For Immediate Release: 3/25/2022 1:32 pm
WORCESTER – Family and friends of those lost to COVID-19 are invited to the dedication of the city’s COVID-19 memorial on March 29 at Elm Park.
City leaders will speak at the dedication, which commemorates the loss of more than 500 Worcester residents to COVID-19 during the pandemic.
A permanent plaque will be unveiled and become a place of reflection for all those seeking solace due to the hardship, loss, and grief caused during the pandemic.
WHAT: Dedication of COVID-19 memorial
WHEN: Tuesday, March 29, at 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Elm Park, Russell Street side
WHO: Mayor Joseph M. Petty; City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr.; Dr. Michael Hirsh, Worcester’s medical director; and Dr. Matilde Castiel, commissioner of the city’s Health and Human Services department