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The Concerns Of Missouri Nurses Go Beyond Having Enough Personal Protective Equipment

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A health care worker wearing a face mask and head covering sits on a bench in a white room with his head down and fingers interlocked.
Jonathan Borba
The Missouri Nurses Association is worried about the long-term mental health impact that the coronavirus will have on health care employees.

The state director of the Missouri Nurses Association is concerned about lasting mental health effects the coronavirus pandemic will have on nurses.

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