63 students and staff at Bay City Western Middle School and 20 students and staff member at Auburn Elementary are currently under quarantine. The large number led Bigelow to switch to remote learning at both schools for the time being.
The nurses say the ongoing contract battle boils down to patients vs. profits.
They say the hospital simply doesn’t have enough nurses and ancillary staff, so nurses are doing a lot more than what’s required of them. That in turn is putting patient health and safety at risk.