Nurse Safety

Read: UPDATE: Coronavirus Has Killed More Than 500 U.S. Healthcare Workers

UPDATE: Coronavirus Has Killed More Than 500 U.S. Healthcare Workers

However, the death toll of healthcare workers from COVID-19 is most likely higher.

Read: Hospitals Redirecting Patients as Coronavirus Numbers Surge

Hospitals Redirecting Patients as Coronavirus Numbers Surge

One California hospital is only admitting COVID-19 patients after much of its staff tested positive for the virus while a Texas children’s hospital is now treating adults.

Read: Man Kills Estranged Wife’s Boyfriend, Self Outside St. Clare Hospital

Man Kills Estranged Wife’s Boyfriend, Self Outside St. Clare Hospital

The woman told police that her estranged husband showed up to her place of work and wanted to talk to her boyfriend, who also worked there.

Read: Man Pointed Shotgun at Santa Rosa Medical Center Staff

Man Pointed Shotgun at Santa Rosa Medical Center Staff

The man was denied visitation with his wife, who was a patient at the Florida hospital, due to coronavirus restrictions.

Read: Cary Medical Center Makes Switch to In-House Security

Cary Medical Center Makes Switch to In-House Security

The decision was made after senior leaders sought feedback from frontline workers and assessed the physical environment of the hospital.

Read: Lawsuit: Hackley Hospital Nurse Fired for Speaking About Lack of PPE

Lawsuit: Hackley Hospital Nurse Fired for Speaking About Lack of PPE

The registered nurse claims Hackley Hospital administrators made them throw out N95 masks donated amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read: Compassion Fatigue: Your Job Is to Help Others, but Who Is Helping You?

Compassion Fatigue: Your Job Is to Help Others, but Who Is Helping You?

First responders, clinicians, educators, counselors and others in the helping professions can be vulnerable to compassion fatigue. Here’s how you can take care of yourself during these troubling times.

Read: Honeywell Factory Now Producing N95 Masks for Healthcare Workers

Honeywell Factory Now Producing N95 Masks for Healthcare Workers

Honeywell was able to convert its Rhode Island factory in only five weeks — something that typically takes about nine months.

Read: Nurses Protest Unsafe Working Conditions, Lack of PPE

Nurses Protest Unsafe Working Conditions, Lack of PPE

The protestors say nurses and other healthcare workers in many hospitals across the country have not been provided with adequate PPE to protect them from exposure to the coronavirus.

Read: Staff No-Shows Prompt Evacuation of California Nursing Home

Staff No-Shows Prompt Evacuation of California Nursing Home

More than 80 patients were moved from the nursing home. The state licensing board will review if the employee no-shows could rise to the level of abandonment.

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