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Every second matters during an emergency, says April Heinze, 911 operational director for the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), and not having enough people to answer calls means those seconds waiting add up quickly.
By Gabrielle Hays
For two years, the pandemic has hammered schools and accentuated the staffing shortages they are facing. It’s led to enormous problems with teacher morale, burnout, school closures and learning losses. But some states are using the National Guard to fill…
By Amna Nawaz, Karina Cuevas
Pharmacists and pharmacy workers get far less attention than other health care workers, but the stress and pressure has been intense. Staffing shortages and working conditions have been a problem throughout the pandemic, and major pharmacy chains and independent stores…
By Maea Lenei Buhre, Jonah Anderson
Principals, superintendents and counselors are filling in as substitutes in classrooms around the United States as the surge in coronavirus infections further strains schools already struggling with staffing shortages.
By Michael Melia, Associated Press
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