A hospital in Salem, Oregon, on Saturday said it hired a nurse on administrative leave after posting a ticket in which she suggested she was stripped of basic COVID-19 prevention guidelines such as wearing masks and social disturbances was.
TikTok by user @ Loveiskind05, which has since been removed, shows the woman wearing a scrub and stethoscope with the caption, “When my co-workers find out I still travel, don’t mask out when I’m out Wear it and let me go. Children have play dates. “
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The flight takes off in view of the guidelines of Caption for the Disease Control and Prevention, which advocates reducing travel when social disturbances are difficult, wearing masks around other people and with people outside their homes Avoiding being united.
A couple of videos by another TikTok user criticizing the nurse remain online.
Many identified the nurse as an employee of Salem Health and left critical Facebook comments alerting her to the teaktalk, with the hospital announcing on Saturday that she had been “placed on administrative investigation.”
In a statement on Facebook, Salem Health did not identify the nurse nor provide details about Ticktock, but confirmed that one of her nurses had posted a video on social media in which she masks outside work There was “indifference” to wear and social balance.
The hospital also thanked community members for bringing the video to their attention.
Several comments on Salem Health’s Facebook page stated that it was scandalous for a nurse not to take basic COVID-19 precautions.
One person commented “Who would ever go to a hospital where their nurses don’t understand basic public health protocols.” “How can you be a medical facility if your employee doesn’t ‘believe’ in science. Wonder how dirty this place is.”
Many fired the nurse for putting patients at risk.
Another person commented that not wearing a mask to a nurse was “incredibly irresponsible”.
“You need to evaluate your employees and make sure that they are the best possible candidates for the positions you offer,” the comment said.
The US recorded 4 million coronavirus cases in November alone, as the country has a “third wave” of epidemics that public health experts said is likely to worsen after an increase in vacation travel. More than 265,000 people have died of coronovirus in the US so far.
In its statement, the hospital said the nurse had displayed “Cavaliers disregard for the severity of this epidemic” and assured the community that she did not speak for Salem Health.
“We also want to assure you that this careless statement does not reflect the state of Salem health or the hardworking and dedicated carers who work here,” the hospital said. “The COVID epidemic is serious and requires a serious response. And we at Salem Health are very serious about our approach to COIDID.”
The nurse and Salem Health did not respond to requests for comment.