Nurses Stayed Behind to Take Care for Babies in NICU during the Hurricane Ida Evacuation


While evacuations were happening in Louisiana due to Hurricane Ida, nurses in New Orleans volunteered to stay inside the NICU at Ochsner Health Hospital through the night, to help the babies who desperately needed them.

“My team pulls together, doesn’t matter what’s happening, they’re going to make sure the babies are taken care of,” nurse Paula Jean Simon told NBC News.

Watch below the story of the nurses who chose to stay behind.



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