The implementation of social distancing policies, restaurant dine-in prohibitions, and stay-at-home orders across the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic have severely impacted market channels for seafood consumers, recreational fishermen, and allied businesses, according to new survey results by Virginia Tech.
Medical professionals and hospital staff are working on the frontlines to save lives during the coronavirus pandemic, but also tasked with managing the confidentiality of patient data, patient safety, and communication between physicians, patients, and their families.
In these times, business is personal, and these storefront signs reflect the personalities of the business owners and employees as well as reflects their unique perception of how the pandemic affects them and their customers.
Charles Calderwood of the Virginia Tech Department of Psychology investigates how employees perceive, respond to, and recover from work stress. He also is a parent, working from home, balancing work duties and teaching online classes while being a full-time father and husband.
For parents, explaining the loss of a job to a child is an undeniably difficult task. Tom Ollendick an expert in child psychology and director of the Virginia Tech Child Study Center offers some advice.
Preserving foods enables you to create delicious, flavorful, and nutritious food at home that can be enjoyed year-round. More importantly proper food preservation allows for fewer trips to the grocery store, therefore saving time, reducing food waste, and less time spent in public places.
The reduction in carbon dioxide emissions during the 2020 pandemic may provide the industrialized world a sense of the scale of the challenge in the face of rising climate change and increasing heat levels.
President Trump’s decision to halt funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) due to what he claims has been a mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic could have far-reaching and long-felt effects, says global health policy expert.
Many people are finding creative ways to design productive office space at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, but might lack the design mindset for constructing space that fosters good health and wellness. Virginia Tech interior and industrial design experts offer tips for constructing an ideal at-home workstation.
What will be at the top of the global health agenda in the aftermath of COVID-19? Stephanie Smith, a global health policy expert at Virginia Tech, says preparing for another pandemic shouldn’t be the only order of business.
“Really what we’re talking about is: How do you help people stay safe and not take unnecessary risks?” said E. Scott Geller, a Virginia Tech expert in applied behavioral science and the human dynamics of injury prevention.
With the passing of the $2.2. trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security “CARES” Act, businesses are able to get help keeping employees on their payroll. Some loans in the package are eligible for full forgiveness if businesses maintain full staffing. many
As these unprecedented times are navigated, it is important to maintain a nutritious diet at home – something that can be done with simple recipes with common, long-lasting ingredients found in your pantry, said Austin Brooks.
While progress was being made on the U.S.-China Phase One agricultural deal with changes to regulations on non-tariff barriers, COVID-19 has raised questions about diversifying suppliers for world-wide trade.