The Animal Medical Center (AMC) participated in NYC’s ‘Hometown Heroes’ parade for essential workers on July 7. Three AMC team members were among representatives from 260 groups of essential workers to be honored for helping the city through the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. AMC’s healthcare heroes have been working on the frontlines since the pandemic started, along with the entire AMC team.
“The Animal Medical Center is deeply grateful for the opportunity to be recognized in NYC’s Hometown Heroes parade,” said Kathryn Coyne, President and Chief Executive Officer at AMC. “An iconic NYC institution, AMC has been there for people and their pets for over a century. Our doors have remained open 24/7 through some of the hardest times New York City has ever experienced: the 1918 Flu, 9/11, Hurricane Sandy, and now, the COVID-19 pandemic.”
“We are incredibly proud of everyone at AMC for their extraordinary commitment to helping animals in need, and keeping families together, during the pandemic,” said Dr. Katherine Quesenberry, Chief Medical Officer at AMC. “In 2020, while the global pandemic raged, our team saw nearly 55,000 patient visits, ensuring the best possible care of our animal companions.”