June 10, 2021

Library of Congress Acquires Audio Diaries from Healthcare Workers During COVID-19

Collection from the Nocturnists Documents Challenges Healthcare Workers Faced as Pandemic Evolved
  • Illustration of health care worker in COVID PPE. Image care of The Nocturnist. 

The Library of Congress has acquired audio diaries featuring more than 200 frontline healthcare workers in the fight against COVID-19, a collection that provides first-hand testimonies from hospitals and communities across the country as the public health crisis unfolded. The audio library was donated by The Nocturnists, a San Francisco-based independent medical storytelling community and podcast.

Read the full story from the Library of Congress.

Check out the Nocturnist Stories from a Pandemic and story map.