Idaho ICU Nurse Is Haunted By Patients She's Lost As State Copes With Largest COVID-19 Surge Yet
As record numbers of COVID-19 patients — most of them unvaccinated — show up for treatment in Idaho hospitals, nurses and doctors are bearing the brunt of the emotional toll.
Ashley Brown is a registered nurse in the intensive care unit at St. Luke’s Meridian. After a couple of her shifts last week — right before the state activated Crisis Standards of Care in North Idaho — she recorded her thoughts for us.
Idaho Matters is joined by reporter Rachel Cohen, who produced the piece in collaboration with Ashley.