Prior to his stroke, Dean Newton lived independently and worked full-time for the City of Amarillo. Dean’s stroke occurred four days after undergoing a coronary artery bypass and aortic repair.
A sudden intestinal infection landed George in the hospital. After surgery, George transferred to Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo for recovery. He had a great stay, then discharged to a skilled nursing facility for further recovery before returning home.
Cynthia Dodgen worked a full-time job and was an active member of the Amarillo community before being involved in a motor vehicle accident that left her with debilitating injuries.
James Turner owns his own business, where he worked full-time before his COVID-19 diagnosis. But unfortunately, COVID took its toll on James.
Visiting his daughter in Oklahoma one day, Randy began feeling weak. A few days passed, and Randy only felt worse, so his wife took him to the emergency room in Amarillo. He tested positive for COVID-19 and was admitted to the ICU. Before long, Randy required a ventilator and spent 11 days breathing with its assistance.
Before COVID-19, Lazaro Alcantar lived an active life in the community. Lazaro is a newlywed, has six children, and worked two jobs. But after contracting COVID-19, complications from the virus landed Lazaro in the hospital.
After his leg amputation, Ricky McDaniel came to Vibra for intensive rehabilitation. He worked hard at his recovery and looks forward to receiving his prosthesis.
Sharon Wingrove needed intensive rehabilitation after breaking her tibia. She arrived at Vibra feeling depressed but left feeling grateful for the support and care she received.
Mikel Cauthon arrived at Vibra unaware of his surroundings after contracting COVID-19 and suffering a stroke. Since then, he has made great progress and is thankful for Vibra’s help in his recovery.
Melissa Gutierrez went from living her busy and active life to a month-long stay at the hospital. After contracting COVID-19, she needed extended care to get back to better.