Ineffective COVID-19 Testing and Containment

I am a healthy 58-year-old male.  On Saturday, July 11, 2020, my wife and I were on a return flight from Florida after a one-week trip.  During the flight, I experienced a scratchy throat and cough. Upon return, I immediately called my internist and went for testing.  On the morning of Monday, July 13, the provider performed a quick strep... Read More

COVID-19 Employee Testing Guidelines

There are two types of testing for COVID-19: diagnostic testing and antibody or serological testing. Can an employer require testing before employees return to work? For diagnostic testing (i.e., temperature checks and questionnaires as to whether an employee currently has symptoms): YES If employers retain records about diagnostic testing, those records are subject to stringent ADA and OSHA recordkeeping requirements... Read More