Heroes, right here.
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, from all walks of life, and are right here in our communities, tackling one of the greatest challenges modern healthcare has ever faced.
The phlebotomist who, after a long shift at the hospital, spends her free time cooking and delivering hot meals to seniors and truck drivers. A physical therapy assistant plucked from her normal duties and redeployed to screen her friends and neighbors in a tent outside the ER. The environmental services workers who sanitize, disinfect and deep-clean our hospitals and clinics, putting their own health at risk in the process.
We’re surrounded every day by heroes.
In honor of those working tirelessly to get us through the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re sharing the stories of our heroes and the incredible work they do.
Strength through adversity — InterMetro Industries puts new ideas to work
When “business as usual” changed for InterMetro Industries, its staff found ways to adapt — and got creative in the process.
Hope is not canceled: How to cope during uncertain times
Advice from two addiction medicine professionals who have been in recovery for 30+ years.
The caring continues for LIFE Geisinger participants
Although the doors may be physically closed, LIFE Geisinger continues to provide much-needed care to seniors in the community.
Long live heroes: Stories from the front line
From calming visitors who aren’t able to see their loved ones to assisting those who are COVID-19-positive in the hospital, lead security supervisor Vicki Housner and her team are dedicated to helping anyone who needs it.
Flying the flag: Providing spiritual care and guidance during a pandemic
As staff chaplain, Gary Heinke has an important job: attending to the spiritual needs of Geisinger patients and staff.