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El Camino Hospital nurse speaks about what it's like to provide care in the age of coronavirus

Original post made on Apr 27, 2020

What's it like to be an ICU nurse at Mountain View's El Camino Hospital right now? Stressful and full of new challenges, according to local nursing union president Catharine Walke.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, April 26, 2020, 9:09 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by Jui-li chang,FNP
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Apr 27, 2020 at 1:16 am

How many covid-19 patients have been treated at El Camino?

Posted by Rachel
a resident of Fairmeadow
on Apr 27, 2020 at 9:10 am

I work with Catharine and she is an incredible nurse. The best of the best! And she fights tirelessly to protect the rights and benefits of all the nurses at El Camino. Amazing work.

Posted by Joe Bloom
a resident of another community
on Apr 27, 2020 at 11:22 am

Spouse was In patient 3/12-3/16/2020 I had no choice but to drop her off and pick her up. She return home safely and is recovering nicely. Thank you to the Nurse’s on the fourth floor, I’m sorry I never got to thank you personally!

Posted by Dick D.
a resident of Crescent Park
on Apr 28, 2020 at 4:59 pm

I also am concerned about the care providers everywhere and those considered "essential", although I wonder sometimes that's being interpreted. Those clearly essential are those nurses working against daunting odds. I hear much about PPE and washing ones clothes when arriving home, but shoes are hard to wash. I haven't heard anything about wearing the kind of foot covering that is often worn to to keep dirty feet from messing up the inside of homes.

Has anyone heard that shoes have been recognized as a problem? And the shoe problems are being handled with the shoe covers?


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