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There are hills and valleys with COVID-19
“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...
We’re doing the best we can with the resources we have
“We’re definitely very fortunate to have seen few cases of COVID-19 and no deaths in Fort St. John. Our numbers here in the North are not climbing. It gives me hope. As a Pharmacy...
We all work together and look after each other
"We back up the doctors and nurses. We make sure they can do their job right by getting the facts accurate in our paperwork. We all work together and look after each other. I’ve...
We held their hands and stroked their hair, washed their face, and made sure they were comfortable
"When the outbreak first happened, there wasn’t enough communication coming our way, so I created a group chat with all of the workers at our site. It allowed us to communicate, to...
As long as we’re all on the same page, then it feels like it works like a well-oiled machine
“My team is so invaluable. I feel like it is a pretty tight-knit team. As long as we’re all on the same page, then it feels like it works like a well-oiled machine. I’ve been an...
I keep trying to repeat messages of encouragement to my co-workers
“I work as a Hostess at a hospital. It’s a dietary aide job. Normally, I would talk to patients, figure out what they want to eat, and help set their menus. When COVID-19 started...
I just wake up every day and tell myself that this job is crucial, and we all have to do our part
“Everyone thinks that it’s just nurses, doctors and surgeons that are important in a hospital, but the hospital would not run without every single department and personnel that’s...
We are supporting residents physically, mentally and socially
“I’m a Health Care Worker in the community social services sector. We take care of residents with special needs, administering medication, preparing food, feeding them, and...
I need to make sure the connection between families is maintained
“With COVID public health orders, residents’ families are not allowed in our facility. So I need to make sure the connection between families is maintained – that could be on the...
If you have a positive attitude, it’s going to rub off, it’s infectious
“If you have a positive attitude, it’s going to rub off, it’s infectious. I come in every day with a big smile, and I am leaving at the end of my shift with a big smile. I make it...