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Amid a staffing shortage, Nebraska Medicine says to appreciate your healthcare workers

Posted at 7:52 PM, Sep 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-02 20:52:25-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Hospitals don’t have enough healthcare workers. Now officials are asking the Nebraska community to support the staff they do have.

"To the extent that if you know someone who is a doctor, a nurse, a food service evs professional who works in a lab or somewhere in health care, just take a minute to say thanks and appreciate the work they're doing on a daily basis," said Cory Shaw, Chief Operating Officer of Nebraska Medicine.

Yesterday, Governor Ricketts announced the state is bringing back a transfer system that will help defer patients to different Nebraska hospitals.

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