A 40-year-old Louisville woman who’s been in the hospital since October after testing positive for COVID-19 finally headed home Friday.Brianna Heitzman works with the Down syndrome of Louisville organization and her co-workers and clients were on hand to cheer when she left Baptist Health Louisville.Last, she was placed on a ventilator for over a month after contracting the virus.Because of low circulation, doctors had to amputate both of her feet.She’s spent the past two months learning how to use her prosthetics.Heitzman said she is grateful for the support she’s had along the way.

A 40-year-old Louisville woman who’s been in the hospital since October after testing positive for COVID-19 finally headed home Friday.

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Brianna Heitzman works with the Down syndrome of Louisville organization and her co-workers and clients were on hand to cheer when she left Baptist Health Louisville.

Last, she was placed on a ventilator for over a month after contracting the virus.

Because of low circulation, doctors had to amputate both of her feet.

She’s spent the past two months learning how to use her prosthetics.

Heitzman said she is grateful for the support she’s had along the way.

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