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Many businesses have been waiting months to open their doors back up since the COVID-19 pandemic began -- but now that many regions have begun to reopen, these businesses face a new challenge: remaining open in a delicate situation. While the rules for reopening vary from place to place, if you want your business to stay open during this time you must abide by the regulations relevant to your organization and community. Failing to do so may result in some Departments of Public Health temporarily...

Two employees in COVID-19 masks

Though the COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has been raging for months, we are all still in uncharted territory. Health experts are doing their best to track the virus’ spread and learn more about it, but there are no clear-cut answers as of yet. Meanwhile, business owners and workers eagerly await a return to normalcy.  Fortunately, many regions in the U.S. have begun to allow various kinds of businesses and offices to reopen in some capacity, and it probably won’t be long until most busine...

The Budd Group pandemic reopening checklist

Is your workplace preparing to reopen? Before you dive back into business as usual, understand that COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 is still a public health threat and that all businesses and individuals must continue to do their part to prevent the spread of this virus. If you want to keep yourself, your employees, and your customers/guests safe and healthy, you’ll have to be strategic and cautious in your approach to reopening. Here are 10 crucial items to include in your office reopening checklist. ...

The Budd Group open sign that reads, "Open: Business as New Normal"

All across the United States, local economies are gradually opening back up. This is exciting news for business owners, employees, and customers alike. However, this staggered reopening does not mean that COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 has suddenly vanished. Indeed, this virus is here to stay, at least until a suitable vaccine has been developed and distributed. Businesses must remain vigilant as they reopen to ensure the health and safety of their workers, customers, and guests. And some businesses are at...

The Budd Group virus disinfection services

The primary challenge facilities face in keeping surfaces clean and properly disinfected is verifying whether or not their efforts have been successful, and to what degree. Knowing this information is crucial for ensuring and maintaining a safe and hygienic work environment. As such, disinfection verification has long been in place for certain industries, such as food/beverage manufacturing plants, pharmaceutical/biomedical labs, healthcare, etc. But with the ongoing SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 pandemic...

The Budd Group employee disinfecting a car

During normal times, the standard school year would be approaching its end (or already over) for most students in the U.S. Of course, due to the COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, school has been out for several months across many regions, and no one is entirely sure when it will resume again. This postponement doesn’t render all school buses useless, of course. These vehicles may be enlisted for various purposes both during and after the pandemic. And when students do finally return to school, mos...

There has been no shortage of conflicting information regarding the COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Some of this is to be expected, though, considering the novel nature of this virus -- COVID-19 behaves differently than other infectious diseases. Researchers have been hard at work trying to figure out the virus’ true origins, its short- and long-term effects, and primary methods of transmission. In the beginning, entities like the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Co...

The Budd Group hand sanitizer on a university desk

North Greenville University announced Thursday it will open its Tigerville and Greer campuses for in-person instruction beginning on Aug. 20. “We are excited to welcome students back to campus for the fall semester,” NGU President Gene C. Fant Jr. said. “We will overcome these challenging days together as the North Greenville family. Every necessary precaution will be put in place to ensure the safest educational experience is available to the students we serve.” The university’s...

One of the biggest challenges organizations have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic has been maintaining communication and transparency between employees and leaders. Many businesses were forced to furlough their workers or abruptly adopt remote work procedures, resulting in various rifts regarding interaction. Now, as many regions begin to open back up, these companies face a new but related challenge: reopening in a manner that is safe, compliant, productive, and commensurate with the concerns...

COVID reopening sign

The past few months have been characterized by concern and confusion as the world continues to wrangle with the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. While doctors, scientists, and medical researchers have been hard at work trying to understand this virus, its mechanisms, and the best ways to combat it, there is still much to learn. These gaps in knowledge have resulted in contradictory statements from public officials and medical experts. At the beginning of this pandemic, for instance, citizens were to...

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