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How to De-stress during the Pandemic

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The word health is on the minds of most Americans these days, and with good reason.  Without a COVID-19 vaccine, and with symptoms ranging from none to an inability to breathe, all we have to combat it are masks, hand sanitizer, and social distancing.  Of course, we’re referring to concerns about our physical health.  But as we enter our seventh month with the virus, it is taking a collective toll on our mental health as well.  Social isolation, financial insecurity, and fears for ourselves or our loved ones can cause feelings of depression, even among those who have never experienced such feelings.  Medical groups such as Mayo Clinic offer good global suggestions, such as keeping to a routine and focusing on positive thoughts.  And, of course, anyone experiencing suicidal ideation or the persistent loss of appetite, inability to sleep, or loss of interests should contact a medical or mental health professional immediately.  But if, like many, you’re experiencing more of an emotional fatigue, CompuScripts would like to offer our favorite COVID-19 tips to de-stress that may be helpful during the pandemic. Continue reading

A Court Reporter’s Tasks When the Deponent is Absent

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Imagine this scenario: You’re an experienced, dedicated deposition court reporter.  You packed your bag the night before and scouted parking at the deposition suite.  You arrived early to set up your court-reporting equipment and to check in to your assignment.  By the deposition’s scheduled start time, everyone is present… except the deponent.  In CompuScripts’ 25-year history, our court reporters have encountered this situation numerous times.  These are a court reporter’s tasks when the deponent is absent from the deposition.  Continue reading