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School nurses feel the pressure of staffing shortages, pandemic

A girl passes a "Welcome Back to School" sign as she arrives for the first day of class an elementary school in New York on Sept. 13, 2021. (Mark Lennihan/AP/File)
A girl passes a "Welcome Back to School" sign as she arrives for the first day of class an elementary school in New York on Sept. 13, 2021. (Mark Lennihan/AP/File)

There has been a shortage of school nurses for years. And with COVID-19, this school year has been especially hard.

Host Jane Clayson speaks with Susan Morgan, a school nurse in Emmett, Idaho.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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