Why is Georgia facing one of the worst nurse shortages in the country?
- Georgia has one of the worst nursing shortages in the country and it’s projected to worsen by 2030.
- The nurse shortage has been more sharply felt because of the COVID-19 pandemic but the problem has been mounting for years.
- The pandemic has also fueled a historic increase of travel nurses.
- Experts and nurse advocates say the state can improve incentives for nurses to remain in-state long-term
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