Nurse Anne Lee (Carole Lombard) loses her job after taking the blame for a mistake made by her sister and fellow nurse. The move forces Anne to accept a position at a hospital in disrepair. At her new job, Anne falls for the young Dr. Prescott (Brian Aherne). Trouble surfaces in the form of hospital administrator Mr. Bowly, who challenges Prescott and makes advances toward Anne. Dealing with another difficult work climate, Anne gets the chance to prove herself when an epidemic breaks out.