We're highlighting a local nurse this National Nurse's Week, who unfortunately lost her more than a decade ago, but witnessing her mom's illness prompted her to switch careers and become a nurse.
American hospitals are looking abroad for health care workers due to a shortage of nurses during the pandemic.
New York plans to require health care workers to get a COVID-19 booster.
Wisconsin's top health official said Wednesday that 270 health care facilities have requested staffing help and the state has asked for medical reserve teams from the federal government to provide relief for long term care facilities facing worker shortages.
The money, which includes funds from the American Rescue Plan and other sources, will support more than 22,700 providers, marking the largest number of providers enrolled in these programs in history, according to the White House.
Nurses around the U.S. are getting burned out by the COVID-19 crisis and quitting, yet applications to nursing schools are rising.
Public health officials have identified more than 200 coronavirus outbreaks at police or fire agencies throughout Los Angeles County since the start of the pandemic, according to a report.
David Hackett, 44, died from complications of COVID-19 on Saturday evening, according to Hernando County Fire and Emergency Services.
A Georgia woman who spent three months in the ICU returns to thanks her critical care team for saving her life.
A Southern California nurse leaves behind five children, including a newborn, and her husband after dying of COVID-19.
APD Senior Sgt. Steve Urias died on August 26 after fighting COVID-19. He started at APD 3 decades ago and was looking forward to retirement.
Despite the deaths, police officers and other first responders are among those most hesitant to get the vaccine.
With Houston-area hospitals still experiencing an influx of COVID-19 patients and feeling beyond overwhelmed, nursing schools tell FOX 26 they're seeing a mix of students either stepping up or changing careers altogether.
Firefighter Rodney Kelley had been with the Austin Fire Department for 20 years.
St. David's Healthcare and the University of Texas brought employees from the hospital system down onto the field to thank them for all of their hard work during the pandemic.
On August 25 Officer Boyd became the first APD Officer to die of COVID-19. Because of SB 22 it is presumed Boyd contracted COVID in the line of duty.
The nursing field struggles to get enough staff, and some veteran nurses and doctors are leaving due to burnout from the pandemic, but new nursing programs in the Bay Area hope to reverse the trend with new recruits.
Police said that Officer Adam Webb lost his battle at 11:29 a.m. on Wednesday with his wife by his side.
Officer Randolph “Randy” Boyd died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19. He will be remembered and honored on September 3.
Rodney "Rod" Kelley had been with the fire department for twenty years.