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  1. "Two years ago this weekend, a 35-year-old man traveling home from Wuhan, China, became the first American diagnosed with COVID-19. What if someone from today could have greeted him BEFORE he got on that plane?" Read this insightful article by M...
  2. J.Adderton

    A Staffing Perfect Storm

    Things have changed since the early days of the pandemic when elective surgeries were at a standstill. Nurses accepted travel assignments to COVID “hotspots” to compensate for cancelled shifts, furloughs and layoffs. Other nurses eagerly stepped up ...
  3. Healthcare Costs and Unvaccinated Patients

    Several articles from Forbes and others have reported the costs of healthcare of unvaccinated individuals is burdened almost entirely by private entities and the public in the billions. A waiver (when your hospitalized most of the bill is covered) u...
  4. PMFB-RN

    Docs & Nurses = Murderers

    Scott Quiner Update: Criminal Investigation Into Doctors, How They’re KILLING, Payoffs for MURDER!
  5. Just curious. Here in DFW I see hospitalizations are rising to 14%. How are things in the hospitals? Are things relatively normal? No more furloughs? Please share. I am not in acute care, but I am of course very interested in the effects on acut...
  6. The past two years have changed our world in many ways. We have seen unsuspecting patients, family, and friends get sick, and sometimes die from Covid. The long-term effects of this virus have yet to be seen. With my job in the GI lab, I am abl...
  7. Eighteen Days: My COVID Story

    Eighteen days. That’s how long it took to lose you. Surrounded by four walls, no windows. No healing touch from loved ones. No last kisses or hugs. Unable to hear your infectious laugh because it was covered by a mask. Your family anxiously waiting o...
  8. COVID In The House—Literally!

    Friday around lunchtime I got the call we’ve been dreading. My son’s 3rd grade class had a positive COVID exposure and his entire class has to quarantine for 2 weeks. My husband picked him up from school early. Of course they can’t tell us who it wa...
  9. PMFB-RN

    I'm Done

    The medium-sized hospital (275 beds) where I work only has one ICU. But thanks to the unvaxxed we have had to open another ICU for COVID patients again. We first did this last Winter and it was awful, but it was nobody's fault. Now it is. W...
  10. hppygr8ful

    Healthcare Workers Still Love Their Jobs

    Read in its entirety: Exclusive: Angry and abused, health care workers still overwhelmingly love careers, poll shows
  11. Stuck Between A Rock And A Hard Place

    Hello I am looking for a bit of guidance here: I just interviewed for my first RN position in NYS, I have gone through the new hire physical and at my appointment, they mentioned I must receive the booster or I will be let go in 2 weeks. I just ...
  12. Denmark becomes first EU country to lift all Covid-19 restrictions
  13. Clinical Rotation In COVID Unit

    I am wondering if any other nursing students are being assigned clinical rotations on a COVID floor, with out being fit tested for N95s?
  14. Kitiger

    Face Mask Support Frames

    Is anybody using face mask support frames? How do they fit over the nose? Do they mess up the seal? My husband bought some N 95 face masks, and I don't like the way the mask sucks in and out, hitting my mouth & nose with each breath. The mas...
  15. I read about the Supreme Court decision and it mentions healthcare workers in facilities but not in other settings,particularly home care settings. Of course,most skilled nurse agencies receive Medicare and Medicaid funds.
  16. Not tell them that a specific employee is working, but that they may be come into contact with an employee who is positive for COVID.
  17. COVID-ROOMMATE

    Are COVID patients roomed privately? How do you feel about COVID patients sharing a hospital room? Thank you.
  18. COVID

    WE have been the ones wearing PPE; sweating; watching our coworkers fall ill; picking up extra shifts; crying wherever no-one sees us; telling families their loved ones will die; fighting until the end. As nurses we must stand together at our facilit...
  19. JBMmom

    A Little Rant And Some Failures

    There are some days that are easier than others with this pandemic. I feel like I'm becoming that friend/family member that just can't "get over it". I know others here are having similar pandemic experiences, so I'm just venting. We've been tri...
  20. Traumatized from previous health scares

    I’m hoping someone can help me. I was on mat leave at the start of Covid. I came back around 18 months since it started. I’m currently casual/per diem so I pick up when I can. Here’s my back story. Both of my babies were NICU babies. Neither was prem...
  21. hppygr8ful

    COVID 19 Dx

    So I guess it was bound to happen but I tested positive for COVID 19. I am triple vaxxed and based on symptoms assume omicron varient. It started as a sore throat and progressed elevated temp, muscle aches and digestive discomfort with general lethar...
  22. Hope my CVS location will be participating in N95 mask distribution - 3 masks/person will be provided. Received in ANA Smart Brief email. HHS extends COVID-19 health emergency for 8th time Full Story: Becker's Hospital Review (1/19...
  23. hppygr8ful

    Epidemic, Pandemic, Endemic.....Oh My!

    Sort of to be sung like the old Wizard of Oz tune "Lions and tigers and Bears Oh My!" And back to that in a minute. A comment was mad in another thread in which the poster suggested that Covid -19 had moved from pandemic status to endemic status...
  24. dareese

    War on Nurses

    Our lifeblood has been drained and nursing shortages have reached critical levels. We must act now to fight for our survival as nurses before it's too late. We need to come up with swift and creative alternatives to our present broken healthcare sy...
  25. I'm lucky that my CVS pharmacy provides drive up COVID-19 free testing with appointments available usually in 24-48hrs. Recently, oldest son had to travel to CVS in NJ 30 min away to get tested per MD request when had URI infection signs/wheezing du...