Oregon National Guard Pandemic Support

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Oregon National Guard Pandemic Support 2022 11

Oregon Air Force National Guard Senior Airman Michael Mead conducts a preliminary check-in for a visitor at the entrance to the main hospital at OHSU. Visitors are limited because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The National Guard is at OHSU to help until the end of March. (OHSU/Christine Torres Hicks)

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Oregon National Guard Pandemic Support 2022 10
Oregon Army National Guard member Pfc. Giovanni Gutierrez-Rivas prepares to sign on to work for OHSU and check in a patient before they enter the emergency department. Gutierrez-Rivas says he enjoys being at the hospital helping people. (OHSU/Christine Torres Hicks)
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Oregon National Guard Pandemic Support 2022 9
Oregon Air Force National Guard, Airman 1st Class Parker Swanson checks in a family at the entrance to OHSU's Doernbecher Children's Hospital on Wed., Jan. 26, 2022. The National Guard are staying with OHSU until the end of March to help with staffing during the current strain from the COVID-19 pandemic. (OHSU/Christine Torres Hicks)
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Oregon National Guard Pandemic Support 2022 8

Trenton Cadena, checkpoint supervisor at OHSU, speaks with Oregon National Guard member Pfc. Giovanni Gutierrez-Rivas as he begins his shift managing entry at OHSU's emergency department on Wed., Jan. 26, 2022. (OHSU/Christine Torres Hicks)

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Oregon National Guard Pandemic Support 2022 7

An Oregon National Guard helicopter prepares to land atop OHSU hospital as part of the Guard's emergency training operation in response to the ongoing COVID-29 pandemic at OHSU on Wed., Jan. 26, 2022. (OHSU/Christine Torres Hicks)

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Oregon National Guard Pandemic Support 2022 6

An Oregon National Guard helicopter prepares to land atop OHSU hospital as part of the Guard's emergency training operation in response to the ongoing COVID-29 pandemic at OHSU on Wed., Jan. 26, 2022. (OHSU/Christine Torres Hicks)

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Oregon National Guard Pandemic Support 2022 3

Stephanie Schmidt, director of operations for children and women's health at OHSU (second from left) leads a group of Oregon National Guard members to their stations inside OHSU hospital on Wed., Jan. 26, 2022. (OHSU/Christine Torres Hicks)

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Oregon National Guard 2022

Oregon National Guard Maj. Ge. Michael E. Stencel tours OHSU to get an overview of how National Guard members assist OHSU during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of the tour, Stencel and other National Guard members were given gifts and words of appreciation by OHSU leadership. Fri., Feb. 11, 2022. 

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Oregon National Guard 2022

Oregon National Guard Maj. Ge. Michael E. Stencel tours OHSU to get an overview of how National Guard members assist OHSU during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of the tour, Stencel and other National Guard members were given gifts and words of appreciation by OHSU leadership. Fri., Feb. 11, 2022. 

Oregon National Guard 2022
Oregon National Guard 2022

Oregon National Guard Maj. Ge. Michael E. Stencel tours OHSU to get an overview of how National Guard members assist OHSU during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of the tour, Stencel and other National Guard members were given gifts and words of appreciation by OHSU leadership. Fri., Feb. 11, 2022. 

Oregon National Guard 2022
Oregon National Guard 2022

Oregon National Guard Maj. Ge. Michael E. Stencel tours OHSU to get an overview of how National Guard members assist OHSU during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of the tour, Stencel and other National Guard members were given gifts and words of appreciation by OHSU leadership. Fri., Feb. 11, 2022. 

Oregon National Guard 2022
Oregon National Guard 2022

Oregon National Guard Maj. Ge. Michael E. Stencel tours OHSU to get an overview of how National Guard members assist OHSU during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of the tour, Stencel and other National Guard members were given gifts and words of appreciation by OHSU leadership. Fri., Feb. 11, 2022. 

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Oregon National Guard Support 2022

Joe E. Ness, M.H.A., R.Ph., senior vice president and chief operating officer of OHSU Health, left, receives a gift from Oregon National Guard U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Rebecca Thompson in appreciation of OHSU's hospitality, bravery, and teamwork during the COVID-19 pandemic. Oregon National Guard members have helped staff OHSU throughout the pandemic and will be leaving its OHSU post on March 11, 2022, as the pandemic's threat wanes.

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Oregon National Guard Support 2022

Joe E. Ness, M.H.A., R.Ph., senior vice president and chief operating officer of OHSU Health, left, receives a gift from Oregon National Guard U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Rebecca Thompson in appreciation of OHSU's hospitality, bravery, and teamwork during the COVID-19 pandemic. Oregon National Guard members have helped staff OHSU throughout the pandemic and will be leaving its OHSU post on March 11, 2022, as the pandemic's threat wanes.

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Oregon National Guard Support 2022

Joe E. Ness, M.H.A., R.Ph., senior vice president and chief operating officer of OHSU Health, left, receives a gift from Oregon National Guard U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Rebecca Thompson in appreciation of OHSU's hospitality, bravery, and teamwork during the COVID-19 pandemic. Oregon National Guard members have helped staff OHSU throughout the pandemic and will be leaving its OHSU post on March 11, 2022, as the pandemic's threat wanes.

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Oregon National Guard Support 2022

Joe E. Ness, M.H.A., R.Ph., senior vice president and chief operating officer of OHSU Health, left, receives a gift from Oregon National Guard U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Rebecca Thompson in appreciation of OHSU's hospitality, bravery, and teamwork during the COVID-19 pandemic. Oregon National Guard members have helped staff OHSU throughout the pandemic and will be leaving its OHSU post on March 11, 2022, as the pandemic's threat wanes.

Oregon National Guard Support 2022
Oregon National Guard Support 2022

Joe E. Ness, M.H.A., R.Ph., senior vice president and chief operating officer of OHSU Health, left, receives a gift from Oregon National Guard U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Rebecca Thompson in appreciation of OHSU's hospitality, bravery, and teamwork during the COVID-19 pandemic. Oregon National Guard members have helped staff OHSU throughout the pandemic and will be leaving its OHSU post on March 11, 2022, as the pandemic's threat wanes.

Oregon National Guard Support 2022
Oregon National Guard Support 2022

Joe E. Ness, M.H.A., R.Ph., senior vice president and chief operating officer of OHSU Health, left, receives a gift from Oregon National Guard U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Rebecca Thompson in appreciation of OHSU's hospitality, bravery, and teamwork during the COVID-19 pandemic. Oregon National Guard members have helped staff OHSU throughout the pandemic and will be leaving its OHSU post on March 11, 2022, as the pandemic's threat wanes.

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Oregon National Guard Support 2022

Joe E. Ness, M.H.A., R.Ph., senior vice president and chief operating officer of OHSU Health, left, receives a gift from Oregon National Guard U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Rebecca Thompson in appreciation of OHSU's hospitality, bravery, and teamwork during the COVID-19 pandemic. Oregon National Guard members have helped staff OHSU throughout the pandemic and will be leaving its OHSU post on March 11, 2022, as the pandemic's threat wanes.

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Oregon National Guard Pandemic Support

Oregon National Guard members check in for duty at Oregon Health & Science University Aug. 30, 2021. Forty-nine guard members are being deployed to OHSU during the current COVID-19 pandemic surge and will help OHSU healthcare teams by staffing access checkpoints and serving in patient care support service roles. (OHSU/Chelsea Balumas)

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Oregon National Guard Pandemic Support

Joshua Beebe, manager of the OHSU Office of Visitors and Volunteers, meets with Oregon National Guard members Aug. 30, 2021. Forty-nine guard members are being deployed to OHSU during the current COVID-19 pandemic surge and will help OHSU healthcare teams by staffing access checkpoints and serving in patient care support service roles. (OHSU/Chelsea Balumas)

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Oregon National Guard Pandemic Support

Oregon Air National Guard Senior Airman Skadi Freyer, who is temporarily deployed at OHSU during the current COVID-19 case surge, plays the piano in the lobby of OHSU Doernbecher Childrens Hospital on Sept. 1, 2021. Freyer, who has played piano for years and performs regularly at a restaurant in Astoria, Oregon, has taken to playing the piano during her breaks to help bring peace to stressed OHSU staff and patients. (OHSU/Jennifer Smith)

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Oregon National Guard Pandemic Support

OHSU social worker Jennifer Smith, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., (left) has been moved by Oregon Air National Guard Senior Airman Skadi Freyer, who is temporarily deployed at OHSU during the current COVID-19 case surge and has been playing the piano in the lobby of OHSU Doernbecher Childrens Hospital during her breaks. The two met Sept. 8, 2021, to discuss how Smith was moved by Freyer's playing, which was described as "a beautiful moment of someone in uniform who was blessing us on her break with some beautiful music, which really was grounding for me, to remind me of the beauty and the good in the midst of this really hard time." (Oregon National Guard/Lt. Daniel Delgado)

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Oregon National Guard Pandemic Support 2022 2
Oregon Air Force National Guard Senior Airman Gabriel Julum manages entry for OHSU staff and students at the Portland Aerial Tram entrance at the Waterfront in Portland on Wed., Jan. 26, 2022. Julum has been at this OHSU post for a week. (OHSU/Christine Torres Hicks)
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Oregon National Guard Pandemic Support 2022 1
Oregon Air Force National Guard Senior Airman Michael Mead conducts a preliminary check-in for a visitor at the entrance to the main hospital at OHSU. Visitors are limited because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The National Guard is at OHSU to help until the end of March. (OHSU/Christine Torres Hicks)