Coronavirus: UD community shows support for essential workers with signs

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The University of Dayton community is showing its support for health care workers and other essential staff on the frontlines of the coronavrius pandemic by hanging sheets signs.

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The signs encourage people to stay home, thank essential workers and remind people to stay connected emotionally and mentally during the state’s stay-at-home order.

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“The University of Dayton is a Catholic, Marianist school, so our impulse in times of challenge is to gather people to pray, including after 15 tornadoes ripped through our community last May and a shooter took the lives of nine people in the city’s Oregon District last August,” said Kelly Adamson, director of residence life ministry. “But with the COVID-19 pandemic, we can’t gather right now. So instead, we are asking people to ‘come together’ by staying in their homes and putting up signs of appreciation and hope.”

Have a sign of solidarity that you want to share? Use #FlyersAtHome or email udsocial@udayton.edu.

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