April 19, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert


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But many of Canada’s health care workers had warned that some provincial governments reopened too quickly after a difficult post-Christmas surge.

“So we’re stuck where we have cases out of control, hospitals completely full, not enough vaccine supply available and months of difficult public health measures ahead of us,” Dr. Michael Warner, director of critical care at the Michael Garron Hospital in Toronto, told CNN.

Provincial governments across the country are now reckoning with a damaging Covid-19 third wave that might imperil the universal health care system of which Canadians are so fiercely proud.

From coast to coast, across thousands
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Three Lakeway Area nurses were disciplined by the Tennessee Board of Nursing.

Tonya H. Ailor, a nurse from Newport, was found guilty of unprofessional conduct. Ailor refused to submit to a drug test. Ailor voluntarily surrendered her license.

Jana L. Anglin, RN, of Morristown, was found unfit or incompetent by reason of negligence, habits or other cause.

She was addicted to alcohol or drugs to the degree of interfering than nursing duties and was guilty of unprofessional conduct.

Anglin also failed to maintain records for each patient which accurately reflects nursing problems and interventions for the patient, making false or

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New Jersey’s largest healthcare employees’ union is preparing to begin contract negotiations with three Hudson County hospitals, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and a drawn-out struggle for ownership over the county’s hospitals.

The Health Professionals and Allied Employees, which represents 14,000 employees statewide, will enter into contract negotiations with Christ Hospital in Jersey City, Bayonne Medical Center and Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, as well as the North Bergen long-term care facility the Harborage.

It’s unclear exactly when the negotiations will begin, but an HPAE press release said the union is “either at the bargaining table now or will

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(WXYZ) — Henry Ford Health System said during a virtual COVID-19 update that the surge is taking a toll on its healthcare workers.

“Our healthcare workers are exhausted. They’re not just tired, they’re exhausted … they need our support once again as we ask them to continue this journey and deal with this surge,” said Bob Riney, Chief Operating Officer of Henry Ford Health System.

He called on the public to comply with COVID safety measures, asking them to think about the exhausted medical staff before going out without a mask or to a large social gathering.

“None of us

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Thousands of health care workers across North Carolina, charged with the care of patients, have declined to get COVID-19 vaccinations, even as eligibility has opened to the entire state.

Hospitals that were willing to disclose employee vaccination rates reported between 40% and 75% of hospital staff members have been vaccinated, a NC Watchdog Reporting Network survey shows.

The informal survey was sent to 32 health systems, representing about 100 hospitals across the state. Fifteen health systems were willing to provide at least some data on the number of vaccinated employees.

The overall uptake rate among

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The group is called Idaho – Adopt a Healthcare/Frontline Worker, and it’s a way to let those who have battled COVID-19 for the past year know you care.

BOISE, Idaho — The last year has been extremely difficult for healthcare and frontline workers across Idaho due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

“It’s been a rough year,” said Christy Bennett, a nursing supervisor for Family Medical Residency of Idaho.

Bennett is just one of the thousands of healthcare workers who have been treating COVID-19 patients for months. 

“We’ve all been worried about having enough PPE, not having enough staffing,” she said. “Just

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