Stories tagged: "healthcare workers"

Marshfield Clinic Health System medical personnel treat a critically ill COVID-19 patient after the patient was flown to Marshfield Clinic's Eau Claire hospital. COVID-19 relief bills do not include hazard pay or sick pay for healthcare workers but do include liability protections for entities from COVID-19 lawsuits. (Photo courtesy of Marshfield Clinic Health System-Eau Claire)
Opinion: Healthcare Workers Are Dealing With Burnout and Trauma, We Need To Do More to Help Them

It is essential that patients, communities, and health systems advocate for policy solutions that will grow the health care workforce and expand innovative telehealth and home-based care programs, says medical director of public health for the UW Health Board of Directors.

Kelly Fouts for BBB story
Family Sees Hope for In-Home Healthcare Worker Shortage in Biden Package Being Negotiated in Congress

Legislation would increase federal funding for the kind of in-home nursing and personal care workers now in short supply and desperately in need. 

Gov. Tony Evers seen signing the COVID-19 Relief bill in April. An effort to recall Evers failed to move forward Monday, lacking adequate signatures. (Photo provided)
Evers Signs COVID-19 Relief Bill

Governor signals more is needed for workers comp benefits, hazard pay, aid to small businesses, farmers

Jeff Hare of Menomonee Falls hugs his daughter, Nikki Michler, on her wedding day in December.
(Photo by Citrine Pine Photography)
A Father’s Love: His Daughter Needed Masks. He Went to Find Them

Menomonee Falls dad is on a one-man mission to find N95 and surgical masks for his daughter and other healthcare workers