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Staff members bow their heads in silence as they reflect on 18-months of treating COVID-19 patients in Texas.Photo by: Kathy Hadlock - senior public relations specialist, Ascension Texas
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A look outside the hospital where staff members stood in reflection of those that have passed from COVID-19.Photo by: Kathy Hadlock - senior public relations specialist, Ascension Texas
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Medical workers take a moment to reflect on 18 months of fighting a pandemic.Photo by: Kathy Hadlock - senior public relations specialist, Ascension Texas
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Standing in silence, each staff member took the time to reflect on what this moment of silence meant for them.Photo by: Kathy Hadlock - senior public relations specialist, Ascension Texas
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A daunting road ahead, COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the Lone Star State. Some counties are reporting case numbers similar to the beginning of the pandemic, despite there being no vaccine available back in March 2019.Photo by: Kathy Hadlock - senior public relations specialist, Ascension Texas
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Hospital beds and ICU's are seeing increased demand as largely unvaccinated people are now requiring hospitalization. Health experts are citing easing COVID-19 restrictions and a decline in vaccination rates since it became available.Photo by: Kathy Hadlock, senior public relations specialist, Ascension Texas
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While the future remains unknown, health experts like Dr. Sullivan with Brazos County are recommending the Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J vaccines to fight COVID-19.Photo by: Kathy Hadlock, senior public relations specialist, Ascension Texas
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A large concern for the healthcare system has been the possibility of it being overwhelmed by COVID-19 cases. Today, this concern has become reality as hospitals across the country deal with shorter staff and higher caseloads.Photo by: Kathy Hadlock, senior public relations specialist, Ascension Texas
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Healthcare workers have served as front-line responders since the beginning of the pandemic. Today, many are reporting burnout from overwhelming caseloads and even discrimination.Photo by: Kathy Hadlock, senior public relations specialist, Ascension Texas
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As the senior U.S. population remains heavily vaccinated, health officials in Brazos are reporting an increase of unvaccinated young adults needing hospitalization after getting COVID-19.Photo by: Kathy Hadlock, senior public relations specialist, Ascension Texas
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As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the country, many healthcare workers are reporting burnout as they deal with another saga of the pandemic.Photo by: Kathy Hadlock, senior public relations specialist, Ascension Texas