Thousands of people in New York have been infected with the coronavirus, and medical workers on the frontlines are sacrificing their own health to help patients and save lives. However, according to Anthony Ciampa, Vice President of the New York State Nurses Association, says supplies are running low, and there’s a shortage of workers.

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“We are not getting tested. We are told, even with a known exposure, that we are to continue to come to work, and if we develop symptoms, then put on a mask and report it,” Ciampa tells Dr. Phil on Monday’s episode. “We are looking to the government to be laser-focused on the epicenters and send any and every resource available to us today. We have to be ahead of the virus, and currently, we’re behind the virus.”

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Hear more from Ciampa in the video above. And he shares information regarding young people contracting the coronavirus.
On Monday, Dr. Phil delves into how the coronavirus is impacting all aspects of the medical community. Hear from a doctor in the trenches of the ICU, and a nurse in the labor and delivery ward. Check here to see where you can watch.