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From the Baseline to the Front Line: Cidric Trinidad

From: United States Tennis Association (USTA)
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has featured VNSNY RN, Cidric Trinidad in a new online series honoring members of the USTA Eastern community who are officials or health care providers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the piece, Cidric provides insights into his work with VNSNY, including how he helps patients recover safely at home once they've been discharged from the hospital. Cidric also shares his thoughts on what it means to be a part of the LGBTQ+ community and how his love of tennis has helped him cope during this difficult period.
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BroadwayWorld Features VNSNY LGBTQ Pride Music Video

From: Broadway World
Broadway World has featured an article on its website called “RuPaul’s Drag Race Queens Join Call for Diversity in 'We Are the World.” The post features VNSNY’s 2020 LGBTQ Pride "We Are the World" music video, sung by some of New York’s top drag queens, including queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race, and celebrates VNSNY’s diverse staff and commitment to ensuring equal access to healthcare for people of all races, ages, sexualities, and gender identities.
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MTA boosting service as NYC begins coronavirus reopening

From: New York Daily News
The New York Daily News has included an image of VNSNY RN Ruth Caballero in an article entitled, "MTA boosting service on city buses, subways, LIRR and Metro-North as NYC begins coronavirus reopening." The piece is an overview of Metropolitan Transportation Authority head Pat Foye's 13-point plan to resume public transportation services, as phase one of the city’s COVID-19 reopening plan begins for 8.3 million daily riders who are eager for pre-virus service.
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Connecting with Veterans During the Pandemic

WNBC-TV has featured VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care Veterans Program Supervisor Joseph Vitti in a Memorial Day segment that highlights how VNSNY's Veterans Program is helping vets during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this piece, Vitti can be seen assembling and distributing care packages bound for senior living facilities. Vitti is also shown conducting a virtual VNSNY Recognition Ceremony for a veteran who is receiving VNSNY Hospice Care.
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Nurses Caring for COVID-19 Patients at Home

From: WNYW-TV Fox 5 News
In celebration of National Nurses' Week, WNYW-TV (Channel 5) has featured a segment with VNSNY Home Care nurses Cidric Trinidad and Nancy Girlando. The piece spotlights the inspirational efforts of home care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the vital role they play once patients return home from the hospital.
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Caring for Recovering COVID-19 Patients

From: WCBS-TV Channel 2 New York
CBS 2 New York has featured VNSNY RN Michael Guglielmelli in a segment for National Nurses Week. The segment, "Home Care Nurses Admit Emotional Toll On Them Has Been High During Coronavirus Pandemic," spotlights the role that home care plays in helping patients recover from COVID-19 after hospitalization. Despite concerns for their own safety, Guglielmelli demonstrates the dedication and determination that VNSNY home care nurses and other workers bring to their jobs as they help those who have fallen ill recover at home.
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