Nonessential procedures put on hold at hospitals


A Panda Express worker becomes stuck in the snow after being sent home early Wednesday morning after the Greenwood Park Mall decided to close. PHOTO BY JOSHUA MARSHALL

With a blizzard coming, doctors and nurses at local hospitals showed up to work on Christmas and prepared to stay for up to a few days.

Hospital employees picked up doctors and nurses who couldn’t make it in to work. Some showed up on Christmas night and volunteered to stay for a few days. They slept in patient rooms and brought enough clothes to last them a few days.

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