Sesma said she left her job as a real estate agent to live with her mother and stepfather because of the coronavirus
The state-of-the-art hospital
-- which is teeming with patients -- is a haven in what has long been a health care desert
in the heavily Black and Latino
area of the city.
"Our emergency department
was designed to treat 40 to 45,000 patients a year.
Now, with coronavirus, there are even more patients everywhere, she said.
In 2019 -- before Covid -- we were seeing 110,000 patients a year," hospital
Dr. Elaine Batchlor said.