March 2, 2021 - Chitra Goel

Johnson & Johnson Single-Dose Vaccine – Things You Need To Know

The Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine is the first authorized single dose shot in the U.S. After unveiling its single-dose shot, Johnson & Johnson joined the other two COVID-19 vaccines in the race to fight against the pandemic. This new vaccine is also recommended by scientists, infection experts, and the CDC itself. The Centers for Read More »

February 25, 2021 - Chitra Goel

CDC’s New 90-day Limit After COVID-19 Vaccination – Things You Need To Know

Have you received the COVID-19 vaccination? If so, you might be eligible for CDC’s new 90-day limit after COVID-19 vaccination policy. As addressed in the new policy, vaccinated people can now skip a mandatory quarantine even if they’ve been exposed to COVID-19, according to the newest CDC guidelines. However, the agency also acknowledges the ambiguity Read More »

February 2, 2021 - Chitra Goel

COVID-19 Tongue – Will This be CDC’s Next Approved Coronavirus Symptom?

Apart from the coronavirus symptoms as outlined by the CDC, many have been reporting a new sign: the COVID-19 Tongue. Yes, you heard it right. It is a commonly reported new symptom among COVID-19 patients in the UK, Europe, and some parts of the United States. Several recent studies have also claimed that the coronavirus 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 »

November 13, 2020 - Chitra Goel

Holiday Travel Safety Tips & Best Practices During COVID-19

Curious to know how to keep you and your family safe during this year’s holiday season? Given that travel could pose health dangers for various vulnerable populations, Axiom Medical has these holiday travel safety tips and best practices with dos and don’ts for responsible use of commercial transportation and hospitality venues during this COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »

November 9, 2020 - Chitra Goel

Why Are People Not Wearing A Mask?

Not wearing a mask increases your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Yet, people are still reluctant to wear a mask in public. Amid this pandemic, a small piece of face-covering has impelled a nationwide argument about public health, civil liberties, and even personal freedom. While many Americans diligently follow the local guidelines on mask mandates, Read More »

August 24, 2020 - Holly Foxworth

Implementing a Workplace COVID-19 Testing Program

Remember the early days of COVID-19?  Facing a drastic shortage of testing resources, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) implemented strict criteria to qualify for testing.  Criteria included physical symptoms of COVID-19, recent travel to areas of an outbreak, and/or direct contact with a person who tested positive.  Additional criteria to narrow allocation Read More »

August 4, 2020 - Holly Foxworth

Will a COVID-19 Vaccine be a “Quick Fix” for the Workplace?

For months, the COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for the workplace.  How can we make sure our facilities are clean and disinfected?  How do you set up support systems for employees as they return to work and adjust to the new normal?  Is it possible to create a plan for a safe work environment that Read More »