Available 7 Days/Week       MON - FRI  8am - 7pm       SAT - SUN  10am – 6pm
Call us (239) 466-0400
Apply Now

SWFL nurse heading to India to help fight COVID-19 crisis

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Millions of people are suffering in India, with high COVID-19 case numbers and low levels of medical supplies. A Southwest Florida nurse is doing her part to help.

Sonal Payne will travel with dozens of nurses to the country’s capital for a month-long trip. She was born and raised in India, and pursued her nursing career after moving to the United States. 

Payne said updates from her family and friends living in India have gotten worse over time. 

“Talking to my friends who are very well-affiliated and have a lot of money and everything,” Payne said. “And even they are having a hard time finding beds. It’s just a lack of resources and everything.”

She wants to provide the support she said Indian caregivers brought to the states at the peak of the pandemic. 

“We had a lot of doctors come from India, who came and volunteered and helped us here,” she said. “So I think it’s our time to go there and return the favor.”

The nurses are waiting on Indian officials to approve their permits. Once they have them, they’ll set off for New Delhi this summer. Payne said some nurses could choose to stay longer and help.

The post SWFL nurse heading to India to help fight COVID-19 crisis appeared first on NBC2 News.

NBC2 Cape Coral

#capecoralmortgage, #capecoramortgagerates, #mortgagecapecoral, *Crawl, *Top News, Covid, Covid-19, Health, India, Local, News

*Assumes 2.799% APR, 20% down payment, and conforming 30-year fixed rate first mortgage on a single family, primary residence. The monthly payment you enter includes only principal and interest. Additional required amounts such as taxes, insurance, home owner association dues, assessments, mortgage insurance premiums, flood insurance or other such required payments should also be considered. Not all individuals will qualify for a mortgage loan based on the payment entered. Rates cited are for instructional purposes only; current rates are subject to change at any time without notice.  **Posted APR is based on Mortgage Assumptions
 
Copyright © 2021 Fidelity Home Group supports Equal Housing Opportunity | All Right Reserved  | NMLS Identifier 1834853. Fidelity Home Group is not affiliated with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) or the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Not intended for legal or financial advice, consult your own professionals if such advice is sought. Accessibility Statement  | Consent to Receive Electronic Loan Documents  |  Cookies Policy   |  Disclosures  | Email and Mobile PolicyFair Lending Policy  |  Mortgage Assumptions  |  NMLS Consumer Access  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Use