COVID-19. In need of caregivers, Mulhouse Hospital launched the white plan

the group hospital from area Mulhouse and Sud-Alsace (GHRMSA), which includes ten institutions in Out Rain, announced this Tuesday, September 21 that it has launched the white plan due to a lack of caregivers, at this institution where nearly 170 non-vaccinated employees have been laid off.

“Critical condition” in Mulhouse Hospital

The hospital group explained in a press release that it faced this “A critical situation characterized by continuing health crisis management, the need for additional human resources, and the reduced number of beds associated with significant absenteeism from work.”

Already affected by a deficiency “recurring” Of the employees, the group said it has suspended 169 unvaccinated employees, including many caregivers, out of nearly 6,000 employees.

A total of 41 patients with Covid-19 remain hospitalized in GHRMSA institutions, including 15 in intensive care.

Enhancements and Deprogramming

The white plan allows for non-urgent operations to be deprogrammed and staff reinforcements to be requested.

“The launch of this exceptional system aims to ensure the best possible continuity of care”Hospital stressed.

Few Vaccines in Haut-Rhin

Haut-Rhin is the only department in the Grand Est with an infection rate of 100 cases per 100,000 residents, according to regional health agency data. This rate rises to 143.1 for the agglomeration community in Mulhouse.

In addition, in this department, although it was severely affected by the first wave of Covid-19 in March 2020, only 66% of the population was fully vaccinated, figures much lower than in neighboring departments.

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