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In the Tome Of COVID #3

Today I had to get from the 6th floor and was down to 2, the I.C.U. with just a few minutes between. I took the stairs and stumbled upon Brenda, a respiratory therapist, taking a much needed break staring at the NY skyline on a phone call. After a polite "hello" she told me "it's not a sunny day, but it is a great day" with a smile. The first patient since the craziness started 2 weeks ago had been extubated - a milestone. The breathing tube had been removed. She smiled, and told me how M&M's were her weakness. She seemed happy. Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, New Jersey, during the first weeks of the COVID-19 Pandemic. 03/25/2020 Photos by Jeff Rhode/ Holy Name Medical Center

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2020
Date Uploaded: 06.2021
Photo Location: Teaneck, New Jersey, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Jeff Rhode