Shortages of nurses, doctors and other qualified workers was a challenge before the coronavirus strained hospitals, however, the virus accelerated the need for action, as burned-out nurses fled intensive care units flooded with COVID-19 patients.
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Pennsylvania crisis intervention centers are facing a staffing shortage at a time when demand is expected to increase.
A Yardley couple is suing Bucks County and 10 county jail employees over what they allege were civil rights violations against their daughter, 29-year-old Kim Stringer.
NPR found Pennsylvania processed LPN applications more slowly than any other state and was among the slowest at issuing RN licenses last year.
“The system is really at a critical point now.”
Stressed out nurses are ditching their jobs for lucrative travel gigs, while overburdened hospitals see record staffing shortages.
For many, the vaccine promised an end to the pandemic. But falsehoods about the virus and about public health measures worked against efforts to save lives.
Counties will have broad authority to decide where the money goes.
Unvaccinated employees didn’t want to get tested twice a week for the coronavirus.