Stories from the Front Lines

Here are the stories of health care workers across the field fighting coronavirus, caring for their families, supporting each other and coping every day. They are more than just heroes. They are real people overcoming extraordinary challenges and saving lives. #HealthcareHeroes #AlwaysThere

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A Montana doctor designed a surgical mask for 3D printing.

For health care workers with children, returning home from a shift means taking extra precautions before sharing hugs and kisses.

A 9-year-old reporter interviews two physicians at Children’s Hospital Colorado about novel coronavirus.

Sometimes the smallest gestures can have the biggest impact.

Two Mayo Clinic surgery residents share their rendition of “Imagine” during the COVID-19 crisis.

MetroHealth and the Greater Cleveland Food Bank are partnering to make home deliveries of fresh produce to community members in need during the pandemic.

Nurse with mask on holding and IV drip

At Providence St. Joseph Health in Washington state, staff and volunteers are making face shields and surgical masks to protect health care workers caring for COVID-19 patients.

Person in jacket trying to keep hands warm

Kaiser Permanente is committing $1 million to support the coronavirus response for the homeless population.

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