Northwest Regional Primary Care Association is a member organization that strengthens community and migrant health centers by leveraging regional ..
power and resources on their behalf. These are trying times for healthcare workers--physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, behavioral health, substance use disorder professionals, administrators, leadership and others. This also includes support staff such as receptionists, records, and billing staff. The unique pressures of working during a pandemic are unprecedented. Workers are dealing with personal risk, limited resources, and the challenges of functioning outside of best practices and protocols. Those workers who are furloughed are also feeling financial, personal, and mental stress. Whether furloughed or working, staff members are often experiencing fear, anxiety, fatigue, sleep problems, and overwhelming frustration.