Encouraging COVID-19 caution
Last updated 1/6/2021 at 1:58pm
I have been a nurse for many years. All of my experience has been in the hospital environment, and I love my work. I was at the bedside when the HIV/AIDS epidemic started in the 1980s, followed by time treating people for hantavirus, SARS (2002-03), and H1N1. But by far the hardest time in my career has been during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It has been well publicized that the first known patient in the U.S. with COVID-19 was treated at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. We were well prepared with a specially-trained, multi-disciplinary team to care for the patient. Things went well,...