More often than not, emergency services staff don't get the credit they deserve, and that couldn't be more the case amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Today, Arnold Schwarzenegger has donated a massive $1 million to the coronavirus medical supply fund, to help those who are on the frontline of the pandemic.
What he's had to say is amazing...
In our hour of need...
And when it comes to medical pandemics?
And more often than not...
We can get so wrapped up in ourselves, that we forget how much we rely on these people...
They themselves put their own health at stake.
Thank you -- To our doctors. To our nurses. To ALL our healthcare workers out there. You’re on the front lin… https://t.co/0CARot6Nzv— Gavin Newsom (@Gavin Newsom)1584631297.0
And of course, this is no different when it comes to the coronavirus outbreak.
I wanted to take a minute to send a special thank you to everybody working on the front lines to battle the COVID-1… https://t.co/oXpAiL9I6q— danawhite (@danawhite)1584637661.0
In fact, things have gotten so bad that retired healthcare professionals are being asked to return.BBC.
Just days ago, doctors and nurses were pleading for masks.Across the globe, staff are being forced to re-use dirty masks or even make their own.
This is truly awful.
@choo_ek @VP #GetMePPE @SenStabenow @RepDebDingell @SenGaryPeters Reusing the same mask all day, so I had covid a… https://t.co/VSC5058ZWZ— Vidya Kumar Ramanathan, MD MPH (@Vidya Kumar Ramanathan, MD MPH)1584452022.0
Not to mention the fact that when they finally finish their shift...
Tried to get some shopping tonight - went to 3 big stores and came out with ice cream and crisps! 😩 When & how are… https://t.co/ID9lXoB7xQ— Sara Dampier 💙 (@Sara Dampier 💙)1584647605.0
But of course, there is still so much good in the world.
I found two boxes on my doorstep this morning. Thank you whoever you are. This independent doctor is forever gratef… https://t.co/LZqUrdMzMM— Niran Al-Agba, MD (@Niran Al-Agba, MD)1584474545.0
People have also been coming up with other ways to show their gratitude.
This just brought tears to my eyes. People on this street clapping at 7:30 tonight to show their thanks to frontl… https://t.co/0CZmkZ08wS— Cynthia Mulligan (@Cynthia Mulligan)1584661022.0
This is a time for pulling together.
The news was shared on Twitter today.
I never believed in sitting on the couch and complaining about how bad things are, I always believed we should all… https://t.co/pBTlnyn5ao— Arnold (@Arnold)1585066204.0