While some families are grappling with how to keep their children educated and entertained in this new age of social distancing, many on the front lines are grappling with whether to risk coming home to their families some nights or pondering whether responding to an emergency could result in exposure.
The risks and pressures squeezing those on the front lines transcend the health care industry, as essential services are provided by emergency responders, police, nurses, doctors, lab clinicians, maintenance workers, administrators, those in transportation, utilities, cleaning and food services and many other interconnected duties that make all life-saving operations work.
Through this pandemic, we want to bring you the stories of those on the front lines...
“Am I going to get exposed on this call?”
“It’s a very strange time. I’ve been in EMS for 25 years. The only other time things were so unknown was when Sept 11 happened.