Stories tagged: "healthcare workers"

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Banner Health, Arizona’s Largest Hospital Network, Requiring Vaccines for Employees By Nov. 1

The company cited flu season, the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant, and the high hospitalization rate among unvaccinated as reasons for the requirement.

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Lost on the Front Lines: Healthcare Workers in Southwest Who Died Fighting COVID-19

Reporters spoke with loved ones of healthcare workers across the country have risked their lives to care for COVID-19 patients.

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Rise in COVID-19 Cases Could Push Arizona’s Hospitals—and Staff—to Their Limits

Health experts worry that with widespread surges of the virus happening nationwide, there won't be enough healthcare workers to go around.

Rep. Amish Shah, D-Phoenix, said his training as a physician made him more comfortable with the thought of being a COVID-19 vaccine test subject and that signing up for the clinical trials was the right thing to do - particularly since minority communities are often underrepresented in such groups. (Photo courtesy Amish Shah)
The COVID-19 Vaccine in Arizona: What to Expect and When

Phoenix doctor and state Rep. Amish Shah was one of the volunteers who participated in the clinical trials for the Pfizer vaccine in August.

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Arizona Healthcare Workers Not on COVID-19 Frontlines Face Pay Cuts

The Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association has estimated that hospital revenues are down 30-40% due to fewer surgeries and emergency room visits.