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Downey resident Andrew Esparza shares how Covid-19 hindered his career plans.

Covid Hinders Career Plans

Arely Macedo, Photographer May 22, 2020

04/26/20: “I was in and out of the hospital from the end of March to beginning of April. I had two brain surgeries during this time. Unfortunately, because of COVID-19, my family was not able to visit me at all. I wasn't able to have any visitors whatsoever; this made it very lonely. The only people I was able to see physically were the nurses and doctors”

Local Woman Undergoes Brain Surgery Amid Covid-19

Katherine Portillo, Photographer May 21, 2020

Downey, California, U.S. All photos provided by interviewees.

Since the last week of October, ROP Health Occupation students from Downey High School visit the PIH Health Hospital for hands on practice. Students in this class go to the hospital during first and second period everyday except Mondays.

The doctor is in

Natalie Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor/ Staff Writer December 9, 2014

On Oct. 24, the ROP Health Occupations class began their on-the-job training at the PIH Hospital in Downey, where they work mornings Tuesday through Friday. Mrs. Davis, the ROP Health Occupations adviser,...

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