Illustration: Xinmei Liu

The Covid Audit

Inside One Psychiatric Nurse’s Workweek at the Hospital

Public health specialists explain how well she mitigated risk for herself, her patients, and her family

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15 min readJan 22, 2021


Wouldn’t it be nice, as you go about your confusing, nerve-wracking, coronavirus-avoiding days, to have an epidemiologist on call to answer your…



Sara Austin

Sara Austin is a writer and editor in New York. She has held senior editorial positions at Real Simple, Cosmopolitan, Self, and Marie Claire.