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“Heroes Work Here:” Never More True at Angel Medical Center Than During the Pandemic Year

Karen Gorby By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE It’s May, and as we enjoy a beautiful spring — as well as the chance to get out and about more since we have been fortunate to have access to the COVID-19 vaccine — it promises to be quite different than last year’s. Twelve… Read More »

These heroes are helping the most vulnerable get COVID-19 vaccines

These days, Lipi Roy spends her free hours helping people with substance-abuse issues get vaccinated. “It’s the right thing to do,” the doctor and NYU assistant professor told The Post. In New York, only 6% of the population is fully inoculated, per worldwide COVID-19 vaccination database GlobalEpidemics.org. Complex online scheduling platforms, language barriers and inequitable… Read More »

As Pandemic Persists, Health Care Heroes Beginning To Crack Under The Strain – NPR

Enlarge this image Dr. Dinora Chinchilla is finally taking a month off after working seven consecutive months. Courtesy of Nicole Cataldi hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Nicole Cataldi After five months working shifts at an emergency department in Oakland, Douglas Frey says he’s mentally and physically spent. Most days the tall, athletic-looking 47-year-old nurse… Read More »

Mattel’s new action figures honor ‘everyday heroes’ on the coronavirus front lines

It’s not just Baby Yoda plush toys and “Inspirational” Barbies anymore. Toy giant Mattel is now honoring workers on the front lines of the coronavirus fight, by releasing a special series of action figures modeled after the first responders who are valiantly putting their lives at risk to save others from the disease. Last week, the Centers… Read More »