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Opinion: State’s Essential Workers Deserve More Protections on the Job

February 16, 2021

As a technician in the emergency department of a busy hospital in Prince George’s County, I thought I had seen it all over the years. But things changed when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Our emergency department has seen a dramatic increase in patient loads, including a surge in cases of people testing positive for the coronavirus. As the first wave hit last spring, we did not have the protective gear we needed.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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