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One year later: A nurse, long-haul trucker and TikToker reflect on the pandemic

Moses Li is an emergency room nurse at St. Paul’s Hospital, where medical staff was caring for 24 COVID-19 patients Tuesday. Photo Mike Howell

(Vancouver is Awesome) – The three men don’t know each other but share a common experience in discussing what life was like for them in the early days of the pandemic.

Each of them appeared in separate Glacier Media stories within six weeks of the World Health Organization declaring the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic.

The declaration was made March 11, 2020.

Li, a father of a 21-month-old son at the time, was on his way in early April to begin his shift as an emergency room nurse at St. Paul’s Hospital.

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