America started to breathe a little easier once the first COVID-19 vaccines were rolled out. But experts warn that we still have a few more laps to run to beat the virus because of new variants entering the race. The Centers for Disease Control says that variants pose a threat that could reverse the improvements we’re seeing nationwide in new cases and hospitalizations.
Going to LDS Hospital was a great choice. The care we got was amazing, and the people who were there made a difficult experience a lot easier.
Someone asked me the other day how things have changed since more and more people are getting the COVID-19 vaccine. The truth is, it’s night and day different. As the medical director of Infectious Diseases TeleHealth at Intermountain Healthcare, I’ve had a front-row seat to the devastation caused by the virus. In the past couple of months, we’ve seen fewer cases of serious illness and death. Our ICUs and other hospital units are feeling less stress.
The nurses were fantastic. They were very solicitous. I had one nurse that offered solutions to problems I didn’t even know I had, like some discomfort that made me have a hard time sleeping.
I was coming out of anesthesia and I said to my sister, ‘I love you!’ And then to my mom, ‘I love you!’ And to my husband, “I love you! But I love my doctor so much!’ I can’t express how much he’s changed my life.