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Wake Forest Baptist Health shares encouraging post during coronavirus outbreak

The medical center posted a Moravian star to their social media page for encouragement.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest Baptist Health shared an inspirational post in order to express positivity during the coronavirus outbreak, Friday night.

The medical center posted a Moravian star to their social media page for encouragement.

As a symbol of love, hope, and peace during this challenging time, w... e are lighting our Moravian star. Along with others in the community, these stars illuminate the darkness and each night remind us that we are one community, all in this together.

“As a symbol of love, hope, and peace during this challenging time, we are lighting our Moravian star,” the organization wrote in a Facebook post. “Along with others in the community, these stars illuminate the darkness and each night remind us that we are one community, all in this together.”

The center posted the star as a way to symbolize peace in midst of the pandemic that has been sweeping the nation.

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Remember facts, not fear when talking about the coronavirus. You should take the same measures recommended by health leaders to prevent the spread of the flu and other viruses. That means washing your hands, avoiding touching your face, and covering coughs and sneezes.

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