Dr. Eding Mvilongo - Anesthesiologist
Both of her parents were taken ill by COVID-19. Through it all she continued to work and care for her
Johanne Casseus - Grade school Dental Hygienist
At the height of the pandemic she took up the role of testing long-term health care facility patients for COVID. Initially scared, she rolled up her sleeves and took up the work with the care she is known for.
Marjolaine Merisier - Cath Lab Nurse
Marjolaine volunteered to work in her hospital hot zone - the COVID areas of her hospital taken by the desire to help the patient as best she could.
Donna Austin - Respiratory Therapist
At the height of the pandemic, she had to intubate triple the number of patients. She has spoken of the trauma she felt in seeing so many sick patients at once.
Solange Déjean - Patient Attendant
Solange wakes up at 4AM to go to her job downtown. She works in a long-term health-care facility and lost many patients to COVID-19. Her distress at this loss was palpable when we spoke.
Sandra Osman - Grade School Social Worker
Normally a social worker at a grade-school, Sandra was deployed to work reuniting patients with their families as COVID-19 was wreaking havoc in Quebec Long-term health care facilities. Families who could rushed to pull their parents from the sites who were often severely under-staffed due to the pandemic.
Farah Petit-Frère - Head Nurse
Farah was in charge of the morgue at her hospital. At the height of the pandemic the situation was dire and her logistical skills were required to manage the area.
Dr. Isabelle Ferdinand - Rheumatologist
Debbie Antoine - Social Worker in a Long Term Health Facility
She worked to keep the patients at her facility safe from COVID.
Karine Severin - Traveling Nurse
Karine came out of retirement and worked in regional hospitals to answer the need for healthcare professionals in more rural areas of Quebec.
Lindsay Kenscoff - Correctional Nurse
She was in charge of controlling the infection rates in a Canadian prison.
Tamara Noël - Pharmacist
The number of patients she saw doubled as many people suffered greatly from the anxiety of going through the pandemic.
Idah Sona - Geriatric Nurse in a Long-Term Health Facilty
Idah initiated the first COVID zone of her facility in light of the high number of patients affected and their need to be isolated from the general population. She unfortunately also got sick from COVID and is now on the mend.
Nancy Plaisir - Hospital Manager
Nancy's tasked involved managing the nursing staff levels as many fell ill during the pandemic and were unable to work.
Barbara Petit-Frère - Nurse and former COVID patient
Lourdenie Jean - Community Organizer who put together a retreat for female healthcare workers during the pandemic
Super proud to have had this project featured in the following media.
Très fier de partager les endroits où le projet à été publié.