January 15, 2021 - Chitra Goel

New Coronavirus Strains – What We Know So Far?

In December 2020, new coronavirus strains were reported in the global news media. The U.K. and South Africa are the first two countries to report a more contagious coronavirus strain in late 2020. Seemingly, these strains are very different from the first detected. Since there are new, mutated strains exist now; it raises several further Read More »

January 13, 2021 - Chitra Goel

Axiom Medical Expands Its Reach To Hollywood With a New Office in LA

Axiom Medical, a leader in total employee healthcare solutions and innovator of the COVID-19 screening CheckIn2Work app, has successfully expanded its reach to Hollywood with a new office in LA, California, to serve clients in Burbank and its surrounding suburbs. Axiom Medical has assisted many clients in the TV and film industry with filming and Read More »

January 8, 2021 - Chitra Goel

Pfizer vs. Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines

In the post, we will compare the Pfizer vs. Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, see their pros and cons, and discuss their similarities and differences. Following the Food and Drug Administration’s emergency use authorization, two vaccines are now available for Americans. In this fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are the first contenders in Read More »

December 28, 2020 - Chitra Goel

Health Questions to Consider Before Taking the COVID-19 Vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine is the fastest-developed vaccine to address the pandemic. Since the vaccine development happened so quickly, there are many speculations and questions regarding the vaccine’s safety and efficacy. Here are some health questions to consider before taking the COVID-19 vaccine. Health Questions to Consider Before Taking the COVID-19 Vaccine: Should I take the Read More »

December 24, 2020 - Chitra Goel

Workplace COVID-19 Vaccination and EEOC Guidelines

As healthcare workers across the United States began receiving the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine, there are many speculations about Workplace COVID-19 Vaccination and EEOC involvement. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released updated guidelines to clarify workforce mandates for Workplace COVID-19 Vaccines when they become widely available. The EEOC, which also enforces stringent employment laws like Read More »

December 17, 2020 - Dr. Scott Cherry

Limitations on the COVID-19 Vaccine for Infection vs. Disease/Herd Immunity

COVID-19 has been a challenging public health emergency leading to one of the most highly transmissible contagious respiratory diseases. Initially, there was no medical testing or treatments available so Axiom Medical created a syndromic surveillance tool to help screen those employee populations we support.   Limitations on the COVID-19 Vaccine: As testing was on the horizon of receiving FDA emergency use authorization, the general sentiment Read More »

December 11, 2020 - Chitra Goel

California OSHA Emergency COVID-19 Regulations

On the 30th of November, new California OSHA Emergency COVID-19 Regulations were introduced in an effort to control the coronavirus disease outbreak at the workplace. On the 19th of November, 2020, California’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board made a decision after unanimously voting to adopt an Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Rule at the workplace. This Read More »

December 7, 2020 - Chitra Goel

COVID-19 Vaccine and Therapeutics – Expectations vs. Reality

Although many countries had the ambitious goal to produce the COVID-19 vaccine by the year-end, the timeline expectations are running up against the reality. In the blog post, we will walk you through the latest developments in COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics. A Message from Our Chief Medical Officer, Scott Cherry Newest CDC Guidelines For individuals Read More »

December 4, 2020 - Dr. Scott Cherry

CDC Updated Isolation Guidance For COVID-19 Exposure

CDC Updated Isolation Guidance For COVID-19 Exposure, 2nd December 2020 For individuals that are exposed to COVID-19 via close contact (but do not become symptomatic or test positive), the social isolation guidance has been to isolate for 14 days. The 14 days isolation period comes from the incubation period (the time from exposure to infection) Read More »

November 24, 2020 - Chitra Goel

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates – What’s New?

After nearly 10-months of the pandemic jeopardizing our lives, we have some positive COVID-19 vaccine updates. Finally, a few pharma and biotech companies have their vaccine trial reports ready, and luckily, some of the early testers have optimistic results to share. As per the latest vaccination updates, two companies reported 94- and 95-percent efficacy in Read More »