In other countries, people have opened their windows or stood on balconies to clap and cheer for health care workers. It’s a symbolic gesture, but a very poignant one as doctors, nurses and hospital staff spend days and nights away from their families trying to save our lives.
One local woman who lives in the West 90s attempted to start a similar trend on Sunday night. The woman who goes by @an_uptown_girl on instagram but asked that we not use her name, wants this to be a nightly ritual at 8 p.m.
“I live alone so this 5 minutes of connectedness really brightened up my day!” she said.
See the video below. And join in tomorrow night!
Clapping for health care workers tonight, from west 94th street. pic.twitter.com/BWv9b2yB4a
— westsiderag (@westsiderag) March 23, 2020