Nurse suspended just after expressing she would not use a mask, nonetheless travels in TikTok video

An Oregon nurse is on administrative depart after she manufactured a questionable TikTok video.

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Salem Wellbeing declared an oncology nurse recognized as Ashley Grames stated in the now-deleted movie that she does not use a mask outdoors of work, however travels, and permits her young children to have playdates. On Saturday the Salem, Oregon healthcare facility introduced a assertion for every BuzzFeed expressing,

“Yesterday, a nurse used with Salem Well being posted a online video on social media which exhibited cavalier disregard for the seriousness of this pandemic and her indifference towards bodily distancing and masking outside of get the job done,” penned to the hospital’s Fb.  “This movie has prompted an outcry from involved group members. We want to thank people of you who brought this to our awareness and assure you that we are having this quite significantly. This person does not converse for Salem Wellbeing and has positioned on administrative leave pending an investigation.”

The video clip posted less than the identify @Loveiskind05 has because been deleted and attributes Grames in scrubs reciting a line from the Grinch movie when the villain identifies himself to the character, Cindy Lou Who.


To every their individual, but why would you brag about it to other individuals? 🤦🏻‍♀️ I guess we could request Loveiskind05 #nurse #covid #well being #pandemic #fyp #foryou

♬ primary audio – Amanda Butcher

As coronavirus cases go on to increase in the region, social media end users flooded the hospital’s web site with regarding messages and some say administrative leave is not plenty of. 

“So will she be eliminated from her position for endangering the life of immunocompromised folks, or no?” stated Fb user, Cemi Jo Smith. “This assertion is great and all but it provides zero responses. And the folks associated in this aren’t just heading to fail to remember and allow this go. Any action other than firing her exhibits that you really don’t care about your sufferers or your remaining and I’m sure capable, team.”

As of Saturday, Oregon has a document-significant range of Covid-19 conditions, for each Statesman Journal. The Oregon Well being Authority stated there are 1,669 new cases and 72,506 total.

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But regardless of the increase in situations one particular Facebook person who commented beneath the hospital’s statement states some are treating the incident as a witch hunt.

“Sara Thomson, All right we get it, just about each and every comment has the report hyperlink! Chill out man! Halt with the witch hunt. Enough persons have submitted a report already,” wrote the user. “I do want this woman to be investigated and kinda want to know the result way too but we seriously do not need to have to go into overkill listed here. Really do not get me incorrect, I perform with COVID favourable people as well so I get the possibility she took but witch looking this female is not interesting possibly.”

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