Still from a video being shared on Facebook of Chilliwack RCMP officers, lights flashing, saluting health-care workers at Chilliwack General Hospital on March 26, 2020. (Facebook)

Still from a video being shared on Facebook of Chilliwack RCMP officers, lights flashing, saluting health-care workers at Chilliwack General Hospital on March 26, 2020. (Facebook)

VIDEO: Mounties salute health-care workers at Chilliwack General Hospital

Short video shows RCMP cruisers with lights flashing on Hodgins Avenue

A video that shows RCMP officers saluting Chilliwack General Hospital (CGH) workers is getting a lot of attention on social media.

The one-minute-28-second clip taken on Hodgins Avenue shows about a dozen cruisers with flashing lights in front of CGH as a sign of support for those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

It’s been shared hundreds of times and has more than 15,000 views.

The move by Mounties follows a request that residents of Chilliwack applaud health-care workers by applauding on front porches every night at 7 p.m.

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For several nights people have been out banging pots and pans, applauding, and cheering those helping to battle the coronavirus pandemic.


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