NJ Spotlight News

Public health workers feel ‘helplessness and burnout’

Clip: 10/04/2021 | 4m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

New Jersey public health officials say angry political pushback together with back-breaking workloads at low pay have created toxic conditions for staffers during the pandemic. One public health official notes, “When you feel that there’s a certain part of the public that just doesn’t support your mission — which is trying to keep people healthy — I think that’s tough on morale.”

Aired: 10/04/21

Rating: NR

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