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‘You are brave' | Sidewalk chalk messages rally Cone Health workers on the front lines

The uplifting messages read, “You are brave,” “You are strong,” “You are loved" outside the hospital entrance.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — It’s messages of thankfulness and of hope that’s truly warming the hearts and spirits of those who need it the most.

That includes the Cone Health workers on the front lines of the coronavirus fight. On Thursday, the workers were greeted with messages of love as they started their day. 

The uplifting messages read, “You are brave,” “You are strong,” “You are loved.” The words were written in sidewalk chalk outside the employee entrance to the hospital. 

WFMY News 2 wants to focus on the things that bring us all joy. Tell us what brings #Joy2You. Text us at 336-379-5775 or share your pictures or videos on Facebook. 

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FACTS NOT FEAR

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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WHERE YOU GET INFORMATION ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS IS IMPORTANT

It is important to make sure the information you are getting about the coronavirus is coming directly from reliable sources like the CDC and NCDHHS. Be careful not to spread misinformation about coronavirus on social media.

For more information visit the CDC OR NCDHHS

NC CORONAVIRUS HOTLINE 

The state also has a special hotline set up where you can call 2-1-1 or 866-462-3821 for more information on the coronavirus. You can also submit questions online at ncpoisoncontrol.org or select chat to talk with someone about the virus.

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