MGM Resorts International announces nationwide mask policy

Headed to an MGM Resorts International venue? If so, wearing a mask is now required for all guests and visitors inside public spaces at every MGM Resorts property in the United States. The company previously required all employees to wear masks, while guest and visitor mask requirements were based on [...]

By |2020-06-24T18:41:26-08:00June 25th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on MGM Resorts International announces nationwide mask policy

Survey: 76% of workers say racism is a problem at U.S. workplaces

In the wake of protests and an ever-changing world, there is more talk about combating racism in the U.S. more than ever. A recent survey says three-fourths of American workers (76%) think racism and discrimination is an issue at U.S. workplaces, but fewer than half (44%) think it's an issue [...]

By |2020-06-10T20:55:40-08:00June 11th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Survey: 76% of workers say racism is a problem at U.S. workplaces

COVID-19 likely to have lasting effect on catering industry

Everything has changed. In addition to regular retail businesses, restaurants, and just about everything in between, weddings and the catering industry have been hard hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. With most states opening the above establishment up to a degree at press time, there is little doubt things have changed [...]

By |2020-05-20T18:42:25-08:00May 21st, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on COVID-19 likely to have lasting effect on catering industry

Longstanding company helps eliminate bacteria, viruses amid pandemic

Keeping your home clean and bacteria-free is more important than ever and it just got a lot easier. Chem-Dry, carpet, and upholstery cleaning service with a network serving more than 11,000 homes and businesses a day across 55 countries has recently rolled out a specialized Sanitizing Service targeting areas of [...]

By |2020-05-13T15:46:33-08:00May 14th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Longstanding company helps eliminate bacteria, viruses amid pandemic

Greyhound requiring all customers to wear face-covering onboard buses

Traveling by bus just got a lot trickier. Greyhound Lines Inc., considered to be the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in North America, will start requiring all customers to wear a face-covering when on its buses as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. According to a news release [...]

By |2020-05-06T18:42:02-08:00May 7th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Greyhound requiring all customers to wear face-covering onboard buses

Study suggests COVID-19 can be detected using smell tests

There is currently a wide range of RNA tests for detecting COVID-19 according to a new study by Sensonics International. A news release from the company states "in light of strong evidence that decreased ability to smell accompanies this disease, it is partnering with many universities and agencies to provide [...]

By |2020-04-22T14:08:18-08:00April 23rd, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Study suggests COVID-19 can be detected using smell tests

Feeding America sees rise in requests during COVID-19 pandemic

Grocery stores and large warehouses aren't the only businesses that are having trouble keeping up with providing food staples during the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, nearly 100 percent of food banks in the Feeding America network is serving more neighbors in need during the COVID-19 pandemic, yet nearly 60 percent [...]

By |2020-04-08T19:57:56-08:00April 9th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Feeding America sees rise in requests during COVID-19 pandemic

CA restaurants boost delivery orders during COVID-19 lockdown

As cities around the country shut down amid COVID-19 fears, few industries are feeling the effects quite as harshly as restaurants. With a shelter-in-place order from California Governor Gavin Newsom in effect since March 19, many restaurants are shutting down with no news of when they might reopen. The long term impact on restaurants and their [...]

By |2020-03-25T10:49:58-08:00March 26th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on CA restaurants boost delivery orders during COVID-19 lockdown

COVID-19 and enrollee health insurance coverage

According to a new survey of nearly 600 individual and family health insurance enrollees released by eHealth, Inc. eHealth.com more than two thirds (69%) feel they lack a basic understanding of how testing and treatment of coronavirus (COVID-19) would be covered by their health insurance plan. A similar figure (64%) say [...]

By |2020-03-18T18:57:42-08:00March 19th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on COVID-19 and enrollee health insurance coverage

US airports ranked by flight cancellation rates

In an effort to help empower passengers to make more informed decisions when booking flights, InsureMyTrip reveals which of the country's busiest airports are more prone to flight cancellations and what passengers should know about airline cancellation policies, according to a news release. These are some of the key findings: Chicago [...]

By |2020-02-25T15:35:24-08:00February 27th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on US airports ranked by flight cancellation rates