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'We appreciate you' | Cedric the Entertainer voices support for SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital

“I wanted to encourage you all to stay positive, stay diligent in bringing about that great care that St. Mary’s is known for"
Credit: SSM Health St, Mary's Hospital

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. — St. Louis native Cedric the Entertainer shared a special message to workers at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital during the coronavirus pandemic.

“We appreciate you,” Cedric said in a minute-long video addressed to the hospital. “I wanted to encourage you all to stay positive, stay diligent in bringing about that great care that St. Mary’s is known for.”

The hospital shared the video on its Facebook page Friday. 

"Home is where the heart is and our hometown guy, Cedric the Entertainer, calls St. Louis home. He wanted to send a personal message for everyone on the frontlines at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital - St. Louis," the hospital said.

To help SSM Health workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, donate to SSM Health's Urgent Response Fund at givetossmhealth.org/urgentresponse.

Cedric the Entertainer sends prayers to SSM Health

Home is where the heart is and our hometown guy, Cedric the Entertainer calls St. Louis home. He wanted to send a personal message for everyone on the frontlines at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital - St. Louis If you would like to help our frontline health caregivers, please give to the Urgent Response Fund at givetossmhealth.org/urgentresponse. Sharita Kyles Wilson Cedric The Entertainer #covid19 #wearessmhealth #careforthecaregivers #cedrictheentertainer #urgentresponse

Posted by SSM Health Foundation - St. Louis on Friday, April 3, 2020

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