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You have until August 8th, or maybe longer

If you haven’t yet, you may want to consider applying for a PPP loan (the deadline for applying has so far been extended from June 30th until August 8th with talks of extending applications through the end of the year). As with all the pandemic relief Acts, the House and Senate continue to battle back…

Screening and Reporting of Positive Cases and Potential Exposure

Over the past 4 months, many of you have had “scares” in the office. If it hasn’t happened yet, as COVID-19 continues to spread, it is not a matter of “if”, but “when” your “scare” will happen, so be prepared. Please review the attached documents on screening employees and reporting exposure or potential exposure to…

Webinar Presentation 6/29/20

On June 29, 2020, Cindy Pezza hosted an open forum webinar for her email subscribers to discuss solutions and idea-sharing for the current crisis we are facing as an industry. << You can view the PowerPoint presentation here >> A recording of this webinar, and all previous webinars, is available to our PEP members in…

Webinar Presentation 6/22/20

On June 22, 2020, Cindy Pezza hosted an open forum webinar for her email subscribers to discuss solutions and idea-sharing for the current crisis we are facing as an industry. << You can view the PowerPoint presentation here >> A recording of this webinar, and all previous webinars, is available to our PEP members in…

Webinar Presentation 6/15/20

On June 15, 2020, Cindy Pezza hosted an open forum webinar for her email subscribers to discuss solutions and idea-sharing for the current crisis we are facing as an industry. << You can view the PowerPoint presentation here >> A recording of this webinar, and all previous webinars, is available to our PEP members in…

The answers keep changing

Many practices have experienced potential or actual exposure to COVID-19 positive patients (whether confirmed, suspected/waiting for test results). According to the chart above, I feel that most podiatry practices would fall into the medium-risk exposure category. However, as the country “re-opens for business” we all need to remain diligent in pre-screening patients prior to their…

Webinar Presentation 6/8/20

On June 8, 2020, Cindy Pezza hosted an open forum webinar for her email subscribers to discuss solutions and idea-sharing for the current crisis we are facing as an industry. This webinar included special guest Dr. Richard Cowin. << You can view the PowerPoint presentation here >> A recording of this webinar, and all previous…

Webinar Presentation 6/1/20 with Bottleneck Medical

On June 1, 2020, Cindy Pezza hosted an open forum webinar for her email subscribers to discuss solutions and idea-sharing for the current crisis we are facing as an industry. Thank you so much to everyone who joined us for week 12 of “Coping with COVID-19.” I was overwhelmed with positive chat messages, emails and…

Good News, but is it too late?

Yesterday (5/28/20), The House passed a bill designed to provide more flexibility on how PPP funds can be spent in order to receive forgiveness. The chamber approved the legislation in a nearly unanimous 417-1 vote. The Senate put forward a plan similar to the House bill but has not yet passed it. Senators will convene…

Updated OSHA Requirements for COVID-19

OSHA has distributed a new poster that needs to be reviewed with your team AND displayed in an area where all employees can frequently review it (ex: breakroom, near regular OSHA poster). Click here to view, download and print your new poster. Please hang it up right away! You should review the following items with your team…