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COVID-19 Impacts on Health Care Workers and PA as a Trauma-Informed State

If you missed our April meeting, click the above link (the event title) to catch the recording here. Attendees learned about supporting health care and non-health care employees from Bill Belmonte MBA RN CEN NEA-BC Emergency Department Nurse Manager at Paoli Hospital/Main Line Health, Chester County’s only trauma center and Karen Flaherty-Oxler, MSN, RN Medical Center Director Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center. Dan Jurman, PA’s Executive Director of Advocacy and Reform, detailed what to expect PA goes through the process of becoming a “Trauma Informed State.” This effort matters to all employers and their communities. The prevalence of behavioral health challenges presented by PA workers and their family members (all ages and demographics) in ERs across the Commonwealth—faced with not enough beds and/or skilled staff—this PA program focused awareness on those issues with targeted potential remedies.

COVID Vaccine Know the Facts

Flo Byarms, Manager of Community Health and Equity, Paoli Hospital/Main Line Health and HCC’s Behavioral Action Team Champion, provided this quick and valuable fact sheet – COVID Vaccine Know the Facts. For this printable page and other COVID information and education resources, visit our COVID-19 Resources page.

Nancy Haughton, CCIU

CCIU Practical Nursing Program Director Nancy Haughton receives her 2nd Moderna vaccine at the Chester County Health Department on Westtown Road in February.
“Let’s move Covid OUT and get as many vaccinated as possible to stop the pandemic!”

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This dynamic consortium represents multiple healthcare sectors in Chester County and the region. Focused on challenges that face other industry partnerships such as workforce and transportation. We also target behavioral health access in terms of resources and remedies. It is through collaboration on educational opportunities with the best and the brightest in the region’s health care industry that we can impact change and improve the health of our communities.
Michael Long: Cerner, CCEDC Board Member, with Cerner PR
HCC encourages vital collaboration across our region by coordinating committees to address industry wide issues and partnerships for several projects, as well as identifying high-demand career development opportunities.
Dr. Jane Tang, PhD, RN, NE-BC, Chair and Professor & Pamela Hudson, DM, RN Assistant professor and MSN Program Director

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Health Care Connect is an initiative of the Chester County Economic Development Council and is funded in part by the private sector with grant funding, received from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry through the Chester County Workforce Development Board.