Region Encouraged "To Go Blue" To Support COVID-19 Fight

Welcome To Las Vegas Sign & Landmarks To Go Blue

Paul Ihander
April 06, 2020 - 4:18 pm
Welcome To Las Vegas Sign with social distancing rules

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Southern Nevada leaders are asking residents to help show our support for healthcare workers, first responders and everyone on the front lines of our fight against the coronavirus here by going blue beginning Tuesday, April 7.

Residents may show their support by wearing something blue, with special social media posts using the hashtag #VegasGoesBlue, creating a poster to hang on a door or in a window, and many other ways.

Local landmarks going blue in support of our healthcare workers, first responders and everyone else on the front lines of our fight against the coronavirus include the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, Las Vegas City Hall and Arizona Street in downtown Boulder City.

Those supporting this effort include Clark County, the cities of Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Boulder City and Mesquite, Southern Nevada Health District, UMC, Nellis Air Force Base, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, The Valley Health System – Centennial Hills Hospital, Desert Springs Hospital, Henderson Hospital, Spring Valley Hospital, Summerlin Hospital, and Valley Hospital, Nevada Resort Association, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center, MountainView Hospital, Sunrise Hospital, Sunrise Children’s Hospital and Boulder City Hospital.

Participate on social media:

Create and post a picture or video that shows you “Going Blue” to show your support for healthcare workers, first responders and everyone on the front lines of our fight against the coronavirus. (For example, wear something blue and record yourself giving healthcare workers a supportive shout-out and thank you.)

Find graphics you can download and use by clicking here

Add a blue transparency/frame to your Social Media profile pictures.

Change the background of our website/webpages to blue.

Use hashtags #VegasGoesBlue plus any others you wish to include such as “VegasHeroes and #StayHomeForNevada, in your supportive posts.

Participate using something you already have at home:

Wear something blue.

Pin a blue ribbon on your clothes.

Make a poster to put on your front door or in a window to say thank you and that you support our folks on the front lines of this fight.

How your business can participate:

Ask employees to wear something blue.

Change website and/or social media profiles with a frame or new graphic.