RNs in California earn the highest average annual salary in the nation at $120,560 a year, while nurses in Alabama earn the lowest at $60,230 a year, according to a newly released report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. See how your state stacked up on our interactive map.
Even as Covid-19 cases spiked nationwide in recent weeks, hospitalizations and deaths continued to decline. But now hospitalizations are rising, and CDC Director Rochelle Walensky warned that "more and more younger adults—those in their 30s and 40s—[are being] admitted with severe disease."
Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) on Tuesday announced California will lift coronavirus-related restrictions by June 15 if the state's vaccine supply is sufficient and hospitalization rates are low, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Minnesota, and Texas.