Coronavirus, Flu, Cold or Allergies

Coronavirus, Flu, Cold or Allergies: Which Is It? [infographic]

Stay Informed It is important to understand that the COVID-19 situation evolves and changes every day. Employers should closely monitor the CDC and WHO websites for the latest and most accurate information on COVID-19. For more information on group health insurance or business wellness programs, contact one of our consultants at Ollis/Akers/Arney Insurance & Business Advisors. This infographic is intended …

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COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Family Medical Leave: Key Provisions

COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Family Medical Leave: Key Provisions

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which goes into effect on April 2, 2020. The new law imposes sweeping new emergency paid leave and expanded family medical leave requirements for employers nationwide. Here is a summary of the key provisions affecting employers: EMERGENCY PAID SICK LEAVE …

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Are you getting enough calcium?

Are You Getting Enough Calcium?

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in your body. Consuming enough calcium is critical for keeping your bones and teeth strong and for maintaining the function of your nerves, heart and muscles. The current recommended dietary allowance (RDA) by age group is as follows: 1-3 years—700 mg daily 4-8 years—1,000 mg daily 9-18 years—1,300 mg …

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Protecting Workers From Coronavirus

Protecting Workers From Coronavirus

As concerns about the COVID-19 continue to rise, many employers are left to wondering what they can do to protect their workforce. This Risk Insights will examine what coronavirus is, how it spreads, and what employers can do to protect their workforce. What Is Coronavirus? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), coronavirus is a family …

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Your Wellness Matters- Heart Disease

Your Wellness Matters: Heart Disease

What is heart disease? Heart disease is a term used to refer to several different types of heart conditions. Out of all the different conditions, coronary artery disease—caused by plaque buildup in the walls of the heart’s arteries—is the most common. Other common forms of heart disease include: Heart failure Arrhythmia Valvular heart disease Aortic …

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Resolving Workplace Conflicts

Resolving Workplace Conflicts

Workplace conflicts are inevitable. Clashing personalities, stressors at work and simply spending large amounts of time with the same group of people can generate conflict. In fact, a recent study revealed that 85% of employees reported dealing with some form of conflict at their workplace. Unresolved workplace conflicts not only negatively impact employee morale, but …

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February is American Heart Month

February Is American Heart Month: What You Need to Know About Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men in the United States, causing about 647,000 deaths annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Heart disease is also an extremely expensive disease—costing the United States about $207 billion annually in health care, medications and lost productivity. What …

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