Nebraska Medicine respiratory therapist shares experience on COVID unit; "Please wear your masks."

Posted at 11:55 AM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 19:35:27-05

OMAHA, Neb. — In a tweetthat went viral, Courtney, a respiratory therapist at Nebraska Medicine explained her job and the challenges she faces during the pandemic. She works in the COVID units, which Courtney said are "filling up fast."

She explained how they treat patients with low blood oxygen levels and the safety precautions that must be taken with every treatment.

"All that I ask from the community of Omaha and country-wide is to please wear your masks. If not for yourselves, but for others because it's not easy and we're doing our best," Courtney said.

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