Members Stories

“There are hills and valleys with COVID-19. When it was introduced into the hospital, there were big hills, and when things calmed down, a valley. At first, the corporate team...
“It’s been impressive how much people have done the social distancing. Not everybody believes what the province has done is right. Some feel we’ve gone too far. However, up north...
"We face COVID every day, and we stay strong because we are united. At first, many of us were panicked, but now we know that we have to do our job to stop the spread of the virus...
“My girlfriend works at Panago. Thanks to her prodding, Panago delivered a whack-load of pizzas to the hospital, multiple times to each and every department, and I helped her...
“My faith gives me hope. Seeing the residents each day and caring for them like family because many of them don’t have family. I’ve been a Mental Health Worker in Vancouver’s...
“I do painting and maintenance at the hospital. My work is COVID-related now – putting down boundary lines to mark six-foot distancing between people, and ensuring beds and chairs...
“I have great co-workers who I’m glad to call friends, and a supportive family. My biggest fear is running out of PPE, and not being able to protect my patients or my family. We...
“Health care is so complicated, and it touches everybody. I am happy to be a part of it. I have family members who went into long-term care. You never really think about the people...
"I’m an Industrial Electrician. I work all over the hospital servicing all of the electrical systems – including lighting, power outlets, power distribution, and any kind of...
“Any time you can help somebody, hold their hand and reassure them, make them laugh or feel more comfortable at their worst time, that’s rewarding. I tell patients, ‘You’re safe...