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

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Emma Lee
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WHYY
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)