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‘All hands on deck’: Hospitals report hundreds of staff out with COVID

[MPR News, January 09, 2022] Around the state, hospitals are reporting hundreds of absent employees due to the virus.

On average, more than 100 Allina staffers were out daily during the first five days of 2022. Some had confirmed COVID-19 cases, while others were awaiting test results.

"There is such a community spread, we are also finding that our staff are getting COVID from the community. So, we are facing a real labor crunch currently," said Hsieng Su, MD, Allina Health senior vice president and chief medical executive said Hsieng Su, MD, Allina Health senior vice president and chief medical executive.

Posted on January 09, 2022 in coronavirus

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