By Bob Katzen
“The COVID-19 public health emergency has put a tremendous demand, as you know, on our health care system, and access to health care workers,” said Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders. She noted workers in the respiratory therapy and public health nursing fields are a big problem.
The state has launched a portal to be coordinated by the Massachusetts Medical Society for volunteers with professional health backgrounds to sign up and be matched where their expertise can be used. Potential volunteers can sign up at maresponds.org