UPDATE: As of September 21st, Tasha returned to FSJ, however, Lee was still in a Prince George hospital.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – A GoFundMe account has been set up to help a local family after a husband and wife were hospitalized for COVID-19.

According to the GoFundMe, Tasha Lusk was flown to the hospital in Prince George on September 5th after developing a severe case of pneumonia and COVID-like symptoms, which was later confirmed to be COVID-19.

Lee Bazinet., Tasha’s husband, was later hospitalized after receiving the news that he was also positive for COVID-19.

Tasha was in the middle of a career transition and was days away from starting her new job when she was hospitalized. Their two kids are currently in quarantine, and with both parents unable to work due to being hospitalized financial hardships, a GoFundMe was created to help raise funds.

The fundraiser has a goal of $8,000 and, as of September 13th, $2,830 has been raised.