COVID-19

Developments
The COVID-19 pandemic caused widespread impacts on our industry, lives and communities. We continue to collect and share as much information as possible related to the workers’ comp industry.
October 16, 2022
The National Safety Council provides information on mental health, workplace safety, and more.
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October 15, 2022
The only pre-exposure prophylactic for COVID-19 may not provide protection for certain variants.
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September 25, 2022
Moderna and Pfizer boosters have been updated to target the omicron variant.
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August 25, 2022
Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine, Adjuvanted will require two doses given three weeks apart.
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April 19, 2022
Adults aged 50 and older and immunocompromised individuals may receive a second booster dose.
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March 23, 2022
A roundup of regulatory activity around the country
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February 19, 2022
Drug advancements surrounding the prevention and treatment of COVID-19.
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January 15, 2022
Phase 3 trials for NVX-CoV2373 across 30,000 people found this vaccine candidate to be safe and effective for the prevention of COVID-19.
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January 14, 2022
New five-day rules are recommended, with variation depending upon vaccination status.
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December 20, 2021
Molnupiravir, Paxlovid, and AZD7442 have shown promise in Phase 3 trials.
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December 19, 2021
Those previously infected by the virus may face long-term health complications.
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December 17, 2021
Rulings from U.S. District Courts have impeded vaccine requirements among certain workers.
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December 16, 2021
All adults may now receive a booster shot of any COVID-19 vaccine.
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November 16, 2021
Strategies for a safer, healthier workforce amid COVID-19 and beyond.
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November 15, 2021
All COVID-19 vaccines now have emergency use authorization for a booster dose.
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October 21, 2021
Transparency and trust help keep employees informed and engaged amid disruption.
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October 21, 2021
A new migraine medication, various generics, and more.
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October 20, 2021
Long-term health impacts of COVID-19 can complicate claims
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September 30, 2021
Strategies for a safer, healthier workface amid COVID-19 and beyond.
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September 26, 2021
Sandy Shtab, Healthesystems AVP of Advocacy and Compliance, comments on regulatory activity across the country.
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September 26, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the American healthcare system, causing disruptions and driving rapid adaptations to care delivery.
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September 24, 2021
The Pfizer vaccine receives full FDA approval, while a new EUA authorizes booster shots for certain populations.
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September 21, 2021
All federal employees are impacted, as are companies with 100 or more employees.
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September 21, 2021
A message from the Chief Executive Officer
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September 20, 2021
Those previously infected by coronavirus may face long-term health complications, potentially complicating workers' comp claims
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September 20, 2021
Adverse effects of the pandemic on women, the workforce, and workers' comp
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August 2, 2021
Another WCRI report looks at non-COVID-19 claims with injuries in the first two quarters of 2019 and 2020.
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July 5, 2021
A joint statement announces that at this time, vaccinated adults are protected from the Delta variant.
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June 6, 2021
Due to mutating viral strains, the potential benefits of this COVID-19 drug no longer outweigh the risks.
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April 16, 2021
A message from the Chief Executive Officer
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April 16, 2021
Extensive isolation and unique stressors may leave remote workers stressed
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April 16, 2021
The future of telemedicine and practical tips to make it effective in workers' comp
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April 16, 2021
A roundup of regulatory activity around the country
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April 15, 2021
After reviewing six rare cases of blood clots after 7 million doses, current data indicates the vaccine is safe.
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Applications, benefits and tips for success.
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