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LA Times: As hospitals reel, California tells coronavirus-positive medical workers to stay on the job

January 12, 2022

Los Angeles Times, January 12, 2022

Today, the LA Times ran a cover story on the recent CDPH guidance which allows healthcare workers who have been exposed to COVID, or who test positive, to return to work without isolation or a negative test. The article features quotes from our Executive Director, Rosanna Mendez, and one of our members, Riverside Community Hospital RN Erin McIntosh.

Erin articulated the worry shared by so many of her colleagues: “I went into healthcare wanting to help people, but now I’m the vector. Someone is coming to me in their time of need, and I could potentially be passing them COVID.”

Read the full story at the Los Angeles Times