Le infermiere non vaccinate del Rhode Island smentiscono la nuova politica ospedaliera: “Abbiamo abbandonato il buon senso”

“Abbiamo abbandonato il buon senso,” ha detto l'infermiera registrata Hannah Denietolis durante un'apparizione su “Volpe & Amici.”

Denietolis told co-host Brian Kilmeade che lei era “frustrato” that hospitals would rather have a vaccinated worker withminimal risk of transmissionover an unvaccinated worker, testing negative, con “no risk of transmission.

RHODE ISLAND WENT FROM FIRING UNVACCINATED HEALTH CARE WORKERS TO ALLOWING THE COVID-POSITIVE TO WORK

Earlier Thursday on “Volpe & Prima gli amici,” registered nurse Kim Theroux called the guidanceconfusingand asserted that bringing in COVID-positive employees could put patients and staff at risk. She said healthy, negative-testing, unvaccinated health care workers should also be allowed to work.

Più di 300 people in front of St. Vincent Hospital as union nurses announce a strike in Worcester, Massachusetts, a marzo 7, 2021.

Più di 300 people in front of St. Vincent Hospital as union nurses announce a strike in Worcester, Massachusetts, a marzo 7, 2021. (Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Theroux also told co-host Ashley Strohmier that she believed the new option was “discriminatorio” towards unvaccinated workers.

In una dichiarazione al Providence Journal, Rhode Island Department of Health public information officer Joseph Wendelken said theupdated guidanceis reflective of data that showsmost SARS-Cov-2 transmission occurs early in the course of illness.

Wendelken added that facility administrators should use theirclinical judgmentin making staffing decisions during health care worker shortages.

North Memorial Health Hospital Critical Care Nurse Kayla Lynch donned a protective gown before entering the room of a COVID-19 patient during her shift Dec. 7, 2020.

North Memorial Health Hospital Critical Care Nurse Kayla Lynch donned a protective gown before entering the room of a COVID-19 patient during her shift Dec. 7, 2020.

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