ICU Nurse Becky Poetker | Scottie Lee Meyers

 

Becky Poetker, an ICU registered nurse at a Milwaukee hospital, offers a glimpse into what it’s like to work long hours to tend to and treat Covid-19 patients. She reflects on equipment shortages, the protests breaking out across the country, and the horrors of watching people die from the coronavirus. While many aspects of the pandemic remain unknown, Poetker said that health care is a calling, that she’s proud of her colleagues in the medical field and that “we’re going to do this job no matter the cost.”

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Milwaukee PBS is southeastern Wisconsin's premier non-commerical media organization. Milwaukee PBS consists of two high-definition television stations, WMVS and WMVT, and four additional digital television services. The Milwaukee PBS stations are the area's only over-the-air source for PBS and other national public television programs, and also offer a diverse schedule of their own award-winning local series and specials.

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milwaukeepbs

Milwaukee PBS is southeastern Wisconsin's premier non-commerical media organization. Milwaukee PBS consists of two high-definition television stations, WMVS and WMVT, and four additional digital television services. The Milwaukee PBS stations are the area's only over-the-air source for PBS and other national public television programs, and also offer a diverse schedule of their own award-winning local series and specials.

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