COVID-19: Protecting Health Care Workers

Jan 14, 2021
In a Jan. 7 letter, the American Hospital Association (AHA) urged the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to take steps to speed COVID-19 vaccinations. “In the first few weeks of administering vaccines, hospitals have seen a number of barriers to smooth and effective vaccinations
Jan 14, 2021
To elicit more public gratitude for nurses, The DAISY Foundation kicked off a billboard campaign in New York City’s Time Square this month.
Dec 10, 2020
A national collaborative aims to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases by offering training to public health and health care workers.
Dec 3, 2020
Asking asymptomatic COVID-exposed staff to work and using 36-hour shifts are among the strategies hospitals have employed to cope with severe nurse staffing shortages during the current wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 3, 2020
The Biden-Harris transition team named Jane Hopkins, RNMH, to its COVID-19 Advisory Board. Hopkins worked for over 20 years as a bedside nurse, most recently at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and Snoqualmie (Wash.) Hospital and serves on the state’s COVID task force and Safe Start Advisory…