1st Responders in Suffolk Thank Healthcare Workers On the Front Lines of COVID-19 .
By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | April 18, 2020 | NEW YORK
Story No. 041820110
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosRIVERHEAD FD ENGINE 3 PARADES DOWN RONOAKE AVE PAST PECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER. THE RIVERHEAD FD LEAD A PARADE THANKING HOSPITAL STAFF ON APRIL 14TH.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosA SIGN OUTSIDE PECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER A NORTHWELL HEALTH HOSPITAL THANKS HEALTHCARE WORKERS ON THE FRONT LINE OF THE COVID 19 BATTLE.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosWADING RIVER RESCUE 10 JOINS THE PARADE OF 1ST RESPONDERS THANKING HEALTH CARE WORKERS AT NORTHWELL HEALTH'S PECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosFLANDERS NORTHAMPTON VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosRIVERHEAD TOWN FIRE MARSHALS THANK MEDICAL WORKERS.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosSTAFF GATHER OUTSIDE PECONIC BAY MEDICAL FOR A PARADE OF 1ST RESPONDERS.
Riverhead NY_ On Tuesday April 14th Firefighters and EMS personnel from Eastern Suffolk County Set out to thank healthcare workers and Staff working at the Peconic Bay Medical Center which is a Northwell Health hospital on Eastern Long Island. Firefighters from the Riverhead fire department got together with several other agencies to put together a parade passing by the hospital.
Due to social distancing the parade did not stop and all firefighters and EMS providers remained in their vehicles. However they did uses their sirens and wave to the hospital staff as a show of support. Departments that participated included Riverhead FD, Manorville FD, Wading River FD, Jamesport FD , Eastport FD , Mattituck FD , Cutchogue FD, East Quogue FD , Riverhead Town Fire Marshals , Flanders Northampton Ambulance and Riverhead PD. Riverhead Fire Police and Riverhead Town Police assisted with stopping traffic at County Rd 58 & Roanoke Ave during the duration of the 1st Responders Parade.
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.