It's Rural Health week and Black Diamond's Mayor wants to send them thanks for all that caregivers do.

Ruth Goodwin says health care workers and family members have really stepped up.

She says at-home nurses and long term care assistants and nurses deserve applause.

"A big shout out to all of those members that are looking after our loved ones and us so well, especially during the course of the last 15 months, just to say thank you very much for all that you do and your sacrifices," she says.

She says with physicians and nurses stretched to the limit, families have had to pitch in more.

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