From the August Mercy Occupational Medicine eNewsletter As temperatures soar in the summer months, heat-related illness should be a top concern for workers and employers alike. Heat-related illnesses — including heat exhaustion and heat stroke — occur…Read more.
From the July Mercy Occupational Medicine eNewsletter As more employers return to a fully staffed, pre-pandemic workforce, there are guidelines that may be helpful as companies fully open to their employees and the public. And with a new surge in COVID…Read more.
From the August Mercy Occupational Medicine eNewsletter Mercy recently launched an online scheduling tool to help employers maintain a healthy workforce right from their computers or phones. This web-based, interactive form allows employers to sign up…Read more.
Mercy Urgent Care’s Weaverville facility is expanding its operating hours beginning Monday, June 28. The clinic, located at 61 Weaver Blvd., Suite 106, will now be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and…Read more.
From the June Mercy Occupational Medicine eNewsletter It may seem counterintuitive for Americans to have concerns about getting vaccinated for COVID-19, a disease that has killed millions worldwide. After all, more than 300 million doses have been dist…Read more.
From the June Mercy Occupational Medicine eNewsletter OSHA will now require healthcare employers with more than 10 employees to have written COVID-19 plans. This is an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) and requires compliance with most provisions with…Read more.