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The ANSI Federation and standardization community are stepping up with guidance, resources, and initiatives to support public health, safety, and infrastructure during the COVID-19 outbreak. ANSI is monitoring, sharing, and promoting appropriate news to highlight these efforts.

Suggestions for news items may be submitted to [email protected]. All submissions are published at ANSI's discretion.

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January 12, 2024


  • CDC Wastewater Data Show Uptick in COVID-19
  • NIH-Funded Home Test to Treat Program Expands
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October 20, 2023


  • Ahead of Virus Season, ASHRAE Publishes Information on Standard for Indoor Air Quality
  • A Mayo Clinic Expert Weighs In: Can We Get COVID and the Flu at the Same Time?
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September 18, 2023

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Increased Vaccine Access and Updated Recommendations

  • HHS Bridge Access Program Connects Under-/Uninsured with Vaccinations
  • CDC Recommends Updated COVID-19 Vaccines for Anyone Six Months and Older
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September 1, 2023

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Vaccines and Long COVID, Asymptomatic Gene Variant

  • Mayo Clinic Researchers Confirm Vaccine May Reduce Long-Haul COVID Symptoms
  • NIH Research Links Variant in Gene to Asymptomatic COVID-19
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JuLY 31, 2023

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: CDC Vaccination Access Program and NIOSH Respirator Fit Challenge

  • CDC Bridge Access Program to Connect Uninsured and Underinsured Adults with COVID-19 Vaccines
  • NIOSH Announces 20 Winners of Respirator Fit Evaluation Challenge Phase l
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May 19, 2023

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: CDC Building Ventilation Guidelines and Sewer Surveillance of COVID

  • CDC Updates Guidelines for Clean Air in Occupied Spaces
  • Wastewater Data Can Support COVID Tracking Efforts
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April 12, 2023


  • NIST/JILA Researchers Demonstrate COVID-Detecting Breathalyzer
  • Public Health Emergency Ends, FDA Lists OTC Test Extensions and Guidelines
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March 20, 2023

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: How Clinical Research Is Helping People with Long Covid, and Waste Water Surveillance Efforts

  • NIH’s RECOVER Blog Highlights What Clinical Research Comes Next for Helping People with Long COVID
  • NIST Focuses on Waste Water Surveillance
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MARCH 6, 2023

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Study on Acquired Immunity, Research on Tech Dependency

  • University of Washington Study Examines Past SARS-CoV-2 Infection as Protection against Re-infection
  • IEEE Researches Technology Dependency and Impact during COVID-19

February 17, 2023

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Long Haulers Virtual Support Group, Recognizing PPE, Examining Digital Conversations 

  • ASTM's Standards Case Study Contest Winner Highlights Personal Protective Equipment
  • Wellspan Offers Virtual Support Group for Long-Term COVID-19 Patients
  • IEEE Research Examines the Most Popular Users in Twitter COVID-19 Conversations
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February 2, 2023

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Revised American National Standard for PPE, Fire Service Perspective on Long COVID, More

  • AAMI Releases Revised American National Standard for PPE Use in Health Care Facilities
  • UNC-Chapel Hill Study on How the Virus Behaves Differently across Patient Populations
  • NFPA Webinar Highlights a Unique Fire Service Perspective on Long COVID
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January 19, 2023

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: NIOSH Respirator Fit Challenge, Mayo Clinic Omicron XBB.1.5 Video

  • NIOSH Launches Respirator Fit Evaluation Challenge to Improve Health and Safety
  • Mayo Clinic Releases Video on Omicron Variant XBB.1.5

January 9, 2023

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Community Telehealth Pilot, Latest NIH Research, More

  • NIH Launches Pilot COVID-19 Telehealth Program
  • NIH COVID-19 Study Looks at Older Adults with Chronic Conditions
  • ASHRAE Commitment to Developing IAQ Pathogen Mitigation Standard

December 29, 2022

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Benefits of Exercise, Tips for a Healthier Holiday

  • Kaiser Permanente Study Links Exercise to Lower Risk of Severe COVID-19
  • Mayo Clinic Doctor on Preventing Sickness During the Holiday Season
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December 7, 2022

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: NIH Website for Self-Reporting Test Results, Mayo Clinic Self-Care Tips

  • NIH Unveils Website for Self-Reporting COVID-19 Results
  • Mayo Clinic Reveals How to Self-Care at Home When COVID-19 Positive
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November 28, 2022

ANSI COVID-19 News: ISEA Honors Dr. Fauci, CDC Releases Vaccine Effectiveness Research

  • ISEA Honors Dr. Anthony Fauci with Distinguished Service Award Honoring Public Health Service
  • CDC Releases Real World Vaccine Effectiveness Research

November 9, 2022

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: FDA Supply Chain Program, Mayo Clinic Health Tips

  • FDA Expert Reveals How New Supply Chain Program Leverages “Lessons Learned” for Proactive Solutions
  • Mayo Clinic Doctor Talks COVID-19, RSV, and Flu: A Season of Respiratory Infections
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OCTOBER 27, 2022


  • White House Summit Focuses on Improving Indoor Air Quality
  • EPA Issues Request for Information on Air Ventilation

OCTOBER 7, 2022

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Mask Standards and the Bivalent Vaccine

  • ASTM International Highlights “Standards Behind the Mask”
  • Mayo Clinic Explores the Bivalent Booster Shot
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AUGUST 22, 2022

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: FDA Tips on Immunization Info, CDC Guidance...

  • FDA  Shares Tips on Reliable Sources for Immunization Information
  • CDC Streamlines COVID-19 Guidance
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July 29, 2022

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Info on BA.5 Variant and Tools for Ventilation

  • Mayo Clinic Podcast Answers Questions on BA.5 Variant
  • NIST Tool Assesses Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality
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June 29, 2022

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Masking, Disinfection, and increased Safety Everywhere

  • CDC Updates Guidelines for Safe In-Person Learning in Schools
  • ADA Offers Guidance on Indoor Masking in Dental Practices
  • Mayo Clinic Podcast Focuses on the Importance of Continued Masking
  • NIST and DHS Investigate Best UV Wavelength for Disinfection
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March 21, 2022

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Biosensors' Role in Pathogen Detection and More

  • SLAS Technology Issue Highlights Biosensors for Detecting Airborne Pathogens
  • NFPA Podcast and Webinar: Long-COVID and the Fire Service
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March 7, 2022


  • SAE to Host Webinar on Machine Learning and AI for Decision-Making under Uncertainty
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A Podcast Highlights Downward Trend of COVID-19 Cases

February 14, 2022

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Workplace Accessibility, Emerging Technologies, More...

  • NFPA Addresses Important Questions to Consider during Return to Office for People with Disabilities
  • SAE to Host Webinar on PPE to Testing: Emerging Technologies from COVID-19
  • NSF Shares Study that Identifies Top-Performing Point-of-Care COVID-19 Tests

January 31, 2022

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Updated Mask Guidance, Low-Cost Tracing via Radio

  • CDC Updates Guidance on Masks and Respirators
  • NIST Unveils Low-Cost Radio System That Could Help Trace Disease Spread
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January 10, 2022

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Avoiding Fake Tests, Microscope Advancements, More...

  • FTC Releases News: How to Avoid Buying Fake COVID Tests Online
  • NIST Scientists Boost Accuracy of Optical Microscopes Used to Study Airborne Viruse
  • Mayo Clinic MD Clears Up Confusion about Vaccinations and Boosters
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december 13, 2021

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard, NIST Tool for Residences

  • ASSP Webinar on OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard: What an OSH Professional Needs to Know
  • NIST Tool Could Help Homeowners, Renters Reduce Airborne Exposure to COVID-1

november 19, 2021

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Seasonal Impact, Travel, Techology

  • Mayo Clinic Podcast on Travel Trends and Colder Temperatures amid COVID-19
  • IEEE Study on Coming Tech Highlights COVID-19 and Hybrid Work
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OCTOBER 18, 2021

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: NASA Tracks Supply Chain Indicators; Mayo Clinic Podcast on Pandemic Progress

  • With the Help of Artificial Intelligence, NASA Tracks COVID-Related Supply Chain Backlogs
  • Access the Mayo Clinic Q&A Podcast: Continuing Progress in the Battle against COVID-19

SEPTEMBER 20, 2021

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: CDC Mask Guidance

  • CDC Updates Its Guidance on "Masks That Meet a Standard"

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Mayo Clinic Information on Variants, CDC Resources for Those with Disabilities

  • Mayo Clinic Offers Physician Insights on COVID-19 Variants Mu, Delta, and More
  • CDC Launches COVID-19 Resources for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
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    August 23, 2021

    ANSI Member COVID-19 News: New Faster Test, Podcast on Vaccine Booster Terms...

    • NIH Scientists Develop Faster, Cost-Effective COVID-19 Test
    • Mayo Clinic Podcast Breaks Down Booster Terminology for Vaccines
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    august 9, 2021

    ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Impact on Construction, Delta Variant Podcast, More...

    • ASCE Publishes COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts on Construction Projects
    • Mayo Clinic Q&A Podcast: The COVID-19 Delta Variant Has Changed Everything
    • SAE COMVEC Conference to Highlight Workforces in the Digital World

    JULY 19, 2021

    ANSI Member COVID-19 News

    • A New Standard Safeguards Vaccine Refrigeration

    JULY 9, 2021

    ANSI COVID-19 News: Updates to OSHA Program and CDC Guidance

    • OSHA Revises Its National Emphasis Program, Updates Interim Enforcement Response Plan for COVID-19
    • CDC Updates Guidance for K-12 Schools, People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness
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    june 17, 2021

    ANSI Member COVID-19 News: OSHA Temporary Requirements for Healthcare Worker Protection

    • Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) Issued to Safeguard Workers Facing Highest Coronavirus Hazards

    May 24, 2021

    ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Coalition of Companies coordinate relief & Resources

    • Global Task Force on Pandemic Response Launches to Help Fight COVID-19 Surges around the Globe

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    May 17, 2021

    ANSI Member COVID-19 News: Health Care Facility Ventilation and Workplace SaFETY

    • ASHRAE Announces Update to Health Care Facility Ventilation Standard
    • Q&A with ASSP President Deb Roy on Planning for a Safe Return to the Workplace
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    April 12, 2021

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: new guidance on airborne transmission

    • ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force Releases Updated Airborne Transmission Guidance
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    April 5, 2021

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Essential Worker Updates, Retail as a Public Health Partner...

    • ASSP Safety News Covers Essential Worker Needs, OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda, and COVID-19 Vaccinations
    • NSF International Releases New Video Highlighting Health Retail as a Public Health Partner

    MARCH 29, 2021

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Mask Innovation Challenge, Technologys Impact on Reopening America, More...

    • Abbott Pandemic Defense Coalition Aims to Prevent Future Pandemics through Global Partnership
    • Department of Health and Human Services Launches Mask Innovation Challenge
    • Siemens Optimistic Outlook Podcast Covers Technology Supports Reopenings
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    march 22, 2021

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Pandemic's Impact on Construction, Re-opening Universities, More...

    • ASCE Releases Book on Pandemic's Impact on Construction Projects
    • ASHRAE Course Offered on Reopening Universities and Managing HVAC Systems

    March 15, 2021

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Webinar on Global PPE Forum, 5G and Economic Growth, More...

    • ASTM International to Host Informational Webinar on Global PPE Forum
    • Qualcomm Publishes Article on How 5G is Driving Economic Growth...
    • RTI International Reviews Its Response to the Pandemic...

    march 8, 2021

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: recommendations for health workers, employers at vaccination sites, more...

    • ASCE Panel Discussion on COVID-19 and the Commercial Development Market
    • ASSP Offers On-Demand Webcast on OSHA COVID-19 Standards
    • CDC Recommendations on Preventing Needlestick Injuries at Vaccination Sites
    • NSF International Research Helps Identify Point-of-Care Diagnostic Tests...

    March 1, 2021

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: FDA Greenlights Johnson & Johnson Vaccine,
    An Ambassador Program to Minimize Risks, More...

    • Abbott Releases Article: "How We're Tracking COVID-19 Variants"
    • Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Authorized by U.S. FDA for Emergency Use
    • National Restaurant Association Survey: Restaurant Operators on 'Returning to Normal'
    • NSF International and State of Michigan Collaboration to Minimize COVID-19 Risks

    February 22, 2021

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Standard for Face Coverings, White Paper on PPE, More...

    • ASTM International Approves Face Covering Standard, Releases White Paper on PPE
    • PMMI Releases New Podcast on Tax Credits in the Pandemic
    • NAM Launches "This is Our Shot" Campaign

    february 16, 2021

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Med Device Network, Honoring Scientific Innovators in Pandemic Fight...

    • AdvaMed Re-Launches Med Device Network to Support Administration's National COVID Plan
    • NSF International Honors Scientific Leaders and Innovators in the Fight against COVID-19
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    February 8, 2021

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: NFL Stadium as Vaccination Site, Challenges for Multicultural Workers...

    • Honeywell and Partners Kick Off Vaccinations in Football Stadium
    • ASSP Presents COVID and the Multicultural Workforce

    february 1, 2021

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Virginia Enacts COVID-19 Workplace Standards, CVS In-Store Vaccinations...

    • Virginia Enacts First-in-Nation Permanent COVID-19 Workplace Safety & Health Standards
    • CVS Begins In-Store Vaccinations
    • National Restaurant Association Releases 2021 State of the Restaurant Industry Report

    january 25, 2021

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Investigational Vaccine Q&A, Webinar on OSHA Standards...

    • Johnson & Johnson Releases Q&A about Investigational Vaccine
    • ASSP Webinar on OSHA’s Most Commonly Cited COVID-19 Standards

    january 19, 2021


    • ASHRAE Guidance Addresses Control of Airborne Aerosol Exposure, Communities of Faith Buildings...
    • ICC Releases Analysis and Findings on Building Survey and COVID-19

    january 11, 2021


    • ICC and National Environmental Health Association Launch Pandemics Task Force for Buildings and Communities...
    • NAM Preparing Manufacturers for a Possible Emergency Temporary Standard
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    december 30, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Podcasts on Pandemic Preparation, Packaging/Processing Industry Report...

    • ASSP Podcast on How Safety Professionals Can Prepare Orgs for the Future
    • NFPA Podcast Highlights Codes, Training, and the Pandemic
    • PMMI Report on Pandemic's Impact on Packaging/Processing Industry
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    december 21, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Covid test milestone, investigational vaccine...

    • Advamed Reveals MedTech Industry Has Shipped More Than 255 Million Molecular COVID-19 Tests Nationwide
    • Johnson & Johnson Seeks Volunteers for Investigational Vaccine

    december 14, 2020


    • AAMI Hosts On-Demand Panel Session with Healthcare Technology Professionals on Lessons Learned...
    • National Restaurant Association Releases COVID Impact Survey Results, Letter to Congress...
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    december 7, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: ASHRAE's New Guidance, Cold Chain Security, More...

    • ASHRAE Releases Epidemic Task Force Laboratory Subcommittee Guidance
    • IBM Sounds Alarm for COVID-19 Cold Chain Security
    • Tile Council of North America Announces Hygiene Guides
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    november 30, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Remote Control of Medical Devices, Alternative Care Sites...

    • AAMI Publishes Guidance for Remote Control of Medical Devices
    • ASHRAE Releases Guidance for Alternative Care Sites

    november 23, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Safety during the Holidays, Business Ethics in Medtech...

    • AdvaMed Welcomes Vision 2025 Roadmap to Reinforce Business Integrity across APEC Region...
    • Johnson & Johnson Releases Videocast on Safety during the Holidays and Colder Weather
    • Mayo Clinic Joins Other Health Systems to Encourage Everyone to Mask Up
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    november 16, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: A SAFE THANKSGIVING...

    • CDC Issues Guidance for a Safe Thanksgiving Holiday
    • ICC Offers Guidelines for Winterizing Outdoor Public Spaces
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    november 9, 2020


    • IEEE Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund Helps Stop Misinformation...
    • Johnson & Johnson, Mayo Clinic, Merck Discuss Health Care Innovations...
    • IBM, Medical Experts to Join Virtual Event on the Rise of the Chief Health Officer...
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    november 2, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: UVC and Outdoor Heater Safety

    • NEMA, American Lighting Association, and UL Offer Ultraviolet Light Safety Guidance...
    • IES Developing American National Standards for UVC Device Performance...
    • NFPA Releases Fact Sheet on Outdoor Heater Safety for Businesses, Restaurants, Schools

    October 26, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Travel, Restaurants, and Water Stagnation...

    • National Restaurant Association Issues Latest COVID-19 Safe Operating Guidance
    • Airlines Reporting Corporation Tracks the Pulse of Travel Recovery in Virtual Series
    • AWWA and IAPMO Release Guidance for Building Water System Stagnation
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    october 19, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: PPE Panel, Recovery and Rehabilitation, Streamlining Data...

    • ASTM International Exo Technology Center of Excellence to Host Panel on PPE
    • Mayo Clinic Launches Rehabilitation Program for Recovering COVID-19 Patients
    • IEEE Member Built IBM Platform to Streamline COVID-19 Data Publishing
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    october 12, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Residential Building Guidance, Clinical Trial...

    • ASHRAE Issues Guidance for Residential Buildings
    • Johnson & Johnson Launches Global Phase 3 of COVID-19 Clinical Trial
    • Philips Offers Webcast on COVID-19 and Young Healthcare Professionals

    October 5, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: The Three "Fs" for Choosing a Mask...

    • AHIMA and Others in Patient ID Now Coalition Call for Senate...
    • NSF International Recommends the Three "Fs" for Mask Safety
    • Siemens and U.S. Conference of Mayors Release Study...

    september 28, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Boosting Med-Tech Standards, School Air Filtration

    • AdvaMed Signs Partnership with USAID to Boost Regulatory Standards for Medtech
    • ASHRAE, Sentry Air Systems Address COVID-19 Air Filtration Solutions for Schools...
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    september 21, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Standardizing SARS-CoV-2 Assays, Food Processing...

    • Siemens Healthineers and CDC Join European Commission to Standardize SARS-CoV-2 Assays
    • PMMI Highlights Food Processing during the Pandemic in Season 2 Podcast
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    SEPTEMBER 14, 2020

    Weekly COVID-19 Update: Pandemic Lessons for Building Redesign and Webinars...

    • Green Building Initiative to Host Webinar on Pandemic Lessons for Building Redesign...
    • ASSP Provides On-Demand Podcasts, Webinars on Worker Engagement, Mental Health
    • RIA Highlights Reducing COVID Risks with Robots

    SEPTEMBER 8, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Exposure Notifications from Your Phone...

    • ECIA Releases Results of Manufacturer and Distributor Survey
    • Google and Apple Partner to Support Exposure Notifications for COVID Alerts

    AUGUST 31, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Standards Development Workshop to Address PPE...

    • ASTM to Host Workshop on Fast-Tracking Standards Development...
    • ICC Releases Infographic on Remote Virtual Inspections (RVI)
    • NFPA Fact Sheet Provides Overview of Fire Protection Requirements for Outdoor Dining...

    AUGUST 24, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Making Polling Places Safer...

    • ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force Offers Guidance for Polling Places
    • NFPA Offers Infographic on Remote Video Inspection Programs

    AUGUST 17, 2020

    Weekly COVID-19 Update: NIST Awards $3.4 Million in Grants...

    • NIST Scientists Produce New Material to Help COVID Testing
    • NIST Awards 3.4 Million in Grants for Pandemic Response...
    • Kaiser Permanente Joins Late-Stage COVID-19 Vaccine Study
    • Personal Care Products Council Launches Hand Sanitizer Ingredient...

    AUGUST 10, 2020

    Weekly COVID-19 Update: Preparing for Emergency Evacuations...

    • BOMA International Issues Best Practice Guidance...
    • Johnson & Johnson to Collaborate with HHS, DoD...
    • National Restaurant Association Offers Best Practice Tips...

    AUGUST 3, 2020

    Weekly COVID-19 Update: ANSI Members Join...

    • CTA Launches The Public Health Tech Initiative...
    • ANSI Members to Join Clean 2020 Summit...
    • U.S. Pharmacopeia Announces Free Resources...

    July 27, 2020

    Weekly COVID-19 Update: Virginia Adopts Workplace Safety Standards...

    • Virginia Adopts First-in-Nation Workplace Safety Standards to Combat...
    • ECIA to Provide Resources and Webinar on Data Protection and...

    July 20, 2020

    Weekly COVID-19 Update: Tracking the Pandemic...

    • ASHRAE to Host Course on Airflow Patterns, Airborne Contaminants
    • Beyond Air Announces Nitric Oxide Therapy for COVID Patients
    • NASA Announces Partnership with Space Agencies...
    • Travelport Launches Plugin for Traveling during COVID

    July 13, 2020


    • Abbott Ramps Up Production of COVID-19 Tests...
    • FLIR Thermal Cameras Used to Improve Office Safety and Wellness...
    • National Waste and Recycling AssociationSurvey Highlights COVID-19...
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    July 6, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Committing To ...

    • Philips Announces Collaboration to Further Commitment to Telehealth
    • NADCA Issues Building Reopening Preparation for Facility Managers ...
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    June 29, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Uv-C Standards ...

    • GBCI Announces New Safety First Pilot Credits for SITES and TRUE Rating Systems in Response to Pandemic
    • An IES Collaboration to Develop ANS for Measuring UV-C Sources Used for ...
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    June 22, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Safely Interacting ...

    • ASHRAE Launches Free Webinars Focused on Building Reopening
    • ASIS Offers Disease Outbreak Security Resources ...
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    June 15, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Guidance For Building ...

    • Corning Awarded Funding to Ramp Up Glass Vaccine Vial Production
    • Honeywell Shares "N95 Masks Explained," Highlights How Automation Can ...
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    June 8, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Deciding To Open? ...

    • CDC Issues Guidance to Help Communities and Businesses Plan and Respond
    • ADA Helps Dentists with Patient Protocols during Coronavirus ...
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    June 1, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Aircraft For Life ...

    • The Aluminum Association Launches Survey on “Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on the Aluminum Industry”
    • ISEA Details How PPE Manufacturers and Suppliers Respond to COVID-19 ...
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    May 26, 2020

    Weekly Covid-19 Update: Compliance Guidance ...

    • AdvaMed Issues MedTech Compliance Guidance in COVID Response
    • Ericsson Promotes Initiatives to Keep America Running ...
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    May 18, 2020

    Weekly Update: How To Lead In A Crisis And ...

    • ACC Offers COVID-19 Poster and Compilation of Industry Specific Resources
    • Boeing Launches Confident Travel Initiative, Aids COVID Response ...
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    May 11, 2020

    Weekly Update: ANSI Member Resources ...

    • IAPMO to Host Webinar Series to Assist in Safer Reopening of Buildings, Offers Access to Codes and Standards
    • National Ground Water Association Publishes Article on Low Risk of COVID-19 ...
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    May 1, 2020

    Weekly Update: ANSI Member Resources ...

    • IES to Present Free Educational Program on Germicidal Ultraviolet Disinfection
    • NEMA Expands COVID-19 Resources for Electroindustry ...
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    April 24, 2020

    Covid-19 Resource Updates: ANSI Members ...

    • Auto Glass Safety Council Releases Educational Presentations for COVID Planning
    • NASA Develops COVID-19 Prototype Ventilator ...
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    April 17, 2020

    ANSI Federation Members Offer ...

    • ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force Resources Available
    • "ASCE Plot Points" Podcast Offers Support for Civil Engineering Community ...
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    April 10, 2020

    ANSI Federation Members Support Health And ...

    • CSA Group Opens No-Fee View Access to Relevant Standards, Provides Health Care Safety Research Papers
    • ICC Launches Webinar Series to Support Building Safety Professionals ...
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    April 6, 2020

    ANSI Federation Members Support Health, ...

    • ASSP Responds to COVID-19 Developments
    • ICC Debuts Coronavirus Response Center ...
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    March 26, 2020

    ANSI Federation Members Announce Covid-19 ...

    In this issue: Health Industry Business Communications Council (HIBCC), National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), Consumer Technology ...

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    March 25, 2020

    AAMI And ASTM Open Access To Standards To ...

    In this issue: AAMI and ASTM International

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    March 20, 2020

    Standardization Community Making A Diff ...

    In this issue: Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA), Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), the Aluminum Association, and NFPA

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    March 16, 2020

    ANSI Members Offer Safety And Industry ...

    In this issue: Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE), IAPMO, National Restaurant Association, NFPA, Microsoft, Google.

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    March 9, 2020

    CDC References Standards For Recommended ...

    In this issue: AAMI, NFPA, ASTM International, BOMA, ASHRAE

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    February 20, 2020

    Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, IAPMO Issues ...

    In this issue: IAPMO, American Chemistry Council (ACC), National Institutes of Health

    Access Additional Resources

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    IEC COVID-19 Updates
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