Disaster Zone podcast: “Shortage of health workers”

Labor shortages are seemingly everywhere these days. Short term cooks, service staff and lifeguards to name a few I have seen recently.

A continuing staff shortage that is getting worse and will impact all of us is the subject of the latest Disaster area podcast, “Healthcare Worker Shortage”.

Like most problems these days, there are no simple answers to a multifaceted problem.


See the podcast description below as well as the link to a Disaster area blog post that examines what Governors do.

“One of the things the COVID pandemic has highlighted is the growing shortage of healthcare workers. This is especially true in rural areas of the United States. Erin J. McLaughlin Employment Lawyer Discusses causes and impacts of this labor shortage and what is being done to address it See a previous Disaster Zone blog post directly related to this topic about an initiative of the National Governor’s Association (NGA) to work in concert with each other, Health Worker Shortage.

Eric Holdman

Eric Holdeman is a contributing editor to Emergency Management magazine and is the former director of the King County, Washington, Office of Emergency Management.

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