Kansas City Nurses Contend: COVID Doesn't 'FEEL' Over Yet

Front line workers cope with the aftermath and damage to the system after emergency orders are withdrawn.

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The pandemic feels over to everyone, but it doesnt necessarily feel over to us yet, nurse Kristin Sollars said, We can say the emergency part is over, but we are still recovering and that will take us awhile. Thats okay.

As the feeling of urgency ends, theres a new focus for nursing leaders like Susie Krug.

It gives a sense of closure to the true emergency elements, said Krug, St. Lukes Chief Nurse Executive, It also pivots a bit to that recovery of some of the things we encountered.

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Nurses reflect on COVID-19: 'Doesn't feel over to us yet'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Thursday marks the official end of COVID-19 as a global health emergency. The World Health Organization made this determination last week. "It gives a sense of closure to the true emergency elements," St. Luke's Chief Nurse Executive Susie Krug said.