Profile: Nurse Michelle Wilkins
Last updated 5/19/2020 at 7:44am
DAVENPORT - In March, Lincoln Hospital nurse Michelle Wilkins was offered new position.
The infec- tion control manager of the nursing staff retired. The U.S. was still in the early stages of the COVID- 19 pandemic at the time. Taking over infection management at a hospital in the middle of a pandemic may not seem appealing to everyone.
Wilkins, who had been with the hospital for almost six years, decided to accept the challenge.
"Who volunteers for a job like that, right?" Wilkins said laughing. "I figured since I had a work- ing knowledge of the hospital already, if they would have me the...