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Most Home Health Aides ‘Can’t Afford Not to Work’ — Even When Lacking PPE

Most Home Health Aides ‘Can’t Afford Not to Work’ — Even When Lacking PPE

This story also ran on .In March, Sue Williams-Ward took a new job, with a $1-an-hour raise.The employer, a home health care agency called Together We Can, was paying a premium — $13 an hour — after it started losing aides when COVID-19 safety concerns mounted.Williams-Ward, a 68-year-old Indianapolis native, was a devoted caregiver who bathed, dressed and fed clients as if they were family. She was known to entertain clients with some of her own 26 grandchildren, even inviting her clients along on charitable deliveries of Thanksgiving turkeys and Christmas hams.KHN and The Guardian are...

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Health Workers Resort To Etsy, Learning Chinese, Shady Deals To Find Safety Gear

Health Workers Resort To Etsy, Learning Chinese, Shady Deals To Find Safety Gear

This story also ran on .A nursing home worker in New Jersey rendezvoused with “the parking lot guy” to cut a deal for gowns. A director of safety-net clinics in Florida learned basic Chinese and waited outside past midnight for a truck to arrive with tens of thousands of masks. A cardiologist in South Carolina tried his luck with “shady characters” to buy ingredients to blend his own hand sanitizer.The global pandemic has ordinary health care workers going to extremes in a desperate hunt for medical supplies. Community clinics, nursing homes and independent doctors, in particular, find...

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