After denied requests, the Texas Hospital Association sent a letter to Gov. Greg Abbott last Thursday asking for critical staffing assistance. This week, Abbott is trying to provide more resources to fight the surge of unvaccinated patients.
Carrie Kroll with the Texas Hospital Association joins Rebecca Thomas to discuss this in greater detail.
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