Nurses, doctors, and frontline workers are walking out at private sector hospitals and medical facilities in record numbers, and the staffing shortages have prompted National Guard deployments nationwide (no one seems to be concerned about a resulting lack of National Guardsmen.) In this arrangement, anyone who quits will be replaced by someone who risks prison for refusing to deploy.
One of Biden’s earliest actions in his capacity as ‘President’ was to sign a Memorandum directing FEMA to fully reimburse Governors’ National Guard COVID-19 deployments. By mid-2020, all 50 states had mobilized some portion of their Air and Army National Guard for that purpose.
Free National Guard labor for corporations is not the only bailout the Federal government provides in this situation—not even close. FEMA uses your money to deploy free pandemic response help and is currently accepting requests for staffing on their website. The agency also provides a list of many other ways medical executives can get business expenses paid by chattel. They can try the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Veteran’s Affairs (VA), or the Department of Labor (DOL). It’s not just cash either; hospitals can get free PPE and medicine. I heard the government is really good at finding bargains, though.
Not to be outdone, CDC has 583 COVID-19 Response Staff deployed RIGHT NOW. They are diligently “strengthening the public health workforce” by “enhancing frontline public health capacity” to “intensify the coordinated response to COVID-19” so “hospitals can have another bailout.”…