Riverbend community correspondent
Joanne O’Leary is a community correspondent for Riverbend.
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Finally, on May 15, after an 18-month wait, I received a new hip.
The Concordia Hospital was not allowing visitors because of COVID-19, so my husband dropped me off at the doors and we said our goodbyes.
Once in the pre-op room, nurses took my vital signs, inserted an IV, and gave me medication to relax.
One of the nurses who visited me, and who would later assist with my surgery, was a former student of mine. It was comforting to see a familiar face.