Fitbit Blog – 4.8.21
Adults aren’t the only ones feeling incredible stress these days. Thanks to decreased social contacts, changed routines (that seem to keep changing), and parental anxiety, kids are also stressed out. In fact, between 19 and 22 percent of children ages six to 12 report having anxiety, according to a study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health last August. Normally less than 7 percent of kids this age have anxiety.
Source: How to Help Your Kids With Stress
Abine Blog – 4.8.21
‘Health passports’ – portable proofs of vaccination, typically in the form of a smartphone app, or scannable QR code – are beginning to be deployed worldwide, and are a hot-topic of debate today in the US; but serious questions remain about their necessity, how they will address privacy concerns, as well as comply with health-data regulations like HIPAA.
Source: Health Passports Gain Traction: Are We Ready For Them?
Tripit Blog – 1.12.21
If you’ve flown during the pandemic, you’re likely already familiar with the requirements many destinations have put in place based on your health status. In the U.S., many states require visitors to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival, or a period of quarantine in its stead.
Source: What Travelers Need to Know About Digital Health Passports
Avast Blog – 1.11.21 (1.7.21)
As the number of people getting vaccinated against Covid-19 rises, it’s time to review the ways that people can prove they have been inoculated when they want to cross international borders.
Source: Covid-19 Vaccine Passports | Avast
Epson Blog – 10.19.20
Businesses, schools, churches and entertainment venues across the country are reopening after COVID-19 shutdowns or increasing their occupancy limits as states lift restrictions. To keep employees and customers safe at their locations, organizations create signage to communicate social distancing and other safety requirements to everyone who enters the building.
Source: Epson and Canva Partnering to Help Organizations Create Custom Social Distancing Materials
Western Digital Blog – 10.19.20
As the world was scrambling to adjust to the new COVID-19 reality, cloud usage has been indisputably soaring. It seems like no matter how many video meetings, streaming binges or viral dance challenges we throw at it, the cloud never says no. While many feared that the sudden increase in activity would cause the internet to break, or that cloud outages would prevail, the cloud has proven largely resilient.
Source: Can the Cloud Keep up with the Disruption of COVID-19?