AJC: Northside chaplain discusses adjusting to the new normal with COVID-19


In the wake of the global pandemic, hospital chaplains are adjusting to new ways of ministering to isolated, vulnerable and, sometimes, scared patients and their family members, as well as swelling ranks of medical personnel who are traumatized by a stealth enemy — COVID-19.

Rev. Amani Legagneur, manager of spiritual health and education for the Northside Hospital System, spoke with the Atlanta Journal-Constituion.

“We run towards suffering,” she said. “We want to be there, regardless of how painful what we encounter may be. We’re not averse to really difficult challenges.” 

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