‘Their tank is empty’: Local public health officials combat staff burnout, low pay, harassment

Health leaders urge members of Congress to establish national reporting system for incidents of violence, harassment against health workers

By: - September 29, 2021 4:34 pm
A health care worker helps a patient at Saint Al's

A health care worker stands at the bedside of a patient in Saint Alphonsus Medical Center’s ICU on Sept. 9 in Boise. (Courtesy of Saint Alphonsus Medical Center)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes the Idaho Capital Sun. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.