U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson visits St. Ansgar

ST. ANSGAR, I.A., - On Jan. 5, U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson appeared at the Good Samaritan Society - St. Ansgar to inspect the facility and discuss regulations concerning COVID-19 testing, PPE, protocols and how everything has evolved within a year’s time, among other hot topic issues.

“The biggest thing was the vaccine push,” Administrator Kelsey Bundy said of Hinson’s visit. “And our staffing struggles. I think everyone is having them.”

“Specifically with the availability of the vaccine,” Hinson said. “The vaccination rates are very high. As a result, we’ve seen a huge impact on the lack of spread among residents of the pandemic. That’s crucial."

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