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Frontline Fatigue: Healthcare Workers Reflect On The Pandemic's Toll In Logan Regional Hospital

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“Like everyone else, we’re sick of it,” said Neal Lutz, of Smithfield, whose wife is an Intensive Care Unit nurse at Logan Regional Hospital.The sentiment is everywhere. The masks. The isolation. The constant threat of an unseen virus with dire consequences. All of it adds up.

But no one is feeling the stress or pandemic-fatigue quite as starkly as healthcare workers on the front lines.

“It would be nice if people could understand and see that from their perspective,” Sarah Fitzgerald, a spokesperson for Logan Regional, told The Herald Journal. “We’re all doing the best we can, and the more people that get sick, the harder it’s going to be to care for our community in an effective way.” Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.

This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.