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Coronavirus in Texas

Texas hospitals hit by staffing crisis as burnout depletes workforce and COVID-19 surges

The lack of available nurses has driven up salaries and created a heated, competitive job market as thousands of positions remain open throughout Texas.

A nurse administers an antibody treatment to a COVID-19 patient at Goodall-Witcher Hospital in Clifton on Aug. 3, 2021.
Registered Nurse Lori Kelley dons an N95 mask and other PPE before entering the room of a COVID-19 patient at Goodall-Witche…
A nurse dons full PPE before entering the room of a COVID-19 patient at Goodall-Witcher Hospital in Clifton on Aug. 3, 2021.

State stops sending relief staff to hospitals

Labor and Delivery Nurse Sue Caerly, LVN, prepares a baby warmer for an incoming newborn child at Goodall-Witcher Hospital i…

“Pulling out all the stops”

Charge Nurse Mason Hickam, RN, answers the phone at the nursing station at Goodall-Witcher Hospital in Clifton on Aug. 3, 20…

“A boom for nursing”

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