Thousands of healthcare workers and first responders fight every day to save critically ill COVID-19 patients, but despite their best efforts, many people have died in front of them.
Jessica is a rapid response ICU nurse in Philadelphia who has been working in the field for 20 years, but says, recently she’s seen “more death now than ever.” She also says that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is very real among the frontline workers.

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“I think it’s going to impact a number of us. It already has, but I think it’s going to really leave a lasting impact,” she tells Dr. Phil on Monday’s episode.
In the video above, Jessica describes an event that happened in the ICU that she says still haunts her.

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On Monday, Dr. Phil also speaks with the Vice President of the FDNY EMS local 2507 union, which represents the over 4,000 uniformed EMTs, paramedics, and fire inspectors of the FDNY. Find out why he says he is concerned about the heroic men and women he represents. Check here to see where you can watch.