Clap For Our Carers campaign: national applause to thank NHS workers tonight amid coronavirus explained – and how you can get involved

To thank the NHS workers who are working tirelessly throughout the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Thursday 26 March at 8pm will see a #ClapForOurCarers event dedicated to them

Here’s what you should know – and how you can get involved.

What is the Clap For Our Carers campaign?

The Clap For Our Carers, or #clapforourcarers, campaign will see people across the UK applaud NHS workers from the doorsteps, balconies or windows of their homes, in order to say thank you for all of their ongoing hardwork.

When will the Clap For Our Carers applause take place?

This will take place on Thursday 26 March at 8pm.

“Please join us on: 26th March at 8pm for a big applause (from front doors, garden, balcony, windows, living rooms, etc) to show all nurses; doctors; gps and carers our appreciation for their ongoing hard work and fight against the virus.

“Please share this message, so we can make sure the word spreads and reaches all to join!” 

Those joining in should applaud from their front doors, windows, gardens and balconies, making sure to keep a safe distance from other people.

People are being encouraged to live stream their participation on 26 March on social media channels.

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