Showing posts from June, 2020

Shot out to the front line

You're safe where you're at and that you're not suffering from shortages of PPE. Frontline healthcare workers are receiving acknowledgement from everyone these days. But we know what it means sit exhausted on the front lines as the world seems to deteriorate inside the hospital. Some of you are on the front lines of a pandemic that doesn't seem to be slowing down. In someplace it's actually picking up. We see you in the struggle and how you put your body on the line. Keep sharing the story that COVID-19 remains dangerous and we should all be on high alert. Keep encouraging people to wear their masks in public. Hopefully we get over this but it's not gonna be soon....

Ya, it's not over, ICUs still overrun

COVID 19 is the worst disease process I’ve ever worked with in my 8 years as an ICU nurse. When they say “recovered” they don’t tell you that that means you may need a lung transplant. Or that you may come back after d/c with a massive heart attack or stroke bc COVID makes — Cherie Antoinette (@sheriantoinette) June 14, 2020 COVID-19 is vicious. This is an ER Nurses blog but we know there's crossover. Many pulled into pandemic response (most in fact). But special shout out to our family in the ICU!

Wear your masks in public

I can't imagine how many grown men and women still refuse to wear masks in public? It's a matter of public health. Part of me wonders whether or not it has to do with grown white men unwilling to do something that might benefit other people. After all mask wearing is predominantly for others as it doesn't have as big of an impact on YOU. It stops YOUR droplets from heading out into the world. So who cares if your ugly mug is covered, show some respect. Keep on pushing the normalization of mask wearing in public because it doesn't seem like we're gonna be out of the woods anytime soon. Stay safe out there.