Participants gave this an average answer of 74 on a scale from 1 to 100, 1 being the least safe and 100 being the most safe, indicating a relatively high level of satisfaction with their employers’ precautions.
What is your level of work related stress during COVID compared to before?
62% of participants reported having some level of increase, with another 31.5% reporting no change and only 6% reporting decreased stress.
How has COVID Impacted Your Spending on Your Career?
44.7% of respondents reported no change in their career spending, however 34.7% reported not attending a conference or event they would usually attend and 13% did not renew a membership. The impact on online continuing education was minimal however, at 3.6% reporting some change in this category due to COVID.
How has COVID-19 affected you personally?
Only 15% of respondents indicated that COVID had not personally touched their lives in some way, with 8.5% having had it, 59.5% knowing someone who had it, and another 17% knowing someone who has died from it.
Do you plan on getting the COVID vaccine?
Only 11.63% of participants did not plan on getting the vaccine. 61.5% of respondents already haven gotten the vaccine, and another 26.87% are expected to get it.
Has your employer indicated that getting the COVID vaccine will be mandatory?
Only 5.23% reported that their employer would require them to get the vaccine. The majority (85.4%) said their employer would not mandate it.
Are there restrictions in place for your travel in 2021?
31% of respondents said that their employer has either banned or restricted travel for a portion of 2021. Another 31.67% are restricted by their state guidelines or their own decisions, while 37.22% reported no restrictions.
Check out NSH's COVID resources page for more information.