Author: Ethanie Good

Returning Employment: Winston-Salem Ranks in Top 25 Nationally

The initial impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on employment was staggering, but thankfully, the sharp spike recorded in April has not continued to rise. In most places, jobs are returning although the return to pre-crisis levels may take awhile. This week, new research by WalletHub shows that Winston-Salem is among the top 25 cities in… Read More »

ORBIS Reusable Packaging Management Announces Expansion at Union Cross Business Park

ORBIS Reusable Packaging Management, a global supply chain company, will increase its Forsyth County presence with an expansion at Union Cross Business Park. ORBIS currently has operations in the Triad in both Winston-Salem and Greensboro.   The company will occupy about 65,000 square feet of space in the Union Cross Business Park and have 25 employees… Read More »

Forsyth Futures Publishes the Local Impact of COVID-19 Community Briefing

Forsyth Futures has published an interactive, web-based Community Briefing on the anticipated local economic impact of COVID-19. The briefing is available to the public at forsythfutures.org/COVID-19. The briefing features a dashboard of economic indicators that measure changes in the local economy, which will be updated on a weekly basis. The dashboard also provides estimates of the numbers… Read More »

Novant Health Selected as Partner for New Hanover Regional Medical Center

In a 4-1 vote on July 13, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners approved Novant Health as the partner for New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC). Novant Health was the recommended partner by the Partnership Advisory Group (PAG), a 21-member group of hospital board of trustee members, physicians and members of the New Hanover… Read More »

Wake Forest Baptist Health, iQ Healthtechâ„¢ Labs Launch Drone Delivery Service with UPS Flight Forward

Wake Forest Baptist Health and its healthtech business enterprise operated through the Innovation Quarter, iQ Healthtech Labs, today launched a drone delivery service operated by UPS and its subsidiary, UPS Flight Forward (UPSFF) at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. This collaboration with UPS, through UPSFF, will provide a rapid delivery option for time- and temperature-sensitive medical supplies as… Read More »

Forsyth County Public Health Provides Guidance for Employees Returning to Work Following a Positive COVID-19 Test

There are important steps workplaces can take to help protect employees and customers if an employee is diagnosed with COVID-19. These steps include requiring the wearing of face coverings when they are within 6 feet of others; encouraging employees not to report to work if they have symptoms; requiring all individuals who have been diagnosed… Read More »

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