From the frontlines
Amanda Paul is a nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford, Massachusetts. A nurse for 11 years, she works at the hospital as a bedside nurse on a medical surgical floor caring for respiratory patients. Amanda describes what a typical day in her job looks like, a fast-paced environment working closely with her patients along with a supportive team of other healthcare professionals. She shares how this has been upended since the start of the pandemic, the fear she faced going to work everyday, and paints a picture of what it looks like to be at the front of the frontlines fighting this virus.