When Connecticut schools closed in mid-March to slow the spread of the coronavirus, most school nurses thought they'd be out of work for a while. But when COVID-19 drive-thru testing began in the Bristol-Burlington region, school nurses from the local health district stepped up to help staff the specimen collection station.
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They’re led by Nancy LaMonica, a nurse and the director of surgical services at Bristol Health.
Connecticut Public Radio's Diane Orson caught up with LaMonica while she was on a break at the drive-thru test site.
Hear the interview below: