Cathy, a respiratory therapist at Advocate Aurora, reminds viewers that the illness is still very serious.
“COVID is not the flu. It’s a big deal, it’s very real. We see patients who we think are getting better, but ultimately they don’t survive,” she says.
“We are risking our lives here, our families, so we are doing everything we can,” says Minhai, an intensive care unit doctor. “And we’re just asking you to trust us to some extent.”
The videos end with a call from several workers: “Get vaccinated, get boosted.”
This story was first published in our sister publication, Crane’s Chicago business.