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In-home health care workers caring for elderly without PPE

Cover picture for the articlePORTLAND, Ore - In-home health care workers say they are working without protection. Carla Hodges says she is paid by the state to care for clients through the Department of Aging and Disability. Ever since the Coronavirus outbreak began, she has contiued to care for her clients by getting their groceries, medications and caring for them inside their homes. Hodges says she and her co-workers have asked for protective gear, but were told by their superiors that none is available for them.

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