Children hand out cards April 10 to in support of health care workers at Victoria General Hospital on the frontline in the battle against COVID-19. (Michelle Cabana/News Staff)

West Shore first responders salute health care staff at Victoria General Hospital

Students and first responders support those on the frontline against COVID-19

West Shore first responders and students from across the region paraded to Victoria General Hospital the morning of April 10 in a show of support for health care workers.

As O’ Canada rang out Friday morning, fire trucks, RCMP cruisers and more drove through the emergency room parking area in a salute to health care workers.

READ ALSO: Provincial, world leaders thank frontline workers on World Health Day

“It’s very touching because it’s about being appreciated and to know that community knows how dangerous this is. This thank you from the kids … things like this make it all worthwhile,” said one respiratory therapist after receiving a card crafted by local youth.

First responders across Greater Victoria have shown support at both Victoria General Hospital and Royal Jubilee Hospital in a show of support amid the pandemic.



c.vanreeuwyk@blackpress.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

CoronavirusVictoria General Hospital

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

 

First responders on the West Shore gather April 10 to parade past Victoria General Hospital in a show of support for health care workers on the frontline in the battle against COVID-19. (Michelle Cabana/News Staff)

First responders on the West Shore gather April 10 to parade past Victoria General Hospital in a show of support for health care workers on the frontline in the battle against COVID-19. (Michelle Cabana/News Staff)

Children hand out cards April 10 to in support of health care workers at Victoria General Hospital on the frontline in the battle against COVID-19. (Michelle Cabana/News Staff)

First responders on the West Shore gather April 10 to parade past Victoria General Hospital in a show of support for health care workers on the frontline in the battle against COVID-19. (Michelle Cabana/News Staff)

First responders on the West Shore gather April 10 to parade past Victoria General Hospital in a show of support for health care workers on the frontline in the battle against COVID-19. (Michelle Cabana/News Staff)

Just Posted

Sidney blocks off parking spaces to create more sidewalk

Additional measures to create more outdoor space for restaurants and cafe on way

Sidney/North Saanich RCMP seize vehicle stolen from New Westminster

Man arrested on Resthaven Drive charged with possession of property obtained by crime

Telus headquarters to come to Victoria in ‘landmark building’ development

City sells land on coroner of Douglas and Humboldt streets for $8.1 million

Victoria man identified as victim in Thunder Bay murder

Police investigating after Paul Vivier, 29, discovered in hotel

B.C. records four new COVID-19 cases, Abbotsford hospital outbreak cleared

Four senior home outbreaks also declared over, eight still active

About 30% of B.C. students return to schools as in-class teaching restarts amid pandemic

Education minister noted that in-class instruction remains optional

Trudeau avoids questions about anti-racism protesters dispersed for Trump photo-op

Prime minister says racism is an issue Canadians must tackle at home, too

Vancouver Island school principal mourns family killed during US protests

Jelks says he’s grateful for the outpouring of support from the community in the wake of this tragedy

Be cautious expanding COVID-19 bubble, Dr. Bonnie Henry tells B.C.

Senior homes stay off-limits as schools, businesses reopen

Considerations made to keep Island community’s drive-by birthday celebrations going

Trucks will tone it down or not use horns at all to bring some joy to kids and older folks

Summer tubing ban on Cowichan River lifted

The Tube Shack opening on June 27

Most Read