Opinion: Even during the surge, hospitals must ensure immigrant patients have family support
- January 25, 2022
- Vanessa Delgado, sociology, California Health Report, Jan. 25, 2022
Vanessa Delgado, sociology graduate student, writes: The Omicron variant has fueled a dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases across the country. Southern California has experienced significant increases in hospitalizations. The high number of COVID-19 cases may prompt hospitals and clinics to reinforce visitor restrictions to control the spread. These restrictions can inadvertently compromise the quality of care of all patients—but pose unique challenges for Latinx immigrants and their families.
For the full story, please visit https://www.calhealthreport.org/2022/01/25/opinion-even-during-the-surge-hospitals-must-ensure-immigrant-patients-have-family-support/.
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