A parade to salute frontline health workers at Oceanside Health Centre in Parksville will be held tonight at 7 p.m. (File photo)

Event planned to honour PQB’s frontline health workers

Residents encouraged to make plenty of noise at home at 7 p.m.

Tonight (April 1) community members can salute the frontline health care workers dealing with the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Fire departments from Parksville Qualicum Beach and area, the Oceanside RCMP, and Emergency Health Services will hold a parade at Oceanside Health Centre tonight at 7 p.m.

READ MORE: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees

Due to physical distancing measures, residents are not asked to attend the event but are encouraged to open their windows, get their cowbells, pots and pans out and make some noise from their homes at 7 p.m. for these everyday heroes.

— NEWS Staff

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