Miami-Dade County to join nationwide tribute to honor lives lost to COVID-19
On January 19 at 5:30 p.m. ET, Miami-Dade County will join cities and counties across the nation in a memorial to remember and honor the lives lost to COVID-19. As part of the tribute, buildings across Miami-Dade – including the Freedom Tower, PortMiami, Marlins Park, Stephen P. Clark Center, and many others – will be illuminated and churches will ring their bells at 5:30 p.m.
Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava encourages the public to participate in the memorial and remember the over 4,500 Miami-Dade County residents lost during this pandemic. She invites the entire community to join her in a countywide moment of silence at 5:30 p.m.
"So many families have lost loved ones during this devastating year. It’s important that we come together as a community and as a nation to mourn, reflect, and remember all those we have lost. We honor their lives by doing everything we can to protect our community and end this pandemic, as we work together for a better future," said Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava.
Buildings joining the memorial across Miami-Dade include:
Blue and Green Diamond
Hard Rock Stadium
Miami International Airport
Miami World Center
Paramount World Center
Stephen P. Clark Center
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