Author: Paige Doherty

Posted on: May 13, 2021 Posted by: Paige Doherty Comments: 0

‘He died in my arms’: Moraine alum sees all as respiratory therapist during COVID

By Paige Doherty, COM 101 Student Joanna Danko rarely cries over a patient, but she will never forget the day she had to take a COVID patient off life support. “A 70-year-old man came into the emergency room, saying that he wasn’t feeling too well and wanted to get checked out,” says Danko, a respiratory therapist at Palos Community Hospital. “He came in walking and talking fine. Over the next…