Hospitals working to help staff who struggled with anxiety, racism, fear while pandemic raged
While COVID-19 cases have declined significantly in recent months, the pandemic has taken a heavy toll on the mental health of nurses and other frontline providers. A Rutgers University study suggests the strain is even worse for nurses of color. Staffing shortages exacerbate these issues, nurses said, pointing to statistics that show stress and exhaustion impacts between 70% and 93% of health care workers nationwide. Read the Full Article.