Thank You, Coronavirus Health Care Workers: Communities Celebrate Those on the Front Lines

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Thank You, Coronavirus Health Care Workers: Communities Celebrate Those on the Front Lines

Thank You, Coronavirus Health Care Workers: Communities Celebrate Those on the Front Lines

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Thank You, Coronavirus Health Care Workers: Communities Celebrate Those on the Front Lines

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Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, health care professionals have been risking their lives every day to help treat and care for the sick. It’s a tireless battle, but people across the nation are showing their appreciation for the sacrifices many doctors, nurses and more are making.

Manhattan, New York

Manhattan, New York

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Health care workers embrace each other outside of Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan after neighborhood residents applaud them in a small act of kindness people can perform during the coronavirus pandemic.

Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford, Connecticut

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Hartford Hospital health care professionals in Connecticut wave American flags to the fire and police departments that came out to celebrate and support them as they fight the coronavirus battle.

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

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Caring cities across the nation are finding ways to let health care professionals know that their hard work is appreciated and supported. The people of Chicago are leaving inspirational messages on sidewalks for first responders.

Detroit, Michigan

Detroit, Michigan

 

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A sign on the marquee of the Fox Theater posts encouraging messages thanking health care professionals and first responders in Detroit.

Miami, Florida

Miami, Florida

 

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Miami residents applaud and make noise from their balconies as a way to show solidarity for health care workers, first responders, supermarket employees and other professions helping to fight COVID-19 in the city.

Bel Air, Maryland

Bel Air, Maryland

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Outside the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, Maryland, signs spell out a supportive message to health care professionals working hard at the hospital.

Burbank, California

Burbank, California

 

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Workers at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California, display a thank-you card after businessman Michael "BigMike" Straumietis donated masks to the hospital.

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

 

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A sign in Boston’s Kenmore Square in front of the iconic Citgo landmark thanks health care workers while the city remains on a stay-at-home order.

Manhattan, New York

Manhattan, New York

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Neighborhood residents display their gratitude for health care workers as they hold up signs and cheer outside of NYU Medical Center in Manhattan.

Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford, Connecticut

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Hilton hotel windows in downtown Hartford, Connecticut, are lit up red in the shape of a heart as a message of support for health care workers, who are tirelessly working long and intense hours under extreme conditions.

Tamarac, Florida

Tamarac, Florida

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A sign in front of University Hospital and Medical Center in Tamarac, Florida, offers support for health care professionals taking care of the sick and putting others before themselves during the battle against coronavirus.

Queens, New York

Queens, New York

 

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A thank-you sign can be seen outside of Queens’ Elmhurst Hospital, an epicenter in the coronavirus battle.

New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven, Connecticut

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K&J Tree Service brought a roughly 12-by-20-foot sign to thank health care workers at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut, where many health care workers have been making sacrifices including keeping a safe distance away from family and friends during this pandemic.

Plantation, Florida

Plantation, Florida

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A sign was placed at the entrance of Westside Regional Medical Center in Plantation, Florida, to show appreciation and encouragement to all health care workers fighting this battle against coronavirus.

Manhattan, New York

Manhattan, New York

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Neighborhood residents cheer from their balconies for health care workers outside of NYU Medical Center in Manhattan.

Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford, Connecticut

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Hartford Hospital health care professionals watch as the fire and police departments drive around the horseshoe at the hospital's entrance to show their appreciation.

Royal Oak, Michigan

Royal Oak, Michigan

 

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A sign is put up in Royal Oak, Michigan, to support Beaumont Hospital health care workers, where there are reportedly nearly 1,500 employees that have coronavirus symptoms, including 500 nurses.

Manhattan, New York

Manhattan, New York

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Neighborhood residents applaud and show their support for health care workers outside of Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan.

Owings, Maryland

Owings, Maryland

 

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The people of Owings, Maryland, thought of a creative way to thank health care workers while in quarantine.

New York City, New York

New York City, New York

 

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A family steps out onto the balcony to join other neighbors in showing gratitude for medical and essential workers as part of the nightly #ClapBecauseWeCare in New York City during the coronavirus pandemic.

Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford, Connecticut

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Busy health care workers and professionals take a moment to watch as the city’s fire and police departments drive through the hospital’s horseshoe with lights flashing and sirens roaring in an act of appreciation.

Manhattan, New York

Manhattan, New York

 

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Outside of Mount Sinai West medical center is a sidewalk full of considerate compliments and thank-you messages from the neighborhood residents in New York.

Miami, Florida

Miami, Florida

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Some Americans have moved their work home and are practicing social distancing, but that isn’t something medical professionals have the luxury of doing. People in Miami hang signs from the balcony of their apartment building in support of health care professionals.

Manhattan, New York

Manhattan, New York

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In an effort to boost happiness for health care workers, dozens of firefighters applauded and saluted NYU Langone health care workers for their service during the coronavirus pandemic.

Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford, Connecticut

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Members of the Bear’s Smokehouse Restaurant Group stop by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to drop off pizzas as a thank-you to the health care workers in the Hartford community.

Manhattan, New York

Manhattan, New York

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Thank-you notes and signs are posted in the People's Garden on West 111th Street in New York.

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

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A message thanking essential personnel fighting the coronavirus is on display in Boston.

Manhattan, New York

 Manhattan, New York

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A message reading “Thank You All Hospital Workers” is chalked on a New York City sidewalk during the coronavirus pandemic. Many states are using a lot of manpower and health care resources to slow down the spread of the virus, but according to a new study, this is when each state is expected to hit its peak use of resources.

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