Orange County

WATCH: Senior citizens flicker lights in downtown Orlando high-rise to show their support for doctors, nurses

ORLANDO, Fla. — Senior citizens who live in a downtown Orlando high-rise flickered the lights of their apartments Friday evening in a show of support for the doctors and nurses who are trying to thwart the spread of the coronavirus.

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Residents of Westminster Towers, near Lake Lucerne, flickered their apartment lights at 9 p.m. to show support for the medical professionals working at Orlando Health.

"Tonight, we flashed all of our lights to show our thanks to the hero health care workers at Orlando Regional Medical Center as they work hard to treat the sick and keep us safe from COVID-19," Westminster Towers said on Facebook. "Thank you."

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The display could be seen from the hospital campus, which neighbors the apartment building.

"Thank you (Westminster Towers) for lighting up the night and our hearts," the hospital network said on Facebook. "We’re all in this together."

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