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Essential Workers Remain Concerned about Workplace Safety.

Essential Workers are at some of the highest risks of contracting COVID-19. Safety in the workplace is important because some essential workers have contracted COVID-19 at work. These workers expressed their fears and concerns about workplace safety during the pandemic.

Here are 3 stories about essential workers and their individual concerns regarding workplace safety! Nina (an employee at a suburban bank), Raven (patient screener at a hospital), and Gloria (a home health aide and uber driver).

Employers have a massive task of making the workplace safe and productive for essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is difficult to consider the benefits of a vaccine when essential workers are stressed out, mentally exhausted, and uninformed.

Theresa Horton is a freelance writer for the Chicago Defender.


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