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Thirty percent of health-care workers have considered leaving the field after working through the pandemic, according to a survey conducted by the Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation Poll. More than half of the nearly 3,000 U.S. healthcare workers who were surveyed reported feeling burned out. About 6 in 10 said their mental health has taken a …

The New England Patriots are holding a Super Bowl sendoff Sunday morning for the 76 health care workers who are flying on the team’s plane to Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Florida. Patriots’ President Jonathan Kraft is expected to be joined by Pats’ captain Matthew Slater and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker at Logan International Airport …

MISSION HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Health care workers on the job during the holidays are working desperately to save patients with COVID-19. Providence Holy Cross Hospital in Mission Hills, located in the hard hit northeast San Fernando Valley, has seen the number of COVID-19 patients quadruple since the beginning of November. “It’s frustrating when …

BOSTON – Adults over 65 will join frontline health care workers, residents with underlying medical conditions that increase their risks from COVID-19, and other essential workers as the first to qualify for COVID-19 vaccines in Massachusetts, the Baker administration said Tuesday. During a visit to a new Suffolk Downs testing facility Tuesday, Gov. Charlie Baker …

It’s been a long year for Maria Sulayman, a critical care nurse at Jackson Memorial Hospital’s rapid response team, who has treated patients with the coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic. “I have seen people with no medical history being in the intensive care unit,” Sulayman said. “This virus, you are OK one second …

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There have been generous food deliveries to hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic. But one group is focusing its effort on those in New York who may not be getting to enjoy the donations — those who work the late night shift, CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis reported. CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC “The past six weeks …

The Tacos El Gordo restaurant chain is offering free food for all health care workers at its locations in San Diego and Las Vegas. The only thing needed to claim some of the eatery’s delicious tacos is to show employees some sort of identification that indicates you are a health care worker. The restaurant locations …

Georgia’s health infrastructure makes Kemp’s choice particularly dangerous. Girtz worries about the state’s hospitals. His county has two, but because of rural hospital closures, he says they’re expected to provide services not just for residents of Athens-Clarke County, but for the entire 17-county region around them, home to some 700,000 people. “A town like Elberton, …

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Members of a local health care union voted overwhelmingly to strike. Earlier Friday, members of District 1199C gathered outside the St. Monica’s Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare facility in South Philadelphia. They voted to send a 10-day strike notice to the owners of Saint Monica. In a statement, the union said it …