Yeah, when I worked at the hospital, I had to come to work pretty much unless I was dead. I actually had a bad accident that caused me to be admitted to the hospital overnight and my boss had to pull some strings so I wouldn't get fired for missing my shift--because I was in the friggin' hospital. All the doctors used to come in sick, too. It drives me insane that hospitals have such asinine absentee policies. I get it's hard to cover shifts, but do we really want to be passing our germs to immunocompromised people in the hospital?