Connecting first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic
March 25, 2020
Rescue 42 Inc. announced that the PodRunner division of Rescue 42 has entered into an exclusive supplier agreement with AT&T to provide the SatRunner Satellite communications platform configured with Wi-Fi internet and Band 14 cellular for the National First Responder Network, or FirstNet.
In response to the evolving COVID-19 situation, and with the health and safety of all stakeholders as a top priority, Schneider Electric has taken the precautionary action to postpone Innovation Summit Las Vegas, originally scheduled for June 3-4.
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, Data Center Dynamics rescheduled the conference in New York for Sept. 1-2 and has announced the industry’s largest virtual conference, which will take place March 31 - April 1.
This advisory report has been produced by Uptime Institute, with the assistance of its clients and members, to help operators of critical infrastructure facilities prepare for, and respond to, the impact of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The steps discussed in this report will also help operators develop strategies and procedures for future epidemics.
Climate control systems recirculate air throughout the building, along with airborne viruses and bacteria. As these microbes have had to withstand a heavily disinfected and thoroughly cleaned environment, they can cause serious problems to patients who may already have a lowered resistance to infection.
Readiness tool launched to assist Michigan schools, students during school closures
March 13, 2020
While teachers in Michigan are using online and blended teaching strategies to supplement today’s modern classroom, most schools are not prepared technologically to shut down for extended periods of time and transition all instructional activities to an online format. In an effort to support statewide preparedness activities, Michigan Virtual has created a School Closure Learning Continuity Readiness Rubric.
What a telehealth study in rural michigan can teach us about taking a better approach to health care both every day and during a crisis
March 12, 2020
By using telehealth applications, doctors can diagnose patients remotely, prescribe medicine, and have it delivered to a patient’s front door. This means someone who may be infected does not have go out. In essence, practicing telemedicine can actually help prevent the spread of coronavirus.