Local doctor running to honor frontline workers

VIDEO: Doctor honors frontline workers with over 40-mile run
  • Ascension St. John employee, Dr. Wyatt Hockmeyer, he’s the Director or Program Improvement, ran 46 miles in honor of health care workers.
  • He’s an avid runner, and says the exhaustion healthcare workers feel, is like they’re running a marathon everyday.
Dr. Wyatt Hockmeyer
Dr. Wyatt Hockmeyer
Dr. Wyatt Hockmeyer finishes 46-mile run
Dr. Wyatt Hockmeyer finishes 46-mile run
  • His shift ends every day. But for those on the frontlines, they’ve done it over and over for 10 months.
  • Ascension St. John partnered up with Medals4Mettle (M4M) to honor and give health care workers medals.
  • Eighty-five health professionals were nominated by their peers. The received their medals at one of two ceremonies held.