Provided photo/Franciscan Health: Jenna Kennedy (left) and Kristin Jacobson, both registered nurses in the Emergency Department at Franciscan Health in Olympia Fields, pose for a photo together in their pandemic-era gear.
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Staying well together: During the time of COVID-19, health care workers give their all

Health care workers at Franciscan Health in Olympia Fields encourage people to stay home to help curb the spread of COVID-19. (Photo courtesy of Franciscan Health Olympia Fields)

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of stories first published in the Chronicle's annual Health and Wellness special section of the March 1 print edition, sponsored for the second year by Franciscan Health.

When COVID-19’s first big spike inundated health care facilities around the country with cases of the deadly virus and a bevy of new protocols . . .

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