Governor Evers Expands Program to Address Nursing Home Staff Shortages

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers on Thursday announced a plan to address the critical staffing needs of nursing homes throughout the state.

Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) will expand an existing program that allows employers to recruit new Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs).

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Wisconsin National Guard Troops Graduate CNA Program, Three Months After Coronavirus Peak

The latest class of National Guardsmen trained to be nursing assistants in Wisconsin has graduated. But just how much work they will do remains to be seen.

Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday said 154 soldiers have now completed their Certified Nursing Assistant training.

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Dozens of Wisconsin National Guard Members Complete Training, Deploy to Medical Facilities

Approximately 70 members of the Wisconsin National Guard have completed their two-week certified nursing assistant (CNA) training and will be deployed to hospitals in the state.

According to a release from Governor Tony Evers, the individuals conducted their training at Madison College.

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