Hospital administrators have worked feverishly in recent weeks to stretch staff and resources to keep up with an influx of patients brought on by the COVID-19 surge. Meanwhile, they've also made plans for how to distribute treatment in the event of a worst-case scenario, in which demand for care exceeds available medical resources.

Californian photographer Alex Horvath went into a COVID-19 ICU at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital on Tuesday to capture images of health care workers in action.