Aiding the Effort to Combat the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic
Coast Guard Auxiliarist Mikhail Nolan of the East Hartford, CT Flotilla (014-25-04) and his significant other, Amanda Mckelvey, have been aiding the effort to combat the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Mckelvey is a contractor for New England Sameday, LLC, a Connecticut based private courier service. New England Sameday, LLC provides services to the Mayo Clinic, hospitals, laboratories, and other healthcare facilities throughout New England.
Having found himself unemployed as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, Nolan volunteers his time and assists Mckelvey with her increased duties resulting from the pandemic.
Nolan and Mckelvey travel to various facilities throughout Connecticut, retrieve blood samples and store them with dry ice, and deliver them to a third-party for shipment to out-of-state laboratories for testing.