Earlier this week, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced what his office described as "a major initiative to surge California‘s health care workforce" as the state deals with the novel coronavirus.
The state is seeking additional health care staff to assist with the projected surge in coronavirus patients, with Newsom asking health professionals to register at HealthCorps.ca.gov. The effort includes working with health professionals who may have retired in the last five years or are currently working to get licensed or relicensed. The shift in licensing requirements is currently set to last through June 30.
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