Bevin Strickland is a nurse and doctoral student a UNC Greensboro. She's 47 years old, and a single mother of three.
When the COVID-19 outbreak hit New York, Strickland immediately explored ways she could help. After looking to volunteer, her friend Eric suggested that she sign a two-month contract to work as a nurse at Mount Sinai Hospital in Queens.
WUNC reporter Liz Schlemmer has been talking to Strickland by video calls since she landed in New York City two weeks ago.
In this episode, Strickland explains what she's seeing and feeling, and she and Liz explore the importance of critical care in both of their lives.