Children's Healthcare of Atlanta extends furloughs until November

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has extended furloughs for some staff until Nov. 1, an employee of the system told Becker's Hospital Review. 

Citing financial challenges attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic, the children's healthcare provider furloughed 400 employees. The furloughs affected staff in both clinical and support positions. They began in June. 

Now, furloughs for 170 employees are being extended.

The announcement was made in a divisionwide staff meeting Aug. 14. 

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