The pandemic spike puts hospitals in a precarious position as some medical workers face layoffs whilst those dealing with COVID-19 are having trouble maintaining their ranks.
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The increase in hospitalizations is putting a strain on staffing at hospitals on both sides of the state line. KMBC 9 talked to the Kansas Hospital Association and doctors at hospitals in the metro about what they're seeing and how they plan to address staffing concerns.