RhPAP wants to give a HUGE shout out to rural health-care providers! We know how valued you are by rural Alberta communities, and that you are, without hesitation, stepping up to do the work required to confront COVID-19. Your hard work and the example you set is truly inspiring to everyone around you. You are the true unsung heroes of rural Alberta, and we are proud to watch your never-ending commitment to the populations you serve across this province. RhPAP offers a heartfelt thank you to all the health-care providers in rural Alberta

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A collective heartfelt thank you to all our health-care providers

We would love to be on a balcony in every rural Alberta community this evening shouting out praise and banging on pots and pans to…

We would love to be on a balcony in every rural Alberta community this evening shouting out praise and banging on pots and pans to show our appreciation for all our compassionate and dedicated health-care providers who are going that…

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