If you find yourself in tears watching the visual for Alicia Keys’ new song, know that the singer had the same reaction the first time she saw it. The 15-time Grammy winner debuted “Good Job” during CNN’s global town hall Thursday to address the latest questions and concerns in the fight against Covid-19. The tune was originally written months ago to honor the unsung heroes in Keys’ own life, she told CNN in a conversation before the broadcast.
Just as the nation’s population of people over 65 is about to skyrocket, we face the intersection of two deadly epidemics: COVID-19 and loneliness. One is deadly now, the other a slow-motion threat of equal consequence.
California, Florida release names of nursing homes with coronavirus cases as pressure mounts | The Washington Post
Health officials in California and Florida this weekend published lists of nursing homes in their states that have had coronavirus cases, joining other states that have released at least partial lists. Although most states rely solely on the long-term-care facilities to notify residents and their families of such cases, officials in California and Florida made the nursing homes’ names public after facing pressure to be more transparent with families and to better understand the virus’s spread. Federal officials also announced a new push for transparency Sunday, saying nursing homes must start reporting their covid-19 cases to patients, their families and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Mental Health And Disability Inclusion: How To Make Sure You Are Commissioning Credible Support Services For Your Business | Forbes
By now we have all realised that in 2020 we are not going back to business as usual after the pandemic. We’ve got a wonderful opportunity here to redefine the world of work, and implement policies that are inclusive.
The Rolling Stones Hit Number 1 on iTunes (First Time Ever) with Spectacular Quarantine Anthem “Living in a Ghost Town” | Showbiz411
The Rolling Stones haven’t had a number 1 hit probably since 1981’s “Start Me Up.” They’ve had scattershot singles since then– they were never a great singles chart band. They certainly have never had a number 1 hit on iTunes, a relatively new service.
Companies caught short by the pandemic are hiring from a pool that was already prepared to handle a surge in phone traffic away from offices.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Thursday that employers will be allowed to test employees for COVID-19 before they enter a work site without running afoul of the Americans with Disabilities Act, but some employment law experts noted that the agency’s new guidance doesn’t shed any light on the legality of businesses using antibody tests.
How will our world change after the pandemic? Will go completely back to normal and try to forget all of this ever happened, the way so many Americans did after the 1918 Influenza pandemic? Will we just change a few habits, policies, and plans to confront future outbreaks? Or, will we go a bit further and make bigger reforms we once thought impossible, but now seem both feasible and wise? We should probably be wary of attempts to use the COVID-19 pandemic to “win” long standing political arguments. On the other hand, we would be foolish to ignore how the pandemic might legitimately reshape and re-prioritize old policy and ideological debates. And we shouldn’t be afraid to do some key things quite differently from now on
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