Travel Risk Management: Incident Recovery, Repatriation, and Program Adaptation

Author: Jake Newton As COVID-19 continues to progress and international travel anticipates its resurgence, now is a great time for organizations to explore how they can bolster their Travel Risk Management (TRM) programs.  One of the areas that is often overlooked is the timeframe toward the end of an incident that is designed to ensure…

On Call’s Chief Medical Officer Answers Top COVID-19 Travel Health FAQs

It’s no secret COVID-19 is dominating our news and social media feeds these days. The WHO actually describes the overabundance of information about COVID-19 as an “infodemic.” While there is a lot of great information out there, it’s also getting increasingly more difficult to sift through what’s relevant and decipher what it really means for…

COVID-19 and What It Means for Travelers: An Important Update from Dr. Siegart

On Call International’s travel medical and security experts continue to closely monitor COVID-19 which is responsible for a respiratory illness outbreak first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. COVID-19 has now been detected in many locations throughout the world, including the United States. International and local efforts are focused on early identification of infected…

Travel Health Update From Dr. Siegart: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is a novel (new) coronavirus that was first identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019.  COVID-19 is very contagious and mainly spread by close contact with an infected person through respiratory droplets. Because of the extent of worldwide spread, the WHO has classified COVID-19 as a pandemic. According to our Chief Medical…

On Call’s Global Assistance & Security Expert, Ryan DeStefano, Answers (More) Top COVID-19 Travel FAQs

As COVID-19 continues to dominate the conversation, it’s getting increasingly more difficult to sift through the abundance of information and decipher what’s really relevant for your travelers and your organization. On Call’s VP of Global Assistance Services, Ryan DeStefano, is here to help by answering more  FAQs we’ve been hearing from clients and travelers, while…

COVID-19: What It Means For Travel [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are you curious about what the #COVID-19 pandemic means for travel? Don’t miss this infographic that pools together the latest information from our in-house travel medical and security experts, including what’s happening now, what’s on the horizon, and how On Call can help: On Call’s in-house medical and security experts continue to closely monitor COVID-19…

Important Flu Prevention Information for Travelers From On Call’s Chief Medical Officer

  It’s officially that time of year. For many of us, the air is much colder, and it’s hard to go anywhere in public without hearing someone cough or sneeze. It’s safe to say that anyone who doesn’t want the flu should be doing some type of due diligence to avoid germs—and according to On Call’s Chief…

Ask the Doctor: Your Most Pressing Questions About Travel Health – Answered!

You asked…and we answered! Our clients consult with us on a daily basis to discuss some of their most pressing questions about travel health and potential medical issues that could arise while their travelers are abroad. In this Q+A, our Medical Director, Dr. Michelle Nathan, shares answers to some of our favorite questions that recently came our…

Protecting Travelers With Chronic Illness – A Checklist For Your Organization

Did you know…? According to the CDC, six in ten adults in the U.S. have a chronic disease. And while traveling abroad can be exciting and rewarding, the physical demands of travel can be particularly challenging for those with chronic illnesses. To help you better inform and prepare your travelers, view our checklist with advice…

Rugby World Cup 2019: Important Travel Safety Information & Recommendations

Author: Eric White The Rugby World Cup 2019 will take place in Japan for the first time in the tournament’s history. Matches are planned in twelve separate stadiums from September 20th to November 2nd.  Four hundred thousand foreign tourists are predicted to arrive in Japan for the games, and by following the advice and suggestions…