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Nurse fired over video inside hospital 1 year ago still helps fight the pandemicNurse fired after sharing video from inside DMC Sinai Grace Hospital still helping fight COVID pandemicDETROIT – It was almost exactly a year ago when a wave of COVID patients was starting to overwhelm hospitals. A Metro Detroit nurse took a video inside Sinai Grace Hospital and spoke about the need for more supplies. She said she has found new ways to help in the fight against COVID-19. WATCH Local 4 News at 11Detroit weather: Wintry mix of sleet, freezing rain and snow moves in Monday eveningSpring hasn’t sprung just yet. Ad4 Fast FactsBe InformedNessel declines GOP request to probe Michigan COVID nursing home deathsMichigan Attorney General Dana Nessel on Monday declined Republicans’ request to investigate whether nursing home orders issued by Gov.
Nurse fired after sharing video from inside DMC Sinai Grace Hospital still helping fight COVID pandemic
DETROIT – It was almost exactly a year ago when a wave of COVID patients was starting to overwhelm hospitals. A Metro Detroit nurse took a video inside Sinai Grace Hospital and spoke about the need for more supplies. The hospital said that the cellphone video violated hospital policy and Barkai was fired. Detroit and Sinai Grace got hit by a wave of COVID-19 patients to the point the hospital was running out of space for those who were dying. Barkai is still involved in litigation with the company that owns Sinai Grace.
Whistleblowing nurse fired after complaining of inhumane conditions at Detroit's Sinai-Grace amid coronavirus outbreak
So many coronavirus patients are dying at Sinai-Grace Hospital that health care workers have run out of body bags and space at the morgue. And without enough rooms, critically ill people on oxygen tanks are being placed in hallways.Thats how nurses described the conditions at the Detroit hospital. Just knowing Im not there during this is heartbreaking.Sinai-Grace told Barkai that she was fired for posting a brief, benign video on social media that showed her gearing up with personal protective equipment. At times, nurses have been required to take care of 12 patients at a time, they said. More than 3,600 coronavirus patients have been hospitalized, and nearly 1,400 are on ventilators, state health officials said.metrotimes.com