HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- As a 'Thank You' to the staff at Texas Children's Hospital, President and CEO Mark A. Wallace announced a special gift to those working on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic.
This upcoming Friday, employees will receive a separate check with an extra bonus for their hard work.
Full-time employees will receive $500 and part-time employees with receive $250.
"I want to honor your dedication and commitment to our patients, families, and colleagues, so please consider this a form of recognition for all of the professional and personal sacrifices you are making along this journey," Wallace said in a statement.
Wallace said he has faith that the Texas Children's team will get through this together.
"You are the heart and soul of everything we do at Texas Children's, and I simply cannot thank you enough for the support you're providing, wherever you may be," he said.
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