Coronavirus: Fresno ovation for frontline workers happening tonight

Fresno residents are invited to applaud all workers on the frontlines of the pandemic to thank them for their work.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Members of the Fresno City Council are inviting residents to applaud healthcare workers in unison to thank them for their work during the COVID-19 crisis.

On May 1 at 7 p.m., people are encouraged to step outside their front door for about five minutes and make noise in celebration of healthcare workers, farmworkers, grocery store employees, first responders and others who continue to provide essential services during the pandemic.

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Councilmember Esmeralda Soria and Council Vice President Paul Caprioglio made the announcement through a press release this week.

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In the release, the council members asked people to continue practicing social distancing while they cheer for essential workers.

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