Tisha’s test results came back: she had indeed acquired the COVID-19 virus… The doctor texted: “Tisha’s water just broke. She is hypertensive, and her liver enzymes are elevated.”
It was late last night – around 11:00 pm. Moses had just taken over for Hosanna. He got a call from upstairs. One of our young men, Joshua, was symptomatic…
“Due to the Coronavirus, I am working twelve hour shifts, six days a week (at University Medical Center). I’m not afraid. This is my job and I love it.”
The first shoe to drop for the vast majority of our kids was their employment – over 85% lost their jobs this week. I know so many of our family and friends find themselves in the same predicament.
Covenant House NOLA
CHNOLA is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Much more than “just a shelter,” we provide supportive counseling and the tools needed to help our youth become independent, productive members of our community.