Vidant Health Announces Furloughs, Pay Cuts Due To COVID-19

Vidant Health Announces Furloughs, Pay Cuts Due To COVID-19
April 23, 2020
WUNC North Carolina Public Radio

Summary: In addition to the human toll and the strain the coronavirus pandemic is causing in our health care system, there are other problems coming to light. North Carolina Public Radio reports that Vidant Health is having significant financial stress that is being intensified by coronavirus. Vidant has had to furlough employees, cut salaries, and lower employee benefits all at a time when North Carolina’s need for health care workers couldn’t be more urgent.