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As Frank Rummo died of COVID-19, his family gathered to tell him they loved him — through an iPad and the touch of his nurse, Maddie Hayes.

By Nancy Humphrey

“If his family had been there, they would have wanted to hold and touch his hand and rub his head, so that’s what I did"

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Years ago Neil Stinson trained to care for Ebola patients. Now he is on the front lines of COVID.

By Wayne Wood

“A bunch of us came from different ICU environments. We became a tight team, a great team, that came together very quickly.”

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The priceless notebook of Mr. Price

By Jill Clendening

A vital ingredient for COVID testing was unavailable anywhere. Then Howard Price remembered a recipe in an old notebook.

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Scenes from the pandemic, collection two: more glimpses into life during COVID-19 at Vanderbilt

By Wayne Wood

Caring for patients, caring for each other and feeling the support of our community

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Days after her house was damaged by a tornado, VUMC nurse Shakeya Bean volunteered to work at a COVID assessment site

By Nancy Humphrey

It's been an interesting few weeks

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Children’s Hospital intensive care unit sends gift of support to counterparts at Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital

By Jessica Pasley

“It really helped everyone focus on something positive. We were all excited about supporting them, encouraging them and lifting them up.”

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VUMC uses computerized mannequins to teach proper technique for caring for COVID patients

By Wayne Wood

Teaching and learning a vital skill while staying safe

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Painted stones offer messages of hope along VUMC pathways

By Christina Echegaray

“Just Breathe.” “You are Loved.” “Shine.” “Hope.” “Joy.”

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Scenes from VUMC show changes and dedication in COVID-19 planning and reaction

By Wayne Wood

The Medical Center mobilized to prepare to care for COVID-19 patients while continuing to care for each other as colleagues.

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