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Essential Yet Invisible: Oregon Homecare Workers and COVID-19

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March 10, 2021

This report captures the experiences and perspectives of home care workers in Oregon during the coronavirus pandemic. To view the original source, click here.

Key Takeaways

Homecare workers were overlooked in many ways during the coronavirus pandemic and were put at heightened risk during the course of their daily work.
Home care workers remained dedicated to their jobs and their home care clients despite the risks of the pandemic.
Home care workers receive inadequate recognition, support, and respect for the work that they do. This was especially apparent during the coronavirus pandemic.

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