Covid-19 Claims Huntington Hospital Nurse

A Huntington Hospital nurse has died of Covid-19, the hospital confirmed Friday.

John Abruzzo began working at the hospital as a security officer in 2002, becoming a nurse in 2007, according to the hospital.

“We at Huntington Hospital are devastated by the loss of our colleague John Abruzzo, RN, from COVID-19. He was among the brave caregivers dedicated to their patients during this challenging time,” the hospital said.

He leaves behind a wife and two children, and  a brother who works at the hospital.

“Our team at Huntington Hospital is a family that now mourns the loss of one of its own.  But as we grieve, we will also persevere in caring for our patients with the grace and strength that John displayed day in and day out,” said Susan Knoepffler, RN, chief nursing officer at Huntington Hospital.

The hospital reported no further information.


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