Christian Nursing Home Fires Nurse After Learning She Is HIV-Positive

Dan Fastenberg

Telling your co-workers that you're HIV-positive might make many people nervous. But the nurse was working at the Christian Care Center, a faith-based elder care facility whose motto is "Caring Is Our Calling." So during her first month on the job, the licensed practical nurse alerted her co-workers that she expected she would need to trade shifts or leave early to attend appointments to manage her HIV. But she never had that chance.