With the Delta variant continuing to increase the number of COVID-19 diagnoses and hospitalizations across the U.S., many states and cities are returning to the mask mandates that proved so controversial—and rage-inducing—earlier in the pandemic. While the problem hasn’t made headlines here yet, a report released by the British Medical Association reveals that physicians in Northern Ireland have been seeing increasing incidence of aggression from patients who refuse to wear masks during appointments. Regardless of whether it’s COVID-19-related or note, patients have been known to get aggressive with providers in this country, as well. JUCM published an article that could be helpful in preparing you and your team to handle such situations. You can read Dealing with Angry Urgent Care Patients in our archive right now.
‘Anti-Maskers’ May Be Getting Aggressive with You or Your Staff. Are You Prepared?