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myMatrixx Joins Coalition to Lead COVID-19 Vaccine Credential Initiative


myMatrixx recently joined a coalition led by Evernorth to ensure that people vaccinated for COVID-19 have immediate access to their vaccination record. Having a secure, convenient solution to verify COVID-19 vaccination will play an important role in accelerating a healthy and safe return to work, school and life in general. Evernorth is co-leading this initiative …

New Clinically Speaking Video Discusses COVID-19 Long-Haulers


“Long-haulers” are individuals who have been infected by COVID-19 and have recovered from the acute infection, but continue to have lingering symptoms. It’s important to monitor these patients as there’s emerging evidence of ongoing morbidity or chronic suffering from COVID-19. In this new installment of Clinically Speaking with Dr. Wig, Evernorth’s Dr. John Wigneswaran walks …

myMatrixx Hosts Virtual Summit on Transportation Safety and COVID-19


The transportation industry has played an essential role in the economy since the outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic. As a result, workers in this field are facing a number of unique physical and behavioral health challenges that require attention. To foster a productive dialogue on this topic, mymatrixx recently hosted a virtual panel discussion, “Transportation …

Second COVID-19 Vaccine Approved Under Emergency Use Authorization


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted an emergency use authorization (EUA) on Dec. 18, 2020, for Moderna’s vaccine to prevent COVID-19. Approval on the following day from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) allowed for immediate shipping. Although workers’ compensation does not typically provide coverage for vaccinations, please be aware that …

Evernorth’s Dr. Wigneswaran Talks COVID-19 and Herd Immunity


There has been a lot of discussion around herd immunity during the course of the pandemic, including some degree of misinformation. In relation to COVID-19, herd immunity refers to the protection that occurs when a sufficient percentage of the population is immune to the disease, whether through natural infection or vaccination. In a new video, …