Going back to work won't be business as usual. A group of Chicago companies is creating a playbook to restart Chicago's economy
Aon is leading a coalition of major Chicago corporations to draw up safe standards for restarting the economy from the coronavirus pandemic, creating a model that the consulting and risk management giant plans to expand to cities throughout the world.The company, which has its U.S. headquarters in Chicago, said the goal is to create best practices for companies and communities to function in a time when isolation measures are being eased yet a vaccine likely remains months — and possibly years — away.The coalition includes some of the Chicago area’s biggest and best-known companies, such as Mc...
Virus-proofing could become popular feature in vehicles after coronavirus
DETROIT — Automakers and suppliers around the world are investigating ways to virus-proof their vehicles to win customers in a post-COVID-19 market.Ideas under consideration include blasting car interiors with ultraviolet light, using foggers to spray disinfectants, upgraded air filtration systems and antimicrobial materials.A third of vehicle shoppers recently told Cox Automotive they are more likely to consider air quality features for their next vehicle than before COVID-19.“Safety is definitely top of mind for car shoppers,” said Vanesa Ton, Cox senior industry intelligence manager. “Not o...
Detroit Free Press
Ways other than diet, exercise to stay healthy while at home
The coronavirus outbreak has upended a sense of normalcy and daily routines, which may be affecting your typical health and wellness regimen as well.And while health experts say maintaining a healthy weight is important, you don’t have to go overboard to avoid gaining weight right now.“I’m not suggesting starting a strict diet or intense exercise program while sheltering in place, but there are some simple things you can do to prevent weight gain and protect yourself not only from Covid-19-related complications, but also from diseases such as diabetes and heart disease,” Dr. Melina Jampolis wr...
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution