‘Going Blue’ set for April 17
The Dauphin County Board of Commissioners are asking residents to support for front-line responders Friday, April 17 by wearing blue that day.
“This crisis is unlike any other event that we have experienced in our lifetime,” said Board Chairman Jeff Haste. “We’re incredibly fortunate to have such dedicated healthcare workers, first responders, store clerks, county employees and so many others who are on the front lines of this fight. Despite all the risks, they continue helping others, day after day.”
To county Courthouse and Administration Building, both located in downtown Harrisburg on Market Street, will be lit in blue April 17.
The commissioners also were scheduled to present awards by phone and issue a proclamation April 15 in honor of staff who take 911 emergency calls for the county Department of Public Safety. The week of April 12-18 is National Telecommunicators Week.
Residents and business owners can participate and show support by wearing blue and posting a picture or video on social media and using the hashtag #DauphinCountyGoesBlue; pinning a blue ribbon; or printing a poster to display.