Virtual job fairs to help ease health care staffing shortages

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WATERTOWN — In hopes of easing the pressures of health care staffing shortages that New York has been experiencing since before the COVID-19 pandemic, the Iroquois Healthcare Association will be offering virtual job fairs for different regions, including the north country.

The “Take A Look” job fairs consist of five online events focusing on different regions of Upstate New York. The first event will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. Tuesday for the north country region. A full event schedule and instructions for how job seekers should register can be found at

“Hospitals in Upstate New York are in desperate need of both clinical and non-clinical workers. In order to continue battling this ongoing pandemic, something has to be done,” IHA President and CEO Gary J. Fitzgerald said in a statement. “IHA hopes to give some relief to our member hospitals with these virtual job fairs, from a safe distance.”

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