Name: Christy Sterling

Tell me about yourself?

About your job: Phlebotomist

Do you have a specific or different role during COVID 19?

Yes, my role during COVID-19 has been testing individuals for the coronavirus at the Washington COVID test site.

How long have you been employed at WHS?

I started working for Washington Health System five and a half years ago.

Was it always in the same department?


Education: I graduated from Trinity High School in 1988, California University of Pennsylvania in 1993, and the National Career School in 2013.

Hobbies outside of work: I enjoy reading and walking.

Family, pets, etc?

I’ve been married to my husband, Tom, for 22 years. We have two sons, Sage who is 20 and Carson who is 18. We also have a 16-year-old peek-a-poo named Kayda, a 10-year-old pug named Kobi, and a 3-year-old cat named Fleury.

What was your first job?

My first job was working as a receptionist at a hair salon.

What was the last thing you were really excited about?

The last thing I was really excited about was my oldest son graduating from high school!

What is your favorite snack?

Potato chips

What would be your ideal vacation, after we are back to “normal”?

When things get back to normal I’d really like to vacation at the beach with my family.

What do you want people to know about the COVID-19 pandemic?

I want people to know that we are all in this together.

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