Hospice and Palliative Care APRN
Through vaccination, there is the opportunity to lessen and even prevent the pain, suffering, and anguish of patients and families, as well as the depletion of morale and resiliency of health care staff and direct care providers.
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Keith J. Loud
Physician-in-Chief, Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD)
Vaccinations are the single biggest cause of improvement in child health in the United States over the past century. High vaccination rates have been achieved, in part, by school entry requirements, which help keep all of us safe by decreasing circulation of harmful viruses. Employer requirements similarly keep employees and all of us safer and healthier.
Registered Nurse with 35 years of critical care experience
The unvaccinated with COVID need ICU beds for longer periods of time – sometimes up to 3 weeks. These patients require longer term ICU nurse support, which means those nurses aren’t available to take care of other patients.