September 23, 2023
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Region’s hospitals and clinics deal with staffing issues amid pandemic, tight job market


Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara. (Brooke Holland photo) Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses were hailed as heroes for their bravery and work on the front lines. But the pandemic has also elevated workforce challenges for nurses in the United States and the tri-county region, with staffing shortages driven by factors including nurses retiring and changing…


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