Wyoming Health Care Workers Adjust To Pandemic Pressures
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — The health care workers at Cody Regional Health have been challenged by the coronavirus pandemic.
There have been struggles with obtaining masks and other protective equipment, workers getting sick, and rising numbers and longer stays in the intensive care unit. They’ve pushed through them all.
Chief clinical officer Keith Ungrund says the hospital has had 10-15 of its staff out per week due to COVID.
That crunch on staffing has led to occasional cancellations of elective surgeries and has meant some health care workers being cross-trained to ensure there is coverage in the ICU.
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