Trey Kay, Kyle Vass Published

Nurse Eva Travels To A COVID-19 Front Line

Nurse Eva
Photo courtesy of Eva Crockett

The coronavirus pandemic prompts many reactions from people. Some people can be overwhelmed with fear and anxiety. Others step up to help where they can.

Us & Them host Trey Kay splits his time living in West Virginia and New York. A few weeks ago, he got a message from someone trying to help Eva Crockett, a West Virginian traveling nurse looking to help treat COVID patients in New York City hospitals. This person wanted to know if Trey could help Eva find a place to stay in the Big Apple. Trey ran up a “Bat signal” on social media — asking his New York friends for help.

The response was overwhelmingly positive. For Trey, New Yorkers helping a West Virginian who was willing to help New Yorkers felt like an “Us and Them” moment.

This episode of Us & Them is presented with support from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, West Virginia Humanities Council and CRC Foundation.

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