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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among nonphysician healthcare personnel by work location at a tertiary-care center, Iowa, 2020–2021

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 June 2022

Takaaki Kobayashi*
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
John Heinemann
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Alexandra Trannel
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Alexandre R. Marra
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States Instituto Israelita de Ensino e Pesquisa Albert Einstein, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo, Brazil
Mohammed Alsuhaibani
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
William Etienne
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Lorinda L. Sheeler
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Oluchi Abosi
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Stephanie Holley
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Mary Beth Kukla
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Angelique Dains
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Kyle E. Jenn
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Holly Meacham
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Beth Hanna
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Bradley Ford
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Karen Brust
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Melanie Wellington
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Patrick G. Hartley
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Daniel J. Diekema
Affiliation:
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Jorge L. Salinas
Affiliation:
Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States
*
Author for correspondence: Takaaki Kobayashi, E-mail: Takaaki-kobayashi@uiowa.edu

Abstract

We describe COVID-19 cases among nonphysician healthcare personnel (HCP) by work location. The proportion of HCP with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was highest in the emergency department and lowest among those working remotely. COVID-19 and non–COVID-19 units had similar proportions of HCP with COVID-19 (13%). Cases decreased across all work locations following COVID-19 vaccination.

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© The Author(s), 2022. Published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

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