Cheri Gupton, stands outside her home in Chamberlayne Farms before heading to work as an acute care nurse for DaVita Dialysis servicing various hospitals in the area. She has been working as a nurse for 11 years.
She says she doesn’t know which hospital she will be assigned to from day to day, but she has no doubt that she is needed. Most of her patients, she says, tested positive for COVID-19.
Her silver lining?
“Due to the somber reality that we may not always have our loved ones around, I find myself more intentional with calling them and letting them know how much I love them or just asking how they are doing.”