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Ohio Nurses Advocate For Additional Supplies To Prevent Spread Of COVID-19

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Deborah Arms, president of the Ohio Nursing Association.

Cincinnati Edition speaks with the president of the Ohio Nurses Association, Deborah L. Arms, Ph.D., RN about the spread of COVID-19 and concerns about a limited supply of personal protective gear like masks, face shields and gowns that help keep nurses and their patients safe.

They would also like to see better planning so Ohio nurses can have paid time off should they become ill caring for patients.

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