Nancy Matthews has worked Headwaters Health Care Centre in Orangeville for the past 25 years, most of which as a housekeeper. As the COVID-19 numbers continue to rise and the number of hospital outbreaks continues to grow, Nancy reflects on the harsh memories from the early days of the pandemic.
I’m writing to urge you to act more boldly in the face of the growing risks Ontario’s hospital workers are facing on the frontlines of a dangerous, global pandemic. Simply put, this is no time for complacency. Case loads are on the rise. Hospitals are filling up. Our system requires urgent attention, now.