Healthcare workers say omicron is a major stress on hospitals, staff

An ICU nurse helps a COVID-19 patient speak to their family through an iPad.
An ICU nurse helps a COVID-19 patient speak to their family through an iPad.
An ICU nurse helps a COVID-19 patient speak to their family through an iPad.
An ICU nurse helps a COVID-19 patient speak to their family through an iPad.

Healthcare workers say omicron is a major stress on hospitals, staff

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Hospitalizations from COVID-19 are at an all-time high in Illinois due to the spike in omicron cases, and as a result, doctors, nurses and staff are under tremendous pressure.

Reset talks with two frontline healthcare workers about their experiences.

GUESTS: Dr. Ernie Wang, chief of emergency medicine at NorthShore University HealthSystem

Kristen Perez, nurse at UIC