Tag: CDC

Study Finds Wildfires Amplify Effects of Short-term Exposure to Particulate Matter on COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

Jon Redmond /August 18, 2021

As of August 17, 2021, nine new wildfires were reported across Montana, Washington, California, and Idaho which adds to the 104 active large fires throughout the US. In 2021 (year-to-date),…

CDC Updated Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools: Vaccinated Teachers and Students Do Not Need Masks Indoors

Jon Redmond /July 9, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued updated guidance, stating K-12 students benefit from in-person learning, and prioritizing safely returning to in-person instruction in fall 2021. The updated…

OSHA Releases COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)

Jon Redmond /June 16, 2021

On June 10, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) circulated a news release announcing the U.S. Department of Labor’s much awaited COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”). With some…

CDC Interim Mask Guidance Update

Jon Redmond /May 20, 2021

On May 13, 2021, the CDC issued updated guidance, “Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People”. With this updated guidance ”fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a…

Blog: Revisions in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Rule for Lead and Copper in Water and the Relationship to Lead in Water Levels in Illinois

Jon Redmond /April 18, 2021

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule for Drinking Water Requirements for States and Public Water Systems. The purpose of these revisions are…