Coronavirus Info Center

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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The coronavirus outbreak is a constantly evolving situation, and The Quick Group is committed to staying in close communication with our customers during this health crisis. This page is designed to provide you with the latest information and answers to your questions regarding how the outbreak is impacting global shipments. We’re also including links to relevant information published by expert sources. If you have questions or need information that is not addressed on this page, please contact your local customer service office or your Quick/Sterling representative.

In the meantime, we remain focused on continuing to deliver the transportation solutions that meet your urgent shipping needs.

Latest News

BREAKING NEWS: First case of Brazil coronavirus variant identified in the United States

25 Jan, 2021 - North America, EMEA, LATAM, APAC
Minnesota health authorities said the case of the highly transmissible variant involved “a Minnesota resident with recent travel history to Brazil” and was detected through random surveillance of blood samples.

President Biden signed restrictions today on travel to the U.S. to mitigate COVID-19 transmission.

U.S. citizens from entry if they have recently been in South Africa, where a new strain of COVID-19 has been identified. The President also reinstated broader restrictions that were in effect much of 2020, but were rescinded by the previous administration. These limits affect non-U.S. citizens traveling from the UK, Ireland and much of Europe.

https://www.washingtonpost.com

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today that it will require a negative COVID-19 test from all air passengers entering the United States in an effort to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield is expected to sign the order today, which will go into effect on January 26. https://www.nytimes.com
Resources

What to do after being vaccinated

17 Feb, 2021 - Helpful Links
If you are wondering when immunity kicks in and how long it will last after receiving the vaccine, watch this World Health Organization video, "I'm vaccinated, What's Next?" www.who.int
9 Ways the Pandemic Will Change Travel in 2021

9 Ways the Pandemic Will Change Travel in 2021

17 Feb, 2021 - Helpful Links
Workcations" or "flexcations" could be the new travel trend for 2021—a trip combining remote working and travel with family and friends. If you see a "workcation" in your future, you'll want to check out the answers to 9 of the most pressing travel queries. www.nytimes.com
The Quick Group’s IT Roundtable: Managing a Crisis on the Global Stage

The Quick Group’s IT Roundtable: Managing a Crisis on the Global Stage

17 Feb, 2021 - Podcasts & eBooks
Listen to The Quick Group's IT leaders discussion on business continuity & supporting customers' mission-critical logistics during a global pandemic. View video
"COVID-19 Speeds Adoption of Direct-to-Patient and Virtual Clinical Trials."

"COVID-19 Speeds Adoption of Direct-to-Patient and Virtual Clinical Trials."

17 Feb, 2021 - Ask the Experts
QuickSTAT's Scott Ohanesian discusses the need to quickly move to a Direct-to-Patient (DTP) model once COVID-19 shut down borders. Read more
Did you know that the age to donate ranges from 17 to 66?

Did you know that the age to donate ranges from 17 to 66?

26 Jan, 2021
As long as you meet the donation criteria, a fit and healthy person should be able to donate blood several times a year. www.redcross.org
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