Coronavirus Info Center

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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The coronavirus outbreak is a constantly evolving situation, and The Quick Group is committed to staying in close communication with our customers during this health crisis. This page is designed to provide you with the latest information and answers to your questions regarding how the outbreak is impacting global shipments. We’re also including links to relevant information published by expert sources. If you have questions or need information that is not addressed on this page, please contact your local customer service office or your Quick/Sterling representative.

In the meantime, we remain focused on continuing to deliver the transportation solutions that meet your urgent shipping needs.

17 Feb, 2021

What to do after being vaccinated

If you are wondering when immunity kicks in and how long it will last after receiving the vaccine, watch this World Health Organization video, "I'm vaccinated, What's Next?" www.who.int
17 Feb, 2021

9 Ways the Pandemic Will Change Travel in 2021

Workcations" or "flexcations" could be the new travel trend for 2021—a trip combining remote working and travel with family and friends. If you see a "workcation" in your future, you'll want to check out the answers to 9 of the most pressing travel queries. www.nytimes.com
06 Jan, 2021

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson reimposed a national lockdown in England following a spike in new COVID-19 cases.

This "stay-at-home" order is expected to remain in place until mid-February.
28 Dec, 2020

UK border closing update:

Canada, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland and The Netherlands, who had banned flights from the UK, have re-opened.
Please contact your local Customer Service Center, open 24/7, with any questions about your shipments.
Click here to access the latest list of border closings - updated daily
23 Dec, 2020

New strain of COVID-19 in the UK prompts travel ban

On Sunday, December 20th, countries across Europe and beyond began closing their borders to travelers from the United Kingdom, in an effort to contain a new COVID-19 variant first reported in England. Read more
15 Dec, 2020

Safe Celebrations during the pandemic

Whether you plan on staying home or traveling for the holiday season, this World Health Organization video reminds us how to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It also provides helpful tips on how to travel and celebrate safely with family and friends. Watch the Video
12 Dec, 2020

Does weather affect the spread of the coronavirus outside?

Hot or cold, can the temperature of the weather effect the spread of COVID-19? This article will explain how the relationship between weather and human behavior influences the spread of coronavirus. Read more
07 Dec, 2020

Three factors to help you make safer choices during COVID-19

The World Health Organization reminds us how to make safe choices that can help reduce your risk of COVID-19. Watch the video
06 Dec, 2020

COVID-19 State and Local Policy Dashboard

Many states are tightening their travel restrictions, especially with the holiday season upon us. Check out this user-friendly resource that can help you track and navigate the quarantine and testing policies by state. https://www.multistate.us/research/covid/public
20 Oct, 2020

It’s flu season in the middle of a pandemic -- experts say it could be a “twindemic.” But how do you tell the difference?

02 Oct, 2020

Disaster preparedness is something that the Quick team is focused on especially during the pandemic.

We thought that this would be a helpful article on what you can do in the event of an evacuation where you live.
02 Oct, 2020

When natural disasters strike, communication with family and friends can be difficult.

Getting the right information before, during or after a storm is paramount. To support your communication needs during a crisis, check out these 6 essential apps for your phone.
23 Sep, 2020

Aircraft Manufacturer Required Shipment of an Urgent Part for a Grounded Major Medical Operator for Medical Mission in Australia During COVID-19

One of Sterling’s customers, an aircraft manufacturer, needed to ship an urgent spare part for one of its aircraft used by the world’s largest medical operators. The medical operator needed to utilize the aircraft to transport doctors during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
23 Sep, 2020

Critical Part for an AOG Situation Needed for Australian Government Rescue Operation During COVID-19 Pandemic

A Business Jet Operator needed an urgent part for an aircraft in an AOG situation, which was being used to assist the Australian Government rescue operation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Australian Government was working together with a medical operator, the largest in Oceania, to carry out this critical mission. Read more

 


08 Sep, 2020

Commuting to work: tips for reducing coronavirus risk

Quick is delivering for clients all over the world - that's a day's work for us! But your work likely takes you to places closer to your home. If you're going to be commuting to your job, whether it is by bus, train, ride share, subway or bike, here are a few helpful tips on how to help reduce the risk of on your commute. http://ow.ly/cN2I50BgT2t
02 Sep, 2020

With so many masks to choose from, how do you select the one that's most effective against spreading COVID-19?

A recent Duke University study that looked at different styles of masks, from the gaiter to a DIY mask, to help you make the best choices. http://ow.ly/LOHc50B2rgn
02 Sep, 2020

The TSA announced a recent exemption that passengers are allowed to bring hand sanitizer up to 12 oz in carry-on bags when flying.

Disinfectant wipes are also good to go with no size or quantity limitations. For an updated list on what you can bring while traveling, visit:
http://ow.ly/rxD950B9wDb
18 Aug, 2020

Blood type and COVID-19: "Blood type is not associated with a severe worsening of symptoms in people who have tested positive for COVID-19," according to a new report

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