Coronavirus has truly taken its toll across the United States, killing hundreds of innocent lives. In a report by the New York Times, a San Antonio nursing home has been swept by the devastating Covid-19 virus. Here is their report.
The virus infected 67 of the facility’s 84 residents, killing one, with several infected employees working at other facilities in Texas.
A Covid-19 outbreak at a San Antonio nursing home has infected 67 of the facility’s 84 residents, killing one, the largest spread of the virus at a Texas long-term care facility, city and county officials said on Friday.
The outbreak at the Southeast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center was described by local officials as “contained,” but they were scrambling on Friday to perform additional tests and to track down all of the facility’s 60 employees. Eight of the staff members have tested positive for the virus, and tracking its spread has been complicated by the fact that numerous employees also worked at other nursing homes in the San Antonio region.
“This morning we launched an aggressive, multilayered response to try to get our arms around the extent of this local outbreak,” Charles Hood, the San Antonio fire chief, told reporters at a news conference.
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Notwithstanding the new norm created by this Covid-19 pandemic, it is not a hidden secret that the nursing community is also facing some long-understood truths, that is nurses are underpaid, undervalued, and sometimes treated as expendable. But this doesn’t remove the nurse’s will to help treat their patients the best they can.
However, because of the exhaustion, this pandemic is giving to the nursing community, some nurses may accidentally fail to do their work nicely. Because of this, they may face a disciplinary hearing by the Texas Board of Nursing.
If you are a Nurse in San Antonio who is currently facing any disciplinary issues before the Texas Board of Nursing, please contact San Antonio nurse attorney Yong J. An, call or text at 832 428 5679 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Mr. An has represented over 100 nurses before the Texas Board of Nursing since 2006.