The City of Tuscaloosa will light several landmarks blue tonight as part of a national movement to honor the brave men and women at the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tuscaloosa City Hall, the Tuscaloosa River Market, the Downtown Intermodal Facility and the fountain at Alberta Park will be lit with blue lights as part of a national effort to #LightItBlue in honor of healthcare workers. Buildings, landmarks, bridges and more across the country will be lit blue on April 9 at 8 p.m. local time.

More information about the national campaign can be found at http://makeitblue.us/.

“The sacrifices that healthcare workers are making to administer screenings and care for our sick in the midst of these uncharted waters are immeasurable,” Mayor Maddox says. “Medical professionals put their health and safety at risk every day to care for others and help us defeat this pandemic. The City of Tuscaloosa is proud to honor these heroes.”

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