Tag Archives: frontline healthcare workers

Do we need a permanent COVID Monument?

Memorial Day in the US is the unofficial start of summer – celebrated with hot dogs, BBQs and gatherings with friends over a long weekend. This year’s celebrations will be even more special given the loosening of pandemic mask requirements and physical distancing protocols. It is also a day on which those who died in […]

Nurses + COVID-19: Is their plight our fight?

Last week I saw a news piece about the plight of nurses of Filipino descent. Even though they make up just 4% of the nursing workforce in the US, they account for 30% of the COVID-related deaths. I also read an article about how nurses are quitting in record numbers due to stress, burnout, lack […]