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Appreciation Week for Frontline Workers, First Responders and Healthcare Workers

Steve Sews
Steve Sews
Appreciation Week for Frontline Workers, First Responders and Healthcare Workers
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Appreciation Week for Frontline Workers, First Responders and Healthcare Workers – Jefferson City, TN Mayor Mitch Cain has declared January 25-29, 2021, Healthcare Professionals, First Responders and Frontline Workers Week. Everyone is encouraged to join in recognizing and honoring the devotion these individuals make to the health and well-being of our City.

Appreciation Week for Frontline Workers, First Responders and Healthcare Workers

Appreciation Week for Frontline Workers, First Responders and Healthcare Workers - Jefferson City, TN Mayor Mitch Cain has declared January 25-29, 2021, Healthcare Professionals, First Responders and Frontline Workers Week. Everyone is encouraged to join in recognizing and honoring the devotion these individuals make to the health and well-being of our City.


January 25-29, 2021, is Appreciation Week for Frontline Workers, First Responders and Healthcare Workers. As a part of this celebration, we are asking people to align on Hospital Drive between the hours of 6:45 pm and 7:15 pm on Thursday, January 28 and form a “Waving, thumbs up” appreciation display. During this season of COVID and health protocols for social distancing, we are hoping this will be a way for us to be community and show our appreciation. You may stand, sit in a lawn chair or remain in your vehicle. We would like for as many people to participate as possible. This is just a small token of our gratitude for the individuals putting their lives on the line daily. Let’s show our appreciation!!!

The Proclamation …

City of Jefferson City, Tennessee

A Mayoral Proclamation

Declaring January 25—29, Frontline Workers Week

By Executive Order of His Honor the Mayor:

WHEREAS, our nation, state and city are in the midst of one of the worst global health pandemics in history, as a result of COVID-19; and

WHEREAS, healthcare professionals, first responders and frontline workers put their lives on the line every day, to provide support and lifesaving care to the residents and visitors of Jefferson City; and

WHEREAS, physicians, nurses, technicians, other healthcare professionals, and hospital support staff, as well as first responders including emergency rescue personnel, firefighters and law enforcement officers and other frontline workers who provide essential services have faced the challenge of providing care for patients with COVID-19, often risking their own lives to save the lives of others; and

WHEREAS, during a time when the sick in our city cannot have their loved ones by their side, these dedicated men and women surround and support our friends and neighbors with care and compassion; and

WHEREAS, Tennova Jefferson Memorial, our regional healthcare provider and our frontline workers have exhibited compassion, understanding, and professionalism during long hours and through challenging circumstances and we are grateful for their gifts and service to this city

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Mitch Cain, Mayor of the City of Jefferson City , do hereby proclaim January 25-29 , 2021

Healthcare Professionals, First Responders and Frontline Workers Week
And urge all citizens to join in recognizing and honoring the devotion these individuals make to the health and well-being of our City.
Signed and Sealed:

this 25th day of January, 2021
His Honor the Mayor

Mitch Cain , Mayor

Maybe this is not in your city, town, county or state, then maybe you can do it then too in your local setting. Make sure to follow the current restriction laws too.

Something my Small Group and other Small Groups at True Life Church, in Jefferson City, TN done was give baskets of snacks and drinks along with personal thank you notes to a lot of medical staff at one local hospital. Maybe your small group can do that too!

The workers appreciated it too. They enjoyed it and even put the notes they got on their lockers at the hospital.

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