Ashley grames, a nurse from the Oncology area of the Salem Healh Hospital in Oregon (United States) has been fired after posting a video on the TikTok platform in which she declared not to wear a mask or maintain a safe distance outside of work to avoid contagion of coronavirus.
In the video, which has already been deleted, Grames appears dressed as a nurse, ensuring that her colleagues are scandalized when she tells them that does not comply with containment and prevention measures by coronavirus, according to Debate. After the video went viral, the Salem Health hospital issued a statement on its Facebook page reporting the dismissal of Ashley Grames.
“This person does not speak for Salem Health and has been placed on administrative leave pending investigation. We also want to assure you that this careless statement does not reflect the position of Salem Health or the hardworking and dedicated caregivers who work here. Salem Health believes that we all have to do our part to protect the vulnerable and stop the rapid spread of COVID-19. This includes ask that staff, patients, and visitors follow CDC instructions and others on the use of masks and social distancing. The COVID-pandemic is serious and requires a serious response. And at Salem Health we are very serious about our approach to COVID, “the text says.