GEORGETOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) — Nurses at Georgetown Hospital are happy to be home after spending five days helping at a sister hospital in South Carolina as the facility was inundated with hurricane evacuees and others needing care.
Last Thursday they volunteered to help at a Lifepoint sister hospital in Columbia, South Carolina. They were given only an hour’s notice to get to the airport.
During their time there, they stayed in hospital beds while helping the facility.
The nurses were welcomed home Tuesday. They say that the experience was rewarding and that the staff welcoming them with open arms and reminding them why they got into nursing in the first place.
Today a group of Georgetown Community Hospital nurses received a warm welcome home after spending a week helping at a sister hospital in South Carolina impacted by Hurricane Florence. They were given one hours notice to get to the airport, and they answered the call. @LEX18News pic.twitter.com/ZrmLaL2ma6
— Kylen Mills LEX 18 (@KylenMills) September 18, 2018