At-Home Covid-19 Testing Solution: Empowering Employers To Provide A Safe Workplace

Choosing the right solution to help employees safely return-to-work

by: Michael Gorton, CEO of Recuro Health

The surge of the Delta variant and recurrence of disease even among those who have been vaccinated, coupled with lower-than-expected vaccination rates and concerns about the need for booster injections, are fueling the need for ”testing often,” as a key to stopping the virus spread. A safe return to work continues to be top of mind for employers, as the number of Covid-19 cases again dominates the headlines. This is not the time for companies to let down their guard, as the need continues for Covid-19 at-home and in-office testing.    Meanwhile, some states and cities, including New York City, are requiring government employees and health workers to either provide proof of vaccination, get vaccinated or get regular testing to stop the spread of the highly transmissible Delta variant and vaccination rates have plateaued, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  Unvaccinated workers must wear a mask when indoors at work in many locations. The CDC recommends that if you are not vaccinated, you find a vaccine and get one.  An announcement from President Biden requires that all federal employees will need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or submit to regular testing. The planned policy comes after similar mandates were unveiled recently, including for health workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs and municipal employees in New York City, to increase vaccination rates and curb the spread of the Delta…

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