9 Heroic and Heartwarming EVS Stories from the Pandemic

Over the past year, COVID-19 has brought its share of tragedy and difficulty. While it’s been taxing on everyone, this is especially true for frontline workers — the heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Today, we wanted to bring you the heartwarming stories from the first 12 months of the pandemic. We've seen the heroism, kindness, and generosity of EVS workers all across the country, and we want to share some of our favorite stories with you. 

Hospital housekeepers are the unsung heroes of the pandemic

This 120-member housekeeping team is responsible for cleaning 300 rooms, all of which have been full throughout the pandemic. It emphasizes how vital it is to love what you do and do it with care.

He was a Covid-19 patient. She cleaned his hospital room. Their unexpected bond saved his life

This hospital housekeeper went above and beyond to get to know the patients in the rooms she cleaned. After medical staff had given up hope on a patient, she urged him to hold on.

Hospital housekeepers: How they continue to keep hospitals clean during the pandemic

This housekeeping team has a member on-call 24/7 to ensure the cleanliness and safety of the facility. Instilling high-quality standards and a personal touch has set them apart.

Meet hidden heroes among the hospital staff on COVID-19's front lines: the housekeepers

This team finds creative ways to lift patient and staff spirits while putting their lives at risk to keep their facility safe. They exemplify the importance of empathy and humanity. 

Quiet heroes: Hospital housekeepers on the front lines of COVID

This EVS team leads by example and with a “do the right thing” attitude. Their bravery and commitment to the job have kept them going during the pandemic.

Coronavirus: Are hospital cleaners forgotten heroes in this crisis?

This hospital housekeeper demonstrates the importance of EVS programs during a time when cleanliness and sanitation are of the utmost importance.

Housekeepers the 'hidden heroes' keeping patients, doctors safe during COVID-19 pandemic

This housekeeping team affirms the importance of diligent cleaning and maintenance and individually recognizing staff for their hard work.

Hospital Housekeepers Are Essential Workers, Too. Here's What Their New Normal Is Like.

These EVS team members take you through their typical day on the job and the lengths they go to to keep themselves, patients, and staff safe. It showcases how hospital housekeepers go above and beyond the call of duty. 

Meet the unsung heroes of the pandemic: hospital housekeepers

This hospital housekeeping team details how protocols have changed since COVID-19 began and how rewarding the job can be for the frontline workers.

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