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Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) reveals 150 public healthcare workers in isolation every day

Merryn Porter
By Merryn Porter
Updated January 20 2022 - 9:40am, first published 1:12am
Under pressure: Wollongong Hospital staff on their way into the building today. ISLHD has revealed about 150 of its staff are unable to work on any given day due to COVID-19 isolation requirements. Picture: Robert Peet

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) has revealed about 150 of its healthcare workers are in isolation "on any given day" after being exposed to COVID-19, placing added pressure on an already exhausted workforce.

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Merryn Porter

Merryn Porter

Journalist

Journalist with more than 25 years' experience in print and digital media who has covered most news rounds, including health, education, politics (local, state and federal), police and courts, with a special interest in women's and family matters. Highly-skilled interviewer and storyteller.

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