COVID-19: Protecting Health Care Workers

Apr 18, 2022
Our workforce continues to confront a landscape deeply altered by the pandemic’s effects. This is especially true of nurses, who are essential in all aspects of health care delivery.
Mar 29, 2022
AHA today urged the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to extend at least through May 23 its reopened comment period for the interim final rule establishing an emergency temporary standard for occupational exposure to COVID-19. Comments are currently due April 22.?   
Mar 24, 2022
Since the beginning of 2020, hospitals, health systems and post-acute care providers — along with their doctors, nurses and other team members — have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, working tirelessly to provide lifesaving care for patients, families and communities.
Mar 3, 2022
We’ve seen that valuable training and professional development help employees feel happier in their work, become more excited about the prospect of success and develop a higher self-worth.
Feb 11, 2022
The AHA and Musicians On Call are collaborating on a digital campaign to thank front-line caregivers around Valentine’s Day through digital promotions, social media and surprise virtual performances by celebrity artists.
Jan 19, 2022
The American Hospital Association responds to the New York Times Opinion Video "We Know the Real Cause of Crisis in Our Hospitals. It's Greed." For two long years, the dedicated women and men of America’s hospitals and health systems have experienced firsthand the overwhelming impact of COVID-19.…
Jan 19, 2022
The American Hospital Association responds to the New York Times Opinion Video "We Know the Real Cause of Crisis in Our Hospitals. It's Greed." For two long years, the dedicated women and men of America’s hospitals and health systems have experienced firsthand the overwhelming impact of COVID-19.…
Jan 14, 2022
Record-high COVID-19 hospitalizations and cases. Unprecedented workforce shortages. Persistent supply chain challenges. 
Jan 4, 2022
Letter to CMS with comments on the agency’s interim final rule for a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for hospitals and other Medicare/Medicaid participants.