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Northern New Englanders have the drive and determination to handle just about anything. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested our willpower – but we have what it takes to get through this.

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We are strong to the core

See how our community embodies the spirit of resiliency every single day.

Featured stories

Elizeu

Elizeu

He found the strength to hug his loved ones again.

In April, Elizeu entered Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center with COVID-19. He needed critical care and a ventilator. After fighting for his life for 16 days, he left the hospital to embrace his loved ones again. Elizeu, describing his care team, says, “My eternal gratitude to these professionals…protect them in this battlefront where they are fundamental.”

Michael

Michael

He goes where his care is needed.

Michael S. Douglass, RN, a U.S. Army Reserve Captain, was called to duty in March as part of Operation Gotham. He spent 10 weeks providing critical support in the epicenter of the pandemic: New York City. “I'm a nurse and a soldier—and the country was in need,” says Douglass. “I was proud to respond on both a personal and professional level.”

Jennifer

Jennifer

She’s following a life-long dream to make a difference.

Jennifer Kiser, DPT, always wanted to work in medicine. Now she feels rewarded seeing her patients achieve their goals, like walking better, getting stronger, or breathing easier. “I know each day I make a difference in some small way,” says Jennifer. “I can’t see myself doing anything else.”

Share a story of resiliency

What makes you, or someone you know, strong to the core? We’re on the lookout for stories of resiliency, and we’d love to feature yours here. It’s easy to participate:

  1. Take a photo or short video and describe what makes you or someone you know resilient.
  2. Share it on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or YouTube using the hashtag #StayStrongMasksOn and by tagging Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health.
  3. Join us as we celebrate the people in our community who can handle whatever comes their way.
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