EEOC Provides Proposed Wellness Rules for Review

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued two proposed rules regarding wellness programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA). The proposed rules address what level of incentives employers may lawfully offer to encourage employee participation in wellness programs that require …

Philly Extends PHLConnectED Program Through Comcast

Committed to helping people connect to the Internet throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Comcast — an American telecommunications conglomerate headquartered in Philadelphia — announced that it will continue to provide free Internet service, via the PHLConnectED Program, for the first 60 days for new Internet Essential customers. Additionally, the company announced …

Tips for Cleaning & Replacing Your Face Mask

Several studies have found airborne transmission, via breathing, talking, coughing, and sneezing, to be the dominant route for viral spread. In response, face masks were first recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in April 2020 and later mandated in June. While many Americans are following CDC, …

Christmas Toy Drives Go Virtual

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way hospitals traditionally bring about holiday cheer for patients and their families. With the safety and health of patients top of mind, as well as that of donors and the local community, charity events, donation processes and toy drives have gone virtual. This is …