METHUEN, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — On Friday, with lights flashing and sirens blaring, Methuen's first responders showed the city's healthcare workers a little love and appreciation from afar.
The so called "Thank You Parade" was made up of Methuen's firefighters, police officers, and employees from the Department of Public Works. The rolling-rally drove by various medical facilities to send thanks to local healthcare staff during the coronavirus pandemic.
"Every day, they take care of our community members suffering from COVID-19 and put their own safety at risk," MPD said in a statement on YouTube. "We appreciate their hard work and unselfish dedication!"
The parade was captured on the MPD drone as it entered the Holy Family Hospital campus.
"Many of the #healthcareheroes came outside to greet the parade," MPD said. "Some were waiving from the windows of the hospital.