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Photos: Snowed In at Children’s National Health System During DC’s Historic Blizzard

Photos: Snowed In at Children’s National Health System During DC’s Historic Blizzard
Staff at Children's National participate in an impromptu snowball fight after their shift on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. All photographs courtesy of the Children's National Health System.

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Staff from the Emergency Department at Children’s National Health System bundled up during historic snowfall on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.

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Nurses Lilly Kawar, RN, and Kaitlin Dunn, RN, in the Heart and Kidney Unit brought the snow to one of their patients during this weekend’s historic snowstorm. They built this little snowman named “Snowy.”

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Clinical staff from the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit have fun outside while snowed in over the weekend at Children’s National Health System. From left to right: Ashleigh Harlow, RN, Lucia Burrell, RN, Justine Fortkiewicz, RN, and Ornica Baker, PCT.

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Mike Kauffman from the Wheaton Volunteer Resque Squad helped Bethesda resident and emergency medicine physician Dr. Shireen Atabaki get safely to work at Children’s National Health System in the midst of heavy snow.

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Security officers at Children’s National Health System kept things business as usual in the midst of the weekend’s historic snowstorm.

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Hematology and Oncology nurses at Children’s National Health System stayed warm and comfy while snowed in overnight.

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Steve Krugle, RN, a pediatric oncology nurse at Children’s National Health System, had fun while snowed in.

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Nurses from the Surgical Care Unit prepare for bed while snowed in over the weekend at Children’s National Health System.

Sarah Thomas, RN, (center) a nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s National Health System, celebrates her 26th birthday snowed in the hospital on January 23, 2016.
Sarah Thomas, RN, (center) a nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s National Health System, celebrates her 26th birthday snowed in the hospital on January 23, 2016.

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