Nebraska hospital leaders share stories of overwhelming impacts of COVID

Published: Jan. 10, 2022 at 11:11 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 10, 2022 at 1:47 PM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - With COVID case counts rising at a rapid pace over the past few weeks and hospitalizations continuing to remain at high levels, healthcare workers say it’s important the public fully understands the serious nature of our current situation and the impact on Nebraska hospitals.

The Nebraska Hospital Association and three of its members shared new information Monday on how our hospitals are stressed and overwhelmed due to the direct and indirect impacts of COVID-19. They’ll discuss staffing shortages, scarce bed availability and health care worker burnout.

You can watch a replay of the news conference below.

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