For any questions about procedures, please reach out to your Tulu team member.
“If we don’t test the asymptomatics, we won’t stop the spread of the virus.”
-Bruce Tromberg, National Institute of Health
First Wave of COVID lawsuits
Employees who claim they contracted coronavirus at work have begun filing lawsuits against their employers for negligence. Walmart, Albertsons and others are facing lawsuits related to employee death and lack of following CDC guidelines. With the availability of rapid testing, should employers be held responsible for testing employees? Read More
Masks are mandatory, but what next?
With a focus on retail employee safety, businesses are now looking towards showing employees and shoppers that they have their health and safety in mind. Walmart, Starbucks, Kroger, Best Buy, Kohl’s, Costco, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Apple, Qurate Retail Group and others have implemented nationwide mask mandates. Read More
Rapid Testing breaks free from the lab
Fast, portable testing systems that deliver results in minutes could be the new norm around the country. “Pop up testing” with rapid results includes testing in those with no symptoms to lessen the threat of asymptomatic carriers in public. Nursing homes, universities, and even malls and airports could make the location list. Read More
Cleaning Industry Statistics
Did you know the average cleaning company loses up to 55% of its total customer base every year because of a lack of service quality or simple non-performance? As author Brandon Gaille points out, “When a good job is done, nothing is noticed. It’s when a poor job is done that something will be noticed and this creates an immediate negative impact.” Read More
COVID spreads through jails
According to a New York Times database more than 1,200 cases have been connected to the California Institution for Men, which had a population of about 3,500 at the beginning of the COVID outbreak. Nineteen people incarcerated there have died. Which begs the question, how do we keep inmates safe in such close quarters? Read More