Members of New York’s Police Benevolent Association labor union visited Elmhurst Hospital in Queens on April 29 to provide meals and thanks to the hospital’s workers, who have been at the epicenter of the nation’s COVID-19 pandemic.
“Thank you front line heroes – the doctors, nurses, custodians and all employees of Elmhurst Hospital for all that they are doing – as they are on the front line facing the COVID-19 pandemic,” tweeted the NYPD 104th Precinct Twitter account, which also shared photos of the event. “We appreciate them and support them.”
As of April 28, 48,847 positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in Queens, and 3,608 deaths – the highest numbers of any county in the US. Credit: Police Benevolent Association of the City of New York via Storyful