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Five on Friday: Emergency Temporary Standard to Protect Workers from COVID-19

Five on Friday: Emergency Temporary Standard to Protect Workers from COVID-19


A person being tested for COVID-19

Karen shared this alarming CNN article that makes projections based on the present spike in cases in many parts of Europe. Europe Facing 500,000 More COVID Deaths by February, WHO Warns

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People carrying their belongings

Kaethe offered a Guardian report that some Health Network Associates have noted is reflective of their work with migrants and refugees at the border. ‘So Many Have Gone’: Storms and Drought Drive Guatemalans to the US Border

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An illustration of people driving toward a storm

Kaethe also talked about this New Yorker piece, another topic on which we've reported previously and which we expect will worsen as the climate crisis increases severe weather events. The Migrant Workers Who Follow Climate Disasters


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Action Checklist

Theressa thought we'd be interested in HRSA's new Action Checklist for COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Ages 5-11.

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A worker wearing a mask

Weekly Win: Del forwarded the OSHA announcement of a new emergency temporary standard to provide instruction to employers with 100 or more employees on how to meet the vaccine mandate declared earlier this year. The standard requires employers to develop, implement, and enforce a COVID-19 vaccine policy. US Department of Labor Issues Emergency Temporary Standard to Protect Workers from Coronavirus



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