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Home health workers among essential employees risking COVID-19 exposure every day

Wednesday, March 25, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrea Guidi
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By Katie Katro
www.6abc.com, 3/24/20

 

AMBLER, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Nurses who work 24/7 inside people's homes, along with home health workers, are among those essential employees risking coronavirus exposure every day. But there are many people whose lives depend on the care they provide.

"It's scary, we don't want our individuals to get sick, and we don't want our staff to get sick," said Jenny Doyle, a nurse manager with KenCrest.

Doyle is part of the nursing staff taking care of some of the community's most vulnerable.

 

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