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Lizzo treats Detroit hospital staff to lunch amid pandemic
Lizzo performing at The Met in Philadelphia, on Sept. 18, 2019. (Owen Sweeney / Invision / AP)
DETROIT -- Music artist Lizzo brought lunch to staff at a Michigan hospital, expressing gratitude for their services during coronavirus pandemic, according to hospital officials.
In a Monday Twitter post, Henry Ford Hospital officials announced that the Detroit native provided emergency room personnel with a meal, The Detroit News reported.
"We did everything we could to keep it safe for y'all. ... I love you guys," Lizzo said in a video posted on online. "Thank you so much for being the heroes in this story. And we're staying inside and we're praying and thinking of you guys every single day. God bless you."
Detroit Health Department reported that 1,804 people have tested positive for coronavirus and there have been 50 virus related deaths in the city as of noon Monday.
".Lizzo, from the bottom of our hearts, thank you so much for making our day brighter with your generosity," Henry Ford officials tweeted.
Lizzo won Best Pop Solo Performance, Urban Contemporary Album prize and Traditional R&B Performance at 62nd Annual Grammy Awards in January.