Health Care Staffing Woes Persist as Omicron Surges
With the Omicron coronavirus rapidly spreading through the United States, many are reassessing their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, the CDC revised its guidelines for quarantine and isolation periods (which was met with mixed reactions).
Workers, organizations, and schools are all trying to navigate this period of uncertainty as infections rise.
On today’s episode of Health Affairs This Week, Health Affairs’ Jessica Bylander and Rob Lott discuss the latest on COVID-19 quarantine periods, CDC guidance on the subject, and how those recommendations and the ongoing pandemic is affecting the health care workforce.
- Nurse Employment During The First Fifteen Months Of The COVID-19 Pandemic (Health Affairs)
- Emerging Health Workforce Strategies To Address COVID-19 (Health Affairs Forefront)
- CDC Updates and Shortens Recommended Isolation and Quarantine Period for General Population (CDC)
- California Department of Public Health Regarding Quarantine and Isolation Periods (CDPH)