Considering Canines for COVID-19 Detection?
Matthew R. Dimmick, CPP®, PSP®, CPD spent 20 years handling and training canines to detect a variety of potential threats. In this article
, he provides key considerations and questions an organization should ask before deploying dogs for threat detection.
CDC Vaccine Administration Management System (VAMS)
VAMS connects with Immunization Information Systems (IISs) via federal and jurisdictional data reporting systems. VAMS allows employers and organizations to bulk input employees, who will receive an email to register in VAMS so they can schedule an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
A Primer on COVID-19 Testing Options
This webcast features an update on the latest testing science and options, including pool testing. Presented by Rodney Forsman, Assistant Professor Emeritus at the Mayo Clinic’s College of Medicine and Science.
Limiting Workplace Violence Associated with COVID-19 Prevention Policies in Retail and Services Businesses
This CDC webpage offers strategies and resources designed to limit violence towards workers that may occur when businesses put in place policies and practices to help minimize the spread of COVID-19 among employees and customers.
General Risk Mitigation Strategies for Security Teams
The Security Executive Council has published a list of key mitigation strategies for security practitioners. It includes a variety of tactical initiatives in the categories of strategic partnerships, situational awareness, GSOC social distancing and cleaning, virus spread mitigation, and more.
Infectious Disease Hardening for COVID-19 and Other Biological Risks
Safeguards Consulting has published a thorough whitepaper on infectious disease hardening, based on a long-term model. The document provides guidance for immediate risk mitigation, a potential return of COVID-19, and future/seasonal infectious diseases.
Ongoing COVID-19 Response and Supply Chain Implications
The supply chain difficulties of the COVID-19 response have raised awareness of the critical importance of an effective supply chain. This white paper from the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition focuses on the stages between suppression (or lockdown) and an available vaccine.