Just two weeks ago, Illinois Department of Family and Child Services social worker Deirdre Silas was brutally stabbed to death while conducting a welfare check on children living in a private home. The threats, the injuries and sometimes the fatalities that health care and social service workers face on the job are the every-day rule, not the exception. And the politics and stress around COVID-19 have increased the number of threats they face.
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