Author Archive

FDA: Beware of Fraudulent Coronavirus Tests, Vaccines and Treatments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says: Beware of Fraudulent Coronavirus Tests, Vaccines and Treatments.

While many Americans are sheltering at home to help
“flatten the curve” and slow the spread of coronavirus disease (also
called COVID-19), they might be tempted to buy or use questionable products
that…

Read More
Read More

Serving Safe Meals to Students Stuck at Home

There are over 30 million children nationwide who rely heavily on school meals for their basic nutrition every day.

Food safety training company SchoolFoodHandler.com has developed a first-in-the nation set of Standard Operating Procedures for schools who are now serving breakfasts and lunch in a never before…

Read More
Read More

How to Protect Your Business from COVID-19 Phishing Scams

NYC area IT security consultant and managed services provider eMazzanti Technologies is highlighting greatly increased cyber-crime activity during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and identifies some of the most prevalent phishing scams in a new article on the eMazzanti Technologies website.

The article includes recommendations for implementing
multi-layered…

Read More

Coronavirus Costs Not Being Waived In Health Care System

On March 13th, the Kaiser Family Foundation released a brief that delves into the costs surrounding COVID-19.

The findings highlight the steep expenses that may plague
employer health plans and their enrollees.

Although many insurers are covering some testing and
treatments, the costs associated with hospitalizations are not…

Read More

Head of CPA Organization Calls for Tax Filing Relief

The American Institute of CPAs’ (AICPA) president and CEO, Barry Melancon, CPA, made the following statement in response to the Treasury’s recent statement on tax payment relief:

“On Monday, we learned that the administration is allowing
certain taxpayers to delay tax payments for 90 days and is providing interest…

Read More

Tips to Keep Pets Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic, from ASPCA

Amid the growing concerns around the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is providing information on keeping animals safe during a human health crisis and encouraging pet owners to include pets in their emergency plans.

According to the Centers…

Read More

Unemployment Rate Drops in Five States, For Now

Unemployment rates were lower in January in 5 states and stable in 45 states and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Will the effects of the Coronavirus outbreak be felt differently in different states?

In January, eleven states had jobless rate decreases from a…

Read More

New York Times Provides Free Access to Certain Coronavirus Outbreak News

The New York Times is one of the best sources of up-to-date, national and global information about the Coronavirus outbreak – but its content sits behind a paywall. To access Times stories one must be a paid subscriber. However, late last week the Times announced it would be providing…

Read More