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By Tom Hallberg
Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Jackson man survives 88-day COVID battle


Kathryn Ziesig, Jackson Hole News&Guide

Anthony Parker shows off his specially made "I am stronger than COVID-19" T-shirt while celebrating Father's Day with his family outside St. John's Health in Jackson. He spent nearly 90 days in hospitals after contracting the virus.

JACKSON - Eighty-eight days.

That's how long Anthony Parker spent in the hospital.

He first felt sick with symptoms that didn't mirror a typical cold or flu on March 30.

"The last thing I remember, I drove myself to this hospital," the 61-year-old Jackson man said, sitting in the shade outside St. John's Health. "I couldn't sleep. And I said, 'Well, I gotta go see what's wrong.'"

Parker finally left the hospital on June 25, ending a three-month saga with coronavirus in which he was transferred to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center and then back to St. John's. He spent a month and half i...

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