Traveling nurse helped fight COVID pandemic during NYC's peak

"Nursing is a calling, it's what I'm here to do"
NEW YORK (WABC) -- A traveling nurse is answering the call of duty to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Ronnie Rodriguez is a traveling nurse who has cared for patients in New York and Florida.

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She treated patients in New York City during the peak of the health crisis.

"Nursing is a calling, it's what I'm here to do -- I have to, I have to help," Rodriguez said.

Rodriguez arrived in Arizona several weeks ago.

Unfortunately, COVID has also touched her family.

Both of her parents are in the hospital fighting the virus and one of them is in intensive care.

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