Pandemic

Facility Manager Cost Saving/Best Practice Quick Reads    RSS Feed  July 12, 2021 – Contact FacilitiesNet Editorial Staff » The pandemic has disrupted traditional real estate and office space more than any tech innovation ever could. From hub-and-spoke strategies of real estate to flexible and hybrid work-from-home/in-office strategies for employees, organizations are changing quickly how
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LAKELAND – As Marianne McCollum arrives for work each morning, she passes a sign declaring: “HEROES Work Here!” That sentiment has become almost a cliché at nursing homes and other health-care facilities since the emergence of COVID-19. But McCollum, a certified nursing assistant at the Estates at Carpenters in North Lakeland, says she and her co-workers indeed displayed
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In 2019, the World Health Organization classified “burnout” as a disease and an occupational phenomenon. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic swept through hospitals and care facilities like a Category 5 hurricane, exacerbating a longstanding industry problem that often gets overlooked. Profound exposure to the trauma of the pandemic has left providers and care teams at
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Facility Manager Cost Saving/Best Practice Quick Reads    RSS Feed  June 11, 2021 – Contact FacilitiesNet Editorial Staff » Front-line healthcare workers have repeatedly received kudos over the last 16 months, and deservedly so. They worked long hours in dangerous conditions to provide services that were critical to the success of their organizations’ core mission.
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BELOIT—The School District of Beloit is scheduled to receive $30,506,350 in federal funds, in three allocations to address the needs of students, staff and the district facilities during and resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to information from Executive Director of Business, Human Resources, and Operations JoAnn Armstrong. The first allocation, provided through the Coronavirus
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Washington isn’t the only state that kept prison food factories running after Covid-19 began to spread last year. In 2020, incarcerated people working under the auspices of the California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) baked cookies, roasted almonds, processed peanut butter, and packaged snickerdoodles later sold to various state hospitals. Incarcerated workers told the Los Angeles
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~~ ~ During JAPAN Forward’s interview, architect Sou Fujimoto noted that “Amid this coronavirus, the essence of all kinds of things are being exposed, challenged, and reconsidered while possibilities are expanding.”  Within the constant pauses, postponements, and cancellations, Fujimoto points to the unique and irreplaceable value of architecture as a medium that can physically and
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California is getting a closer look at exactly how workers in high-risk industries across the state have borne the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic. For the first time, UC Merced’s Community and Labor Center (CLC) has analyzed the increase in the number of pandemic-era deaths of working-age people. The analysis of data from the California Department of Public Health finds that
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ARC Advisory Group and DC Velocity magazine have closed our joint survey on the changes logistics operations have experienced in the upheaval of the Covid-19 operating environment in 2020; and the expectations these same executives have about their operating environment in 2021. The goal of this research effort is to capture measurable insights into the rapidly changing fulfillment
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