ANDOVER, MA — Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the already-vital work of healthcare workers is even more important — and risky. We all know someone who's making a difference right now as we live through unprecedented times. Here at Patch, we've launched an initiative to help recognize these everyday heroes.
This submission comes from Mary Lyman of Andover, Mass., who nominated Zandra Kelley, the chief medical officer at Greater Lawrence Family Health Center:
Where the nominee lives:
Where the person who nominated the hero lives:
Name of the nominee:
Dr. Zandra Kelley
Name of the person who nominated the hero:
Is the nominee considered an “essential worker”?
What does the nominee do for work?
Chief Medical Officer
Why do you believe the nominee should be recognized or honored?
We have 62,000 patients and 625 employees. Dr. Kelley guided the organization and the patients through this pandemic. She was calm focused and caring. Every week she had a zoom meeting on protocols. She is also a mom to 2 children.
What’s one thing you want everyone to know about your hero?:
She is both smart and compassionate.
Thank you for all you do, Zandra!
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