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Monthly Risk Spotlight: September 2021

AMERICAS Canada’s Vaccine Passports Canada began its COVID-19 vaccine rollout on 14 December 14, 2020, and roughly nine months later 74.1% of Canada’s population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 67.9% of the population is fully vaccinated. As the vaccine rollout continues an increasing number of Canadian provinces are implementing

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Assessing and Mitigating Risk in a Dynamic Global Travel Environment

Travel in the modern world is more accessible than ever. Despite the added complexities of the global COVID-19 Pandemic, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), higher education institutions, and corporations are still looking to expand their global operations while travelers are poised to discover new, less-traveled destinations. With this accessibility and increased global exposure, however, comes a certain

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COVID-19 Vaccines & Travel: (More) Questions Answered by On Call’s Chief Medical Officer

As vaccine availability increases and more countries roll their welcome mats out to fully vaccinated travelers, On Call’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Siegart, continues to share his insights in response to your most frequently-asked questions on COVID-19 vaccines and travel. Can those who have been fully vaccinated still spread the virus while traveling? Dr.

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COVID-19 Testing and Travel: What Travelers Need to Know

As we continue to emerge from the pandemic, COVID-19 testing is still an integral part of the travel planning process, and according to On Call’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Siegart, this is not something he anticipates going away anytime soon.  “While COVID-19 regulations around the world continue to be in a constant state of flux,

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On Call’s TRM Newsletter: Late Summer 2021 Edition

Is your organization equipped to keep travelers safe, healthy, and well informed—whether you’re new to the travel risk management world or revising your current program to meet the needs of today’s constantly evolving travel environment? On Call’s quarterly newsletter, TRM Today, will help you keep a pulse on the complex and ever-changing world of international travel and

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Rescue Nurse at On Call International CAMTS Accreditation: Raising the Bar for Quality and Travel Safety

CAMTS Site Visit: Public Notice We are pleased to announce that Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) will be conducting a site visit at On Call International’s headquarters in Salem, New Hampshire, USA on 10/7/2021. The purpose of the site visit is to evaluate On Call’s transportation program compliance with nationally established medical

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Monthly Risk Spotlight: August 2021

AMERICAS Protests and Crackdowns in Cuba From the 11th-12th of July, thousands of people took to the streets to protest the government in not only Havana but other cities and towns across the country of Cuba. The demonstrations were the largest since the fall of the Soviet Union in the early 90s and saw protesters

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What Does the Delta Variant Mean for Travelers?

It’s no secret that the delta variant is dominating our news and social media feeds these days. And while COVID-19 and its variants should remain on our radar, On Call’s Medical Director, Dr. Michelle Nathan, says: “There’s absolutely no reason to be completely consumed with panic–especially since there are vaccines that can help protect us

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The Current Status and Outlook of Travel to Europe

Travel continues to get easier to many countries in Europe that attract American visitors– including study abroad students–making it hard to think back to where we were just about a year ago. At this time last year, global travel was still severely disrupted due to the emergence of the COVID-19 virus, the subsequent declaration of

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