Hundreds of police, firemen, helpers of the sheriff and other first responders marched today in front of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with sirens blaring and lights on in a show of support to the health workers in the National Day of Nursing.
Representatives of several agencies responsible for law enforcement and fire departments took part in the tribute, which led to hundreds of workers outside the hospital to watch the spectacle, all with masks and waving as he passed the parade.
At the entrance of the hospital, the first responders, also with masks, gathered to take photographs with the health workers and other hospital employees. The crowd cheered when a helicopter police flew in circles above his head.
The procession of first responders began in the boulevard of Santa Monica and La Cienega and crossed West Hollywood, passing by several medical centers in the road, before arriving to Cedars-Sinai. Is expected to make another procession along the same route at 7:15 p. m.
The city asked residents and others to join the tribute to remotely posting comments on social networks or by displaying banners or billboards in their homes.
Similar homages in other medical centers throughout the southern united States were carried out to recognize the health workers are essential during the pandemic of COVID-19.
The mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti and actor Mark Wahlberg visited the nurses at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, delivering hundreds of meals to the hospital staff.
“The smallest thing that we are doing, either to illuminate the town Hall of the blue, or is a day like this that we celebrate, is so important to the souls, and the spirit of our city, because they pass by our nurses “, Garcetti said.
“ … I want to thank what you do every day. It does not lack the presence of the COVID-19 to show love to the people who most need it”.