A UAB nurse was the only resource for sharing what life was like inside the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit at UAB Hospital.
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Video production by Laura Gasque
During the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, many hospitals tightened restrictions on visitors and who could access certain areas, due to exposure concerns and health precautions. This meant no photographers, videographers or others could visually document what was happening inside COVID-19 intensive care units.
However, one UAB Medicine nurse answered the call, and provided Birmingham, Alabama and the entire nation a rare look at the front lines inside UAB Hospital’s COVID ICU.
“Some of us were talking in the command center, and what we really wanted to do was showcase all of the