COVID-19: The Importance of Staying Informed

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COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that is currently marching around the globe, is having a massive effect on people, industries, events and economies. For nurses and other medical providers working on the front lines, knowledge is certainly power.

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COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that is currently marching around the globe, is having a massive effect on people, industries, events and economies. Although mixed messages and conspiracy theories are throwing a wrench in the works of the public health response, there is plenty of evidence-based information available for both laypeople and healthcare professionals so to stay well-informed.

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Keith Carlson
Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, NC-BC, is a holistic career coach for nurses, award-winning nurse blogger, writer, podcaster, speaker, author, and popular career columnist. With two decades of nursing experience, Keith deeply understands the issues faced by 21st-century nurses. Keith’s two podcasts, RNFM Radio and The Nurse Keith Show, offer inspiration and practical support to nurses seeking to create meaningful, satisfying lives and careers. Keith’s message of savvy career management and professional satisfaction reaches tens of thousands of nurses worldwide. Keith can be found on many social media platforms---including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Instagram - as well as at and Digital Doorway.
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Andrew Johns
30 Mar 2020
reinforces the need to be aware and ready
Zoe bannam
04 Apr 2020
Bit short and sweet. But good to have links to reputable media coverage/ statistics
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Helena Adams
01 Apr 2020
Very relevant
Janelle Hearne
05 Apr 2020
Short and succinct but informative and relevant.
Robyn Harris
25 Mar 2020
Kristoffer Pineda
26 Mar 2020
Good quick information with good useful links
Leanne pearce
04 Apr 2020
This is easy to read & gives concise information without any scare tactics which a lot of other readings out there are giving especially the media
29 Mar 2020
Good and necessary information valuable for these difficult times.
Tania Wilcock
11 Jul 2021
Good source of information.
sian greening
03 Feb 2022
A reminder for nurses to maintain correct information about COVID-19.
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