Tips for Having a Safe Halloween During COVID-19

A Jack-o'-Lantern sitting atop green grass and yellow and orange leaves wearing a surgical mask of its mouthIt’s no secret that this Halloween is going to be much different than any we’ve experienced. This year has come with challenges that have shifted the typical joyful spookiness of the holiday into an atmosphere a bit more unsettling. Despite social distancing and additional safety precautions in place, Halloween will likely still carry the accompanying perils and potential liabilities, along with a few new risks. Refer to our list of helpful tips for having a safe Halloween during COVID-19. [Read more…]

What to Do If COVID-19 is Discovered in The Workplace

Two members of a professional sanitation crew clean the surfaces of a restaurant in hazmat suits after COVID-19 was discovered in the workplace.COVID-19 is a microscopic adversary, making it extremely difficult to detect its presence until it’s too late. Despite the measures your business takes to defend against the virus, there’s always a chance of an outbreak – an employee can contract it outside of work, a sick patron may disregard their quarantine, or the virus can travel into the establishment via a delivery. No matter how the contamination enters your business, it’s important to know what to do If COVID-19 is discovered in the workplace. [Read more…]

Choosing the Right Beneficiary for Your Life Insurance Policy

A senior woman signing a live insurance policy after choosing the right beneficiary for her life insuranceLife insurance is critical when it comes to securing the welfare of your family, especially now in the midst of a global pandemic and financial instability. However, as important as it is to have life insurance, it’s equally important to choose the right beneficiary. You want to ensure it’s someone trustworthy and will use the funds the way you’d want them to. However, sometimes it can be difficult to go through all the loved ones in your life and single out just a few options, but it’s essential to take great care when choosing the right beneficiary for your life insurance. [Read more…]

How to Make the Most of a Social-Distancing Summer

A senior couple planting a garden, depicting a way to enjoy a social-distancing summerSummer’s officially begun, and many of us don’t want to let it go to waste, given the harshness of New England winters. But with the global pandemic putting a hitch in all our plans, it’s difficult to put a positive spin on this warm-weather season. However, although summer festivals, summer camps, and vacation plans have been canceled, there are still safe ways to have fun for you and your family. In this blog, we will discuss some of the ways to make the most of a social-distancing summer. [Read more…]

Steps to Reopening a Business After Quarantine

A store reopening for business after quarantine.With the ongoing, country-wide discussions of phased reopenings, businesses are chomping at the bit to return to work. However, it’s important to recognize that even when you’re permitted to open your doors, it’s not going to be “business as usual.” The safety of you, your employees, and your customers depend on the precautions you take before and after opening. Follow our advice to offer appropriate protection when reopening your business after quarantine. [Read more…]

Tips to Maintaining Your Car During Quarantine

Man performing car maintenance and cleaning dashboard during quarantine.Though you likely don’t have many places to go during the COVID-19 lockdown doesn’t mean your car should suffer from neglect. It’s easy to let something like vehicle maintenance slip your mind given the severity of the pandemic. Still, the longer your car sits idle, the more risk it has of incurring permanent or expensive damage. Fortunately, we have advice for maintaining your car during quarantine to ensure its road-ready by the end of the lockdown. [Read more…]