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'It Has Been Devastating': Methodist Hospital Nurse Describes Working on a COVID-19 Unit

Published: Nov. 30, 2020

Makayla Welchert became a registered nurse just over 18 months ago.

Though she had worked as a CNA previously, Welchert never could have imagined she would be fighting a pandemic so early in her nursing career.

"It's been traumatizing. It has been devastating to see these patients and their families. You know, most of us go home at night and cry," she said.

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