Providence caregivers continue to step up to fight against the coronavirus. Anita Ott-Hendrickson, a St. Vincent ER caregiver, left her home in Oregon to care for others in New York City. As an ER nurse for 20 years, she knows all about taking risks and taking precautions and that is what she is doing now in the emergency room of one of New York's busiest COVID-19 hospitals.
"Yesterday, I witnessed a really beautiful thing where a nurse really went through great lengths to get the husband of a dying patient on a phone," Ott-Hendrickson said. "I don’t know if the patient understood but I knew it gave him some peace knowing that he got to say some words to his wife."
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