How should a positive test scenario be managed at a worksite? Answering this question involves, among other things, an intersection of OSHA and Centers for Disease Control guidelines, an interpretation of those guidelines, and some subjective analysis.
FreeFall Aerospace joins forces with ED2 Corporation to form FreeFall 5G, Digital Air Strike launches a text messaging service enabling companies to communicate with their customers that incorporates artificial intelligence, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona contributes $25,000 to Local First Arizona to assist with grant funding for its Small Business Relief Fund, Quarles & Brady partner Scott Jenkins is named chairman of 2021 Phoenix Open golf tournament, and more.
May is National Moving Month, and for many families and businesses moving can cause some headaches, even without the crisis caused by Covid-19 pandemic. The Phoenix Business Journal was given a behind-the-scenes look as to the changes that M3 Commercial Moving & Logistics has since made to protect both staff and the clients during the pandemic.
What began as a client project to serve and protect has evolved into a direct supplier of FDA-approved, personal-protective equipment (PPE) to thousands of healthcare professionals and other businesses in need. Strategic Growth Advisory President Pamela Barnhill is working to address the shortage of FDA-approved PPE.
As the coronavirus pandemic has swept across the U.S., in addition to tracking the number of COVID-19 daily cases, there is a worldwide scientific community engaged in tracking the SARS-CoV-2 virus itself. Researchers and scientists at Arizona State University are looking at how the virus may be spreading, mutating and adapting over time.
Sonora Quest Laboratories, the market share leader in diagnostic laboratory testing in Arizona, announced that it will ramp up its fight against COVID-19 and offer antibody testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) using blood specimens. With this new offering, Sonora Quest now provides healthcare providers in Arizona access to a COVID-19 antibody test as well as the molecular diagnostic testing that has been offered since mid-March.
The Arizona Technology Council and other business organizations weigh in on Governor Doug Ducey’s announcement on April 29 that some small retail businesses in the state will be able to partially reopen the first week of May. The changes were announced as Ducey extended his executive order that has kept nonessential businesses in the state closed and residents at home since the end of March.
AZ TechCast, the new podcast of the Arizona Technology Council, is dedicated to covering innovation and technology in Arizona and beyond. In the April 2020 episode of AZ TechCast, an innovative group of experts shared their expertise and insight into what Arizona’s science and technology industry is doing to support the community in addressing the pandemic. These are just a few of the many Arizona institutions and companies that have stepped up and are making a difference in the fight against COVID-19.
The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope, is looking for volunteers: individuals who have run the course of COVID-19, and whose immune system may have built up antibodies against this still mysterious disease.
Intel’s COVID-19 Response and Readiness Initiative will provide funding to accelerate customer and partner advances in diagnosis, treatment and vaccine development, leveraging technologies such as artificial intelligence, high-performance computing and edge-to-cloud service delivery.