Following the news of discrimination that nurses in Singapore face amidst the coronavirus outbreak, the Moulmein-Cairnhill Constituency Office has started an initiative to show appreciation for healthcare workers.
Priority queues for nurses
From Feb. 14, nurses in uniform will get priority queues to buy meals from 33 participating stalls at Pek Kio Market & Food Centre.
Pek Kio Merchant's Association has also sponsored lunch sets that will be free to all nurses until March 21.
Participating merchants and stallholders can be identified with this decal on their shopfront:
Loaf of bread for nurses
From now until March 31, nurses will also be eligible for the local Five Loaves programme, where one can redeem a loaf of bread each week from two bakeries located near the food centre:
Apart from meals, two hair salons at Pek Kio Neighbourhood Town are also offering discounted haircuts at S$9 instead of S$14.
Home to 5 hospitals
According to a Facebook post by Member of Parliament for Moulmein-Cairnhill Melvin Yong, the constituency is home to five hospitals including Tan Tock Seng Hospital and KK Women's and Children's Hospital.
You can read his full post here:
Top image from Melvin Yong's Facebook page & Wikimedia Commons