Coronavirus (Covid-19) and test avoidance: Why are some people not getting tested?

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and test avoidance: Why are some people not getting tested?

Earlier this fall, the predominantly Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel, N.Y., managed to drop its positive Covid test rate from 34.2% in the last week of September, to a shocking 4.2% just one month later, the Jewish-American news organization The Forward reported. According to The Forward, town leaders and Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the office: A software company and its return-to-the-campus plans

Filed Under: Costs

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the office: A software company and its return-to-the-campus plans

Many employers around the country are grappling with how to get workers back to the office safely in the pandemic. We teamed up with our partner Anna Werner, chief consumer investigative correspondent for CBS This Morning, to do a story about Epic Systems, a health care software company, that faced a firestorm of objections from […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and return to the office: New Yorkers can now go back, but many won’t, per The New York Times

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and return to the office: New Yorkers can now go back, but many won’t, per The New York Times

“Even as offices across New York City were allowed to welcome back employees on Monday for the first time in months, the number of those returning to work was far lower than the swarms that once jostled elbows on public transit and packed into high-rise elevators,” Michael Gold and Troy Closson write over at The […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and work: Helping companies plan their return to the office

Filed Under: Health plans, Providers

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and work: Helping companies plan their return to the office

By BEN GLICKMAN and PHOEBE PINDER New York City — the epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic — entered its first phase of reopening on June 8. Of course essential workers — doctors, firefighters, grocery store workers, mail deliverers — have been on the job since the beginning of the pandemic. But now, for the first […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) return to the office: How a big N.Y.-based employer is doing it

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

Coronavirus (Covid-19) return to the office:  How a big N.Y.-based employer is doing it

As the New York area and the nation opens up gradually after the first wave of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, people are thinking about returning to their workplaces. We’re talking to many people about what that looks like for them. “We don’t call it ‘return to work’ — because we’ve been working all along,” said […]