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Q: Hospital directing family member with Asthma to treat COVID patients.

RN nurse has asthma and their usual job is in a orthopedic surgical facility. The facility has been shuddered temporarily and all nurses are reassigned to the main hospital to be placed in care of COVID-19 patients. Hospital has refused to place in a position away from contact with the patients.... Read more »

Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer
answered on Apr 1, 2020

The nurse could submit a request for an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, requesting that she be placed in a role allowing her to work without coming into contact with the patients. The request should be accompanied by a doctor's note explaining her condition and... Read more »

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