News Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jennifer Schwartzenberg
Director of Community Outreach and Development,
The Outer Banks Hospital
(252) 449-5933
Date: January 23, 2022

Krista Stupka, COVID RN, joined the Outer Banks Testing and Therapy Center in August, 2020 during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, she has shown outstanding dedication to patients and team members. She exhibits grace and resilience at all times, consistently remaining thorough and patient-focused. Her bedside manner is impeccable. Krista Sipe, Director of Regional Operations, shared “Krista lives to serve and has a heart of gold. She upholds our values of teamwork, accountability, and integrity.” Her team members added that she is friendly, knowledgeable, a joy to be around, and a constant source of encouragement. She is an incredible asset to the team.

Pictured, Left to Right: Sarah Coronado, COVID Resource Specialist; Audrey Bennett-Montague, COVID Resource Specialist; Stupka; Basia Ilnicka, COVID RN; Krista Sipe, Director of Regional Operations.