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Georgetown Nurses Return After Volunteering At S.C. Hospital

Posted at 6:18 PM, Sep 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-18 18:18:13-04

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.