After years of underfunding, we applaud Governor Murphy and Treasurer Muoio for taking strides to invest in NJ's public health infrastructure. Our state can no longer afford to neglect infectious disease prevention programs.
HPAE healthcare workers applaud Governor Murphy's insistence that frontline caregivers need to be at the front of the vaccine line, so they can continue to safely provide care for COVID-19 patients.
The vision the governor laid out today in his state-of-the-state address is a continuation of his steadfast leadership of New Jersey in a time of global pandemic that has hit New Jersey particularly hard.
We are pleased to hear that the New Jersey Hospital Association has finally agreed to collect data on the number of healthcare workers who have contracted COVID.
HPAE’s 14,000 members are grateful to our legislators for passing a law mandating that hospitals track and report data regarding coronavirus infection among hospital workers to the Department of Health.
Healthcare workers have faced greater risks and rates of exposure throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We are grateful that an HPAE nurse, working in the Emergency Room at University Hospital, was the first to be vaccinated in New Jersey.
I am here today to speak to A.4129 sponsored by Assemblyman Spearman which will track data on healthcare workers who are exposed, fallen ill and have died due to COVID-19. While we are not pleased with the amendments to the
New deal as Quest, the giant laboratory services corporation, takes over those functions at all Hackensack Meridian Health hospitals in January 2021.
Healthcare workers and allies joined HPAE President Debbie White, RN, at a news conference on Monday to call on the state of New Jersey to report the number of COVID positive healthcare workers in hospitals and to hold the industry
A second COVID-19 surge is now upon us here in New Jersey. It feels as if we are on a railroad track watching a speeding train hurtling toward us, knowing it will eventually hit us. Cases are trending up so