Houston area long-hauler is on the road to recovery thanks to UTHealth COVID-19 Center of Excellence
Lying in his isolation bed in the intensive care unit (ICU) of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Anthony Garcia could not believe he was one of the thousands of Houstonians that ended up in the hospital battling COVID-19. The husband, father of two, and friend to many had a lot of time on his hands to rest and think.
“I was scared, and all of the what-ifs came to my mind,” said Garcia. “What if I don’t get better; what if I don’t get to go home?”
But the biggest what-if on his mind was, “What if I would have gotten vaccinated? Would things have gone differently?”
September 30, 2021