Sheila immigrated to the United States from Central Africa back in 2002, quickly noticing the positive impact healthcare workers have on their community. This is when she began her journey to pursue a career in the healthcare field, eventually earning her nursing degree and license in 2012.
At the start of 2020, Alan thought he would be spending the year with his family in North Carolina.
After seeing Hurricane Katrina, Kayla told herself that if the opportunity ever came up again to serve others on a grand scale in a natural disaster, she was going to volunteer.
Mariah was drawn to the idea of deployment when she heard about Krucial through her Certified Nursing Assistant program at the start of the pandemic.
Erika, a registered nurse, has been a dialysis nurse for over a decade and a mother-baby nurse for almost four years. When Krucial was founded, Erika was one of the first Reservists to deploy.
In 1990, the American Nurses Association (ANA) established National Nurses Week, kicking it off with National Nurses Day on May 6 and ending it on Florence Nightingale’s birthday, May 12.
One day he knew his time in the military would end, but William knew he would not be happy unless he was helping other people. For William, the best way he felt he could do that was in healthcare.
Tricia, a medical-surgical nurse, found herself furloughed in April 2020, as elective procedures (non-emergency surgeries) came to a screeching halt in the aftermath of the United States lockdown.