COVID-19: Protecting Health Care Workers

May 28, 2020
The House Education and Labor Committee’s Workforce Protections Subcommittee held a hearing examining federal actions to protect workers from COVID-19, which featured witnesses from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
May 28, 2020
AHA provides the House Education and Labor Committee with information on actions taken by hospitals and health systems in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 19, 2020
Marking Mental Health Awareness Month, Robyn Begley, CEO of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership, writes that health care workers already faced burnout, addiction and suicide before COVID-19, and it’s important to tackle these issues now.
May 13, 2020
This year, National Hospital Week (May 10-16) takes on a special significance. For months, we have watched with awe and gratitude as the 6 million women and men of America’s hospitals and health systems have fought courageously each and every day to protect the health of an entire nation.
May 12, 2020
To help hospitals and health systems address maternal and neonatal health during this public crisis, the AHA has assembled resources from across the field that you may find useful as you provide safe and high-quality care to mothers and babies during this time.
May 6, 2020
A new AHA resource shares ways hospitals and health systems are helping to care for and support the health care workforce during the COVID-19 crisis.
May 6, 2020
The front-line caregivers in the COVID-19 crisis, including nurses, physicians, facilities management personnel, technicians and other health care providers, are working around the clock to care for patients and our communities.
May 6, 2020
Prevailing in the nation’s fight against COVID-19 requires the undivided focus and full deployment of health care facilities and professionals serving on the front lines of the pandemic across the country.
May 6, 2020
During this national health crisis, hospitals and health systems are doing everything they can to care for their patients and communities, and that extends to our health care heroes serving on the front lines — physicians, nurses and the entire health care team, including food services,…
May 5, 2020
The CDC updated guidance designed to keep health care personnel safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, along with patient isolation strategies to ensure consistency in CDC’s criteria for patient discontinuation of transmission-based precautions and health care personnel return-to-work guidance.