August 14, 2020

Nurses and Doctors Sick With COVID-19 Feel Pressured to Get Back to Work

Lack of preparedness has led many healthcare professionals to feel pressured to return to work sooner than guidelines mandated by public health experts. These front-line healthcare professionals often feel pressured by the perception that other colleagues and patients are sicker than themselves. In addition, a lack of or revocation of paid time off has led many to face choosing between their own health, health of their families, or their paycheck.