‘Michigan Needs You': Detroit’s Pro Teams Ask for Health Care Volunteers
The Detroit Pistons, Lions, Tigers and Red Wings all teamed up Saturday to reach out to encourage health care professionals to volunteer to help Michigan's fight against COVID-19.
The governor tweeted out a video message featuring the sports teams asking for health care professionals from around the country to come help in Michigan.
“We’re calling on doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, and other health care professionals to volunteer to sign up to help us fight COVID-19 and save lives", said Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford.
Stafford is joined in the PSA by Dwane Casey, Head Coach of the Detroit Pistons, Detroit Tigers Manager Ron Gardenhire and other Detroit sports notables. As of Saturday Detroit had 4,000 cases of coronavirus, making it one of the nation's hottest spots in the pandemic.
Interested health care workers looking to come to Michigan can apply at the state website. Watch the full video below.