On Wednesday May 6, we held a candlelight vigil to honor the life of Hollywood Presbyterian Nurse Celia Marcos, who died just two days after testing positive for COVID-19, which she contracted at work. The vigil made international news, and now audiences from Asia to England have heard our pain and our outrage about this avoidable tragedy.

ABC 7 reporter Eileen Frere captured the painful scene outside Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center.

Candlelight vigil held for Pinay nurse who died of COVID-19 at Hollywood hospital.
Asian Journal
On National Nurses Day, a Filipina nurse who died on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic was memorialized with a candlelight vigil in front of CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital in Los Angeles, where she had worked for 16 years.

Filipina Nurse who died from COVID-19 honored by community.
Balitang America/The Filipino Channel
Wednesday marked National Nurses Day, but as the heroes without capes work in the frontlines amid the pandemic, the community honored Celia Lardizabal Marcos, a 61-year-old Filipino American nurse who died of COVID-19 last month, through a vigil

Coronavirus: Healthcare workers hold candlelight memorial for Hollywood Presbyterian nurse..
Los Angeles Daily News

Colleagues, family members and community leaders gathered in front of Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital, Wednesday, May 6, to honor one of their own.

Vigil for nurse who died from COVID-19.
Good Day LA/KTTV Fox

Homenaje a enfermeras/Tribute to Nurses.

Medical workers hold memorial for nurse Celia Marcos.
The Daily Mail (UK)
Medical workers wearing masks held a memorial for their friend, Celia Marcos, to honor her memory amid the coronavirus crisis outside the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles. (Video)

Vigil for a fallen nurse
NBC 4 News at 11

Vigil for Hollywood nurse who died 2 days after testing positive for COVID-19
ABC 7 Los Angeles
Celia Marcos was honored outside Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, where she worked as a nurse for 16 years. Tragically, it’s also where she died.

Vigil Held For Nurse Who Died After Colleagues Say She Contracted COVID-19 While Treating Patient Without Proper Equipment.
A solemn scene unfolded outside Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Wednesday night as nurses and other hospital staff came together to remember Celia Marcos.

Vigil for a Fallen Nurse.