First Responders Say Thank You to Caregivers of Good Samaritan Hospital

Jacob Kimerer

First Responders from across Pierce County came together to say thank you to the hard working staff of Good Samaritan.

Puyallup, WA: Today, first responders wanted to come together to say thank you to the hard working staff and caregivers of Good Samaritan hospital. They did so through a parade of sirens and lights around the campus.

At around 3 p.m., the lights and sirens came on and the workers came out to see the amount of love and support everyone has for their hard work.

Jim Beatty, the President and Chief Operating Officer for Good Samaritan Hospital, praised his staff stating they have been working very hard for the past several weeks and the support shown today means a lot. Stating they believe they were on the front line treating COVID-19 patients. They were one of the first hospitals in the area to receive COVID patients and are still treating patients inside.

Per Captain Darrin Shaw with Central Pierce Fire and Rescue, it means a lot to have a great show of support. Puyallup Police, East Pierce Fire and Rescue, Orting Valley Fire, Graham Fire and Rescue and Central Pierce Fire all participated today to show their love and support for the medical staff at Good Samaritan.