ACCESS Nursing News and Blog

No Studying Necessary for this “Final Exam!” High School and College Seniors Gear Up for COVID Testing to Attend Proms and Graduations

Graduations and Proms throughout the U.S. were cancelled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A year later, in many parts of the country, the class of 2021 will be able to celebrate these milestones in person, but with strict adherence to all Department of Health guidelines.

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Topics: Blog, COVID-19

What’s Happening with COVID Testing and the COVID-19 Vaccine?

While you wait for your turn to get the COVID-19 vaccine, it’s a good idea to become educated about best ways to stay healthy, testing and the different types of vaccines. With New York and other states facing major vaccine shortages, getting tested is still a highly effective way to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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Topics: Blog, COVID-19

Urgent Call to Arms for Nurses: ACCESS Nursing COVID Care Force is Gearing Up for “New Phase in the War Against COVID”

The ACCESS Nursing Services  COVID Care Force, led by ACCESS Nursing CEO Louise Weadock, is revving up again! Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo revealed this week that New York is entering a “new phase in the war against COVID” in The New York Times story, Cuomo Fears ‘Nightmare of Overwhelmed Hospitals’ as Virus Cases Spike.  With the goal of preventing hospitals from becoming overwhelmed like they did in March during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cuomo unveiled a series of emergency measures as the daily positivity rate continues to rise throughout the New York and Tristate region.

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Topics: News, COVID-19

Thousands of U.S. Nurses Join ACCESS Nursing COVID-19 Care Force to Fill Void in Testing, Hospitals and Home Care

ACCESS Nursing COVID-19 Care Force Nationwide Recruitment of RNs and PAs to Provide Care at the “Front Lines” for COVID Patients and to Save Lives   

Demand for Home Care Increases as Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces “Dramatic Trend-Line in People Being Discharged from Hospitals to Continue  Recovery at Home 

MARCH 30, 2020, NY – A team of 2,500 RNs and PAs from all across the U.S have been deployed throughout New York City, Westchester County and New Jersey to staff COVID-19 testing sites, hospital ICUs, nursing homes and to provide home nursing care for the rapidly growing number of COVID-19 patients now being released from hospitals to continue their recovery at home.  The COVID Care Force (ACCESS COVID Care Force) continues to become the “Call to Arms” movement of nurses recruited, organized and led by ACCESS Nursing Services to join the front-line fight to save lives and fight the volatile COVID-19 virus that has already inundated the healthcare system in the NY/NJ Metro area.   

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Topics: COVID-19

Nurses on the Frontlines of COVID-19

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Topics: COVID-19, Newsletter