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COVID-19: Nursing Shortage (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-08-20

Duration: 00:05:27

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Public health | Coronaviruses | Hospitals | Health Care | NURSES


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Rooney, Ecoee Interviewee


This segment from the August 20, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the impact of the state’s nursing shortage on hospitals and the ongoing fourth surge of the COVID-19 pandemic. She interviews Ecoee Rooney, the president of the Louisiana State Nurses Association.