'School Districts Only Have So Much Money': Districts Across State Report Shortage Of School NursesResearch by the Minnesota Educator Licensing Board shows there are more than 890,000 public school students in the state, but only 637 licensed school nurses.
Some Elective Surgeries On Hold As Minnesota Hospitals Face Staffing CrisisThe COVID-19 pandemic has been an 18-month grind that's only become more grueling for health care workers, so much so that their numbers are dwindling.
M Health Fairview Nurses’ FUSION Program Feeds, Educates During RamadanNurses at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital are piloting a new program this spring, providing dates to patients and their families during the month of Ramadan.
'Where Is It?' Nurses, Lawmakers Voice Frustrations Over Continued Lack Of Personal Protective Equipment Minnesota lawmakers heard pleas from nurses on the front lines in the COVID-19 battle Tuesday.
Coronavirus In MN: 'There's No Scrub Shortage': Nurses Protest Allina Health's Uniform PolicyUnited Hospital nurses on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic were standing curbside Monday afternoon outside the ER, taking a break from battling the virus to instead amplify their battle with management over a uniform policy.
Coronavirus Updates: Minnesota Ranked As 2020’s 4th Best State For NursesAmid the COVID-19 pandemic fight that has been highlighting the importance of health care workers, a recent report has named Minnesota the fourth best state for nurses.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Out-Of-State Nurses Coming To Aid In COVID-19 CrisisGov. Tim Walz's executive order allows certain out-of-state healthcare professionals to come into Minnesota and work temporarily -- but the Minnesota Nurses Association says there are plenty of out-of-work nurses here.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: St. Paul City Council Urges United Hospital To Address Scrubs ControversyThe St. Paul City Council is urging a hospital to change its scrubs policy after hearing from nurses on WCCO.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Police Will Let Nurse Continue To Live In Parked RV To Protect Family From COVID-19Lisa Neuburger, an ICU nurse at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville, has been living in a camper to protect her family from COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Nurses Say They're Being Threatened With Termination For Wearing ScrubsNurses at a Twin Cities hospital said they're getting reprimanded for trying to protect themselves.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Hospitals Begin To Cut Staff, Reduce Hours Before Patient SurgeHealth care companies are making hard decisions about staffing as they prepare for a surge of COVID-19 patients.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 'The State Is Not Just Praying And Hoping': Walz Responds To Critical Care NurseGov. Tim Walz responded Monday to a COVID-19 critical care nurse who is worried about her hospital's supplies and equipment.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Nurses Say Hospitals Are Unprepared To Handle Outbreak"We are not at all afraid to take care of the COVID-19 patients, it's what we do," Jean Ross, co-president for National Nurses United, said. "But we know what we need to protect ourselves."
Minnesota Nurses Association, Children's Hospitals Reach AgreementThe Minnesota Nurses Association reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract with Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota early Saturday morning.
Nurses, Podcasters Team Up To Give Free Blood Pressure ScreeningsAfter a recent podcast on the subject of director John Singleton’s passing, Two Haute Mamas hosts decided to take some action.