ROCKFORD (WREX) — For near a 12 months, nurses have been combating on the entrance traces of the pandemic. On Tuesday, a tech firm got here to Rockford to say ‘thanks’ to these nurses.
Minnesota-based Marco Applied sciences donated $12,000 to the SwedishAmerican Basis. The entire cash can pay for care packages for nurses.
Representatives from Marco and Swedes say nurses face the brunt of the pandemic’s hardship and deserve the care packages and a lot extra.
“So many they wished to take a seat down and maintain the hand of a affected person who was very anxious and so they weren’t in a position to,” Chief Nursing Officer at Swedes, Ann Gantzer stated.
Marco Applied sciences Gross sales Supervisor Brett Labeau’s spouse is a nurse, and he stated he is aware of a gesture like that is appreciated.
“It has been very robust after which with households not allowed within the hospitals and the nurses have to speak to the households it makes the job even more durable,” he stated.
The care packages will go to nurses within the Degree III NICU.