Kansas City RNs to Hold Vigil in Memory of Research Medical RN Who Died of COVID-19

Kansas City RNs to Hold Vigil in Memory of Research Medical RN Who Died of COVID-19

smaple
April 22, 2020

Registered nurses from across the region will hold a candlelight vigil Thursday night at HCA’s Research Medical Center (RMC) in Kansas City in memory of Celia Yap Banago, a longtime RMC RN who died this week of COVID-19 after caring for an infected patient at the hospital.

To make the tragedy worse, Celia, who died Tuesday night, was scheduled to retire next week after 40 years of service for Kansas City area patients at Research. She was one of many RNs at the hospital who have expressed concern over inadequate COVID-19 preparation at RMC.

National Nurses Organizing Committee
Apr 22, 2020

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