The lament of covid-19 caregivers in the nation’s safety-net hospitals: ‘What could be next?’ (Washington Post)

Washington Post: The lament of covid-19 caregivers in the nation’s safety-net hospitals: ‘What could be next?’. “Every now and then, Chiquita Scott’s mind wanders. Sometimes, it happens in the middle of scheduling additional shifts for an already overworked staff during the coronavirus’s fourth wave of sickness and death. Other times, it is on the drive to the hospital, where some veteran respiratory therapists have seen more death these past 18 months than they have experienced in a decade on the job. Scott works at one of the nation’s safety-net hospitals, places with a mission to provide medical care to people regardless of their ability to pay.”

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