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Unknown artist pays tribute to healthcare workers

Unknown artist pays tribute to the healthcare workers by dressing a statue in Gene Coulon Park in Renton, Washington in scrubs.
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Resting in the shadow of the Almighty

Here's what happened in my life that has impacted me deeply... My Dad passed away and I wasn't able to be by his side in the hospital, up in Canada, due to the "quarantine act", ...
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Hear Me Now: Grief in the time of COVID

COVID-19 has changed the way we live and the way we die. The pandemic has changed interactions at the bedside, our rituals of mourning, and how we process loss. Hear Me Now Podcast presents ...
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Testing our heroes COVID-19 antibody study set to begin Aug. 31

Providence Health Care is sponsoring a caregiver research study of a blood test to detect antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19). The purpose of this study is to determine the ...
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Radiate Positivity

Thank you to all those who participated in the Positivity Pursuit photo contest. Last month, the Service Ambassador Committee organized this contest to celebrate the power of having a positive ...
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MyCovidDiary research adds to understanding of COVID-19 symptoms

MyCovidDiary is a clinical research project that uses technology to learn and document COVID-19 onset and disease progression. Sponsored by Providence St. Joseph Health, this clinical research project ...
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Shoutout to frontline workers from Astronaut Bob Behnken

Astronaught, Bob Behnken, a member of the Crew Dragon Demo-2, sends a shoutout to frontline workers down below from low Earth orbit.
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Addressing the airborne spread of COVID-19

A report released earlier this week suggested that COVID-19 may be spread through microscopic respiratory droplets up to several meters in enclosed indoor spaces. While informative for ongoing ...
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Reflections on the pandemic

RIght before they declared a pandemic and during the early stages of China's cases, I was having knee surgery. I was on non weight bearing orders for 6 weeks after then had another 6-8 weeks of ...
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The gift of life

The ventilator pulsed quietly, keeping a steady rhythm, forcing air into lungs that were struggling on their own; supporting a fatigued body too tired to fight. She sat at the bedside, as she had the ...
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Saying thank you to the TrinityCare hospice workers

The Institute for Human Caring participated in a volunteer opportunity to hand out breakfast and a t-shirt to Trinity Hospice Care caregivers in Burbank, Torrance, and Cerritos. The t-shirts had a ...
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Doubting Thomases

July 3, 2020 - I do not believe that it is a coincidence that today is the Catholic feast day of St. Thomas, the Apostle – Doubting Thomas as we have called him through the centuries! According ...
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Thank you Providence Marianwood caregivers

I volunteer with the Issaquah Historical Society. We wanted to give our thanks to all of the wonderful caregivers, so we had a banner made that hangs on the outside wall of our historic train station.
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COVID-19 and telehealth: crisis drives innovation and expands care

From patient demand to COVID-19 legislative reform, more accessible and efficient healthcare has transitioned from being an added benefit to a necessity. Now more than ever, virtual visits with a ...
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Large art project along Crown Valley Parkway paying homage to first responders, healthcare workers

In an ongoing effort to recognize the amazing healthcare workers and first responders on the front lines, the City created and installed a large art project along Crown Valley Parkway. This is the ...
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Caregiver trauma

Post-traumatic stress is something that is felt by health care workers across the board, including Rev. Joseph Choi, a senior chaplain at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, CA. Though the hospital ...
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Manager sews clear masks so hearing-impaired team member can stay connected

Susan Adams, a hearing-impaired physical therapist at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, talks about her struggling to communicate with her coworkers and patients because she couldn’t lip read ...
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Volunteers in action: Karishma Jessani

This week, Providence Holy Cross volunteer Karishma Jessani dropped off a collection of lovely handmade thank you cards in support of her colleagues. Karishma started volunteering with PHCMC last year ...
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Hope, prayer and solidarity through the arts

Our Saint John's Health Center caregivers shared a beautiful moment this week, coming together to use artistic expression to stand in solidarity against racial discrimination and injustice. ...
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Produce Alliance, LLC, and the Nature's Produce Company delivered nutritious boxes to PSJHC caregivers

By way of Project Produce Box: Nourish Our Frontlines, organizations are able to express gratitude to people keeping the country safe, while keeping the workforce of multiple industries employed. ...
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Doughnuts to show appreciation for St. Mary caregivers

On Wednesday, June 9, St. Mary Medical Center caregivers received 100 dozen doughnuts. The Inland Empire Health Plan's Director of Community Relations Marci Coffey assisted with ordering and ...
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Caregiver heroes work here

We are grateful to our hardworking caregivers at Providence TrinityCare Hospice and Palliative Care. This sign went up this week to show our overwhelming support for the compassionate care they give ...
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Volunteers sew thousands of masks for community organizations

The Snohomish County Mask Brigade is the product of Providence Institute for Healthier Communities ’ COVID-19 resource hub, Give Well Local. Since its inception, the Snohomish County Mask ...
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A generous donation

Tony Adkins, PA-C secures funds for over 60 iPads and Amazon Kindle Fire tablets for our patients Tony Adkins, PA-C, a Pediatric Neurosurgery Physician Assistant at CHOC, is well known for his dance ...
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Honor Service

On Tuesday, June 2 nd, the Spiritual Care Department at Little Company of Mary, Torrance, hosted a virtual Service of Remembrance for those who died in the hospital during the last three months of the ...
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