What's it like to be a nurse at Markham Stouffville Hospital during a pandemic?

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It’s not business as usual for Markham nurse Alyssa Couture.

The clinical leader of acute medicine and inpatient oncology at Markham Stouffville Hospital is one of the thousands of health-care workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic on the front lines.

There are many differences right now in the daily routine at the hospital like screening, heightened stress and empty hallways with no visitors. “We look each other in the eyes, taking a few extra moments to recognize each other as everyone has to now wear a mask,” she said. “We exchange our normal lighthearted banter once we do.”

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