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Anonymous Nurse: I retired from nursing 10 years ago, and have an inactive license. However, with the COVID vaccine coming out soon, I would like to help administer the vaccine. Do I need to get my license renewed? Or are there some updates I need to do? Nurse Jesse: Under… Read more
November 30, 2020 Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP President and CEO Prime Healthcare Services 3480 East Guasti Road Ontario, CA 91761 Dear Dr. Reddy: In 2016, when Prime Healthcare acquired East Liverpool City Hospital (ELCH) in Ohio, you told the media that it would be “our privilege… Read more
Anonymous Nurse: I am an RN and retiring at the end of this year. I’m not sure if I want to keep my license up and have always completed my contact hours to renew my license every 2 years, but have not done any for the 2021 year. Is it… Read more
The following statement is attributable to Bob Cousins, Deputy Executive Office of Labor Relations, Ohio Nurses Association: “This morning at 6:59am was the culmination of our nurses’ three-day Unfair Labor Practice Strike, where nurses stood in front of East Liverpool City Hospital day and night advocating for a better hospital… Read more