Updated: April 03, 2020 06:16 PM
Created: April 03, 2020 02:46 PM
Hudson Headwaters Health Network, which has 19 primary care centers in the North Country, has furloughed 85 employees.
The company announced Friday afternoon that it will pay the premium cost of health, dental, and life insurance for all furloughed staff, which Hudson Headwaters describes as mostly non-clinical.
The network's CEO says because people are staying home to observe social distancing, daily patient volume is down by more than 50-percent and the furloughs are necessary to keep all the centers open.
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