93-year-old Frank Martinez and 86-year-old Mansako “Terry” Martinez were placed in different areas of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, Illinois to be treated for the coronavirus.
As most know, hospital patients haven’t been allowed visitors and that’s made things increasingly difficult for those having to be hospitalized. A family member mentioned that Frank and Terry were inseparable and really depended on one another. That’s when their nurses wanted to find a way to bring them safely together int he hospital.
Nurses Hannah Schlemer and Kim Presson treated the couple to a “dinner date” where they could see each other, hold hands and have some food together.
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