COVID-19

Resource pages for "COVID-19"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Flu Season

3 Takeaways From The 2022-23 Flu Season

An unprecedented, unpredictable 2022-23 flu season offers organizations insight about how to protect their staff and visitors in the workplace, according to Reckitt's Lysol Pro Solutions and BlueDot.     
Improve IAQ

Want To Make Facilities Safe For Employees’ Return To The Office? Improve IAQ.

Improving indoor air quality (IAQ) is among the most critical steps facility managers can take to mitigate employee concerns and maintain a healthy workspace.
public schools

Most Public Schools Feel Prepared For A Pandemic

The majority of public schools have a written plan in place for a pandemic disease, as well as active shooter situations, natural disasters, and suicide threats or incidents.
workplace future

A Future That Puts Employees First

The next three years will be critical for organizations to create a more human-centric workplace, finds JLL’s “The Future of Work” survey.
school environment

Getting “Schooled” In Indoor Air Quality

BridgePrep Academy Charter Schools took several measures to create a safe, healthy indoor school environment for students and staff.
workplace and real estate needs,

Top Priorities: Reducing Real Estate Costs, Investing In “Right” Workspace

Study finds business leaders consider reducing real estate expenses a top priority, along with investing in a workspace aligned with their organization's culture.
Holiday Parties

What Will Company Holiday Parties Look Like This Year?

Despite COVID-19 and the flu, company holiday parties are making a comeback in 2022. See what's planned this holiday season!
workplace air quality

Are Workplace Air Quality Issues Triggering Anxiety?

New research from Infogrid finds nearly three quarters of hybrid workers are worried about the impact of poor air quality on general health.
hybrid government workers

Massachusetts Government Workers Adopt Hybrid Work Model

With almost half of Massachusetts' government employees working in a hybrid or remote environment, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito discusses the future of hybrid work.
virus transmission

Public Transit, Gyms Top Places People Worry About Virus Transmission

In Toronto, the first city-wide testing of businesses to evaluate the risk of flu, RSV, and COVID-19 shows that people experience a wide range of ventilation safety over the course of a day.
medical waste disposal

U.S. Hospitals Not Prepared To Deal With Ebola

Hospitals are not fully prepared to handle medical waste from Ebola and other deadly viruses on-site, according to the Healthcare Coalition for Emergency Preparedness.
virus season

How Will Flu, COVID-19 Impact U.S. Businesses This Winter?

The U.S. is likely to face a severe and unpredictable respiratory virus season, according to new research.
cleaning

What Cleanliness Concerns Do Americans Have This Fall?

An infectious disease expert discusses America’s views on cleanliness and what FMs can do to help stop the spread of infectious diseases.
IAQ

Survey Shows Teachers Wary Of IAQ In Schools

Teachers are alarmed schools haven't done more to improve air quality, even with federal funding available.
JLL HYBRID WORKPLACE

The Evolving Hybrid Workplace: Tech Implementation Is Key

Companies focused on return to work must implement customizable technologies to build effective hybrid working models, finds JLL.
ESSER grant

School Cooling Emergency Turns Into No-Cost Upgrade

Antimicrobial HDPE cooling towers help Kentucky schools qualify for a government ESSER grant which funds total cost of two new units.
International Day of Clean Air

How Clean Is The Indoor Air At Your Workplace?

An International Day of Clean Air survey found only 36% of respondents describe the indoor air at their workplace as "very clean."
ESSER funds

ESSER Funds: Five Ways To Create Cleaner Classrooms

Here are five ways to put ESSER funds to use and create cleaner environments for students and teachers as they return to the classroom.
Biosafety Intelligence System

Poppy Health Is Now GBAC STAR™ Registered

To become GBAC STAR Registered, Poppy’s Biosafety Intelligence System had to meet efficacy, cost, health and safety requirements, and prove it helps prevent the spread of disease.

PURELL Adds Surface Disinfecting Wipes to Portfolio

Surface wipes deliver an important balance of broad-spectrum efficacy for healthcare settings and worry-free use.

Webinars

Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] Power on, America!

Constellation is helping you build a brighter tomorrow by generating clean, carbon-free energy today. We’re already producing electricity 24/7 with hydro, wind, solar and the nation’s largest zero-emission nuclear fleet.