Coming out of retirement during coronavirus pandemic, a Seattle nurse finds purpose

SEATTLE — Carolyn Grant, 63, a retired registered nurse, was sitting comfortably in her favorite chair beside the fireplace when her phone buzzed at 2 p.m. on March 11 with a fresh text message: Could she come back to work?UW Medical Center was searching for recently retired employees to bolster its ranks as the outbreak of coronavirus stretched hospital staff thin, and Grant’s former boss was asking her to step back into the saddle and help run the medical system’s COVID-19 testing program.“Wow, I have to think about that,” Grant said of her reaction to the message. “This is serious times, an...


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