Sleeves Up for the COVID-19 Vaccine gives voice to healthcare heroes from Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center. The video series features YRMC physicians, nurses, radiologic technologists, support staff and other members of the YRMC team, sharing their experiences of caring for the community during COVID-19.

Sleeves Up for the COVID-19 Vaccine includes these dedicated YRMC team members and more:

  • An Emergency Department registered nurse describing the heartbreak of watching long-time married couples say what could be their last goodbyes as one of them is hospitalized with COVID-19. Her words: “It touches a place in your soul that no one else can really understand.”
  • A cardiac rehabilitation nurse recalling the emotion of watching one of her patient’s leave the hospital after battling COVID-19.
  • A physician answering the question, “Can the COVID-19 vaccine give you the virus?
  • Several YRMC team members talking about their personal experiences with the COVID-19 virus.

“These are only a few of the candid comments from the YRMC family who participated in the Sleeves Up for the COVID-19 Vaccine video series,” says Ken Boush, Director of Marketing and Communications, Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center. “Each of these individuals has sacrificed – and in many cases risked their personal health – to care for the community during the pandemic. To a person, they all express their willingness to do this as part of their commitment to their profession and the health of the community.”

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