Stories tagged: "nurses"

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Deadline Approaching for PA Nurses to Apply for Student Loan Relief

Gov. Wolf is pressing to get more student loan debt relief to Pennsylvania nurses. The deadline to apply for an existing $20 million program is March 1.

State Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine speaks during a news conference on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. (Screenshot)
The Number of Available ICU Beds in Pennsylvania Is Dwindling Fast

State Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine is concerned the number of medical personnel could start shrinking, too.

Graphic via Tania Lili for Keystone
More Than 3,700 PA Healthcare Workers Have Contracted Coronavirus. These Nurses Aren’t Giving Up.

For International Nurse's Day, we highlight three Pennsylvania nurses who are committed to their work despite the risks posed by the novel coronavirus.

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Pennsylvania Needs a Lot More Nurses and Contact Tracing to Safely Reopen the Economy

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has 131 public health nurses, which is down from 177 nurses in 2012, according to one analysis.

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Nurses Feel Conflicted About Their Jobs As Supply Shortages Put Their Lives At Risk

Hospitals and clinics across the United States have struggled to stay afloat amid a crippling shortage of personal protective equipment.