On August 5, Dwyer Instruments sponsored a blood drive with Versiti at our company headquarters.
The Versiti Blood Center is the blood source for the local Northwest Indiana area, including Michigan City where our headquarters is located. In addition to blood donation, Versiti is home to the “world-renowned Blood Research Institute,” where they provide research and treatment for blood disorders. Versiti has centers located in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.Continue reading “Dwyer Heroes Saving Lives!”
Our understanding of COVID-19 has rapidly changed over the course of the past couple years. Initially, scientists believed that the virus was spread through large “droplets” that were expressed through talking, sneezing and coughing. These droplets were thought to be heavy enough to drop through the air rather quickly (within an average of 6 ft distances) infecting others through both droplet and surface contact. Scientists have now concluded that it is not these droplets, or even surface infection, that we should be most concerned about; the virus is actually spread through aerosol sized particles that are invisible to the naked eye and light enough to stay within the atmosphere of an enclosed space for an hour or more. Because of our newfound understanding of how this virus works, proper indoor ventilation and air quality is more important now than ever.1Continue reading “The White House Clean Air Building Challenge: IAQ Action Plan for Our Future”