Press Release3 Minute ReadMay | 26 | 2020
Massachusetts General Hospital Joins the Nation’s Top Medical Centers in #FitForTheFrontLine Challenge to Support Front Line Health Care Workers
Massachusetts General Hospital is joining a nationwide fitness movement to honor and support front line health care workers who have worked tirelessly to save lives and keep hospitals safe.
BOStON- Massachusetts General Hospital is joining a nationwide fitness movement to honor and support front line health care workers who have worked tirelessly to save lives and keep hospitals safe. Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the front line of nurses, doctors, scientists and other support staff has met the historic challenge in the war against the virus.
Unfortunately, COVID-19 will not be vanquished overnight. The fight will continue. Our frontline workers will care for and follow patients with long-term effects of COVID-19, and these brave heroes may yet mobilize again to face future outbreaks. They need our support now. No matter what the need is, our communities count on our front lines to be there for them and we will continue to count on our communities to support our front lines.
Now, the #FitForTheFrontLine challenge empowers all Americans to take part during this still-challenging time. The call to action is simple: choose any activity; dedicate your activity to the #FitForTheFrontLine
#FitForTheFrontLine partner organizations include New York’s Mount Sinai Health System, Baylor College of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Cedars-Sinai, Cleveland Clinic, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Mayo Clinic, MedStar Health, Michigan Medicine, Montefiore Einstein, NewYork-Presbyterian, Northwell Health Foundation, NYU Langon Health, Penn Medicine, RWJBarnabas Health, Temple Health, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, University of Chicago Medicine, UW Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine and Yale New Haven Health.
To support #FitForTheFrontLine at Mass General, visit https://www.flow.page/massgeneral/
About Massachuetts General Hospital
Founded in 1811, Massachusetts General Hospital is the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and the third oldest hospital in the nation. Each year, the 1,100-bed academic medical center cares for more than 50,000 inpatients, records more than 1.5 million outpatient and emergency visits, and delivers more than 3,800 babies. Mass General is consistently ranked among the top hospitals in the nation and is currently #2 on the US News & World Report list of “America’s Best Hospitals.” The MGH Research Institute conducts the largest hospital-based scientific program in the nation, with annual research expenditures of more than $1 billion and comprising more than 8,500 researchers working across more than 30 institutes, centers and departments. For more information, please visit massgeneral.org