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Delaware county Medical Reserves Corps Steps In to Ease Healthcare Worker Shortage

Emma Lee
Volunteers from the Delaware County Medical Reserve Corps stand outside the Crozer Emergency Room, where they are needed to help the hospital cope with a flood of COVID-19 patients. They are (from left) Ken Barton, Marlynn Orlando, Georg Strey, Nancy Niemiec, and Dennis Daye.

Hospitals in Delaware County have been overwhelmed by severe staff shortages, on top of a record number of COVID-19 patients. One volunteer group is stepping up to help make health care workers' jobs easier. WHYY's Robby Brod has more.

(Original air-date: 1/20/22)