SSM Health will broadcast a one-hour documentary about its COVID-19 response Thursday evening.
Hall of fame broadcaster Bob Costas narrates "Behind the Mask," which features stories of courage, resilience and sacrifice that have occurred across the health care provider's healing ministry, according to a news release.
Behind the Mask is to air at 7 p.m. on KOMU-TV.
"Throughout the pandemic, SSM Health has experienced numerous challenges and witnessed the strength found within its community," an SSM Health Care news release said. "This week, the health system has a unique opportunity to share with its broader community the story of SSM Health and its incredible team members in a powerful documentary."
The documentary honors team members who follow in the footsteps of SSM Health Care's founding sisters, who arrived in St. Louis 150 years ago during a a smallpox epidemic. The healthcare provider has cared for more than 80,000 COVID-19 patients.