900 out of 7,000 Ochsner Health nurses got COVID-19

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NEW ORLEANS, La. (WDSU) — Ochsner Health released new data Monday which showed that of its 7,000 nurses in their system, only 900 contracted COVID-19.

Chief Nursing Officer Tracey Moffatt said that systemwide, Ochsner Health has just over 7,000 nurses.

Of those, about 900 have had COVID-19 at some point, though it’s unclear how many infections were contracted in the community.

A new report highlighted Ochsner for having no COVID-19 deaths among its nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moffat credits the health system’s safety protocols as well as promoting nurse’s wellbeing.

Read the full report here.

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