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Letter: Heroes live amongst us

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

Twelve months ago, few of us could have imagined how our lives would be turned upside down due to a pandemic that surrounds us.

Our communities, in fact our nation, are so very thankful for the many heroes in our small communities who have made a difference in getting us through this past year and will continue in the months ahead. Among those heroes are the health professionals who work tirelessly in the local emergency rooms, hospitals and offices; the physician, nurses, techs and administrative support staff and security; all who put their lives at risk each day they are at work.

There are also the EMTs and firefighters who have responded to 911 calls and motor vehicle accidents with their safety gear in place but otherwise not hesitating to meet the needs in our collective communities. Law enforcement who, like ER staff and EMTs, continue to be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and risk their own health each time they respond to a call.

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