MADISON, Wis. (WAOW) — Nurse Disrupted announced the launch of an emergency effort to recruit nurses in the fight against COVID-19.
“We need nurses now more than ever. This pandemic isn’t going away soon, but through our programs we can fight against the spread,” said Bre Loughlin, a registered nurse and founder of Nurse Disrupted. “Why nurses? We are trained to help mitigate fear and dispel misinformation, and that’s exactly what we do at Nurse Disrupted so organizations, companies, and academic institutions can come back together safely.”
Nurse Disrupted is a start-up company based in Madison that provides virtual health screenings to help stop the spread of COVID-19. They are working to develop a larger network of nurses, including those who want to volunteer in the pandemic.
The company has developed two programs: Virtual Volunteers and Safer Spaces.
Virtual Volunteers is seeking volunteer nurses to provide virtual COVID-19 screenings to those at homeless shelters.Safer Spaces offers academic institutions and companies a solution for response planning, and is seeking employment of nurses to provide virtual care thousands of employees and students.
“As nurses we are on the front lines of combating COVID-19, preventing the spread, and helping bring organizations and companies safely back together. We need nurses who will join with us in this fight, and provide necessary virtual care to thousands of employees, students and those living in homeless shelters,” said Loughlin.