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Henry Doorly Zoo giving thanks to first responders/healthcare workers

Free admission next week
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Posted at 4:42 PM, Feb 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-12 17:42:32-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — From Sunday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 21, first responders, healthcare workers and their immediate families can take advantage of free admission at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.

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“As we celebrate Valentine’s Day, Zoo staff and I wanted to take this opportunity to show our great appreciation for the healthcare workers and emergency responders in our community,” said Dennis Pate, president and CEO of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. “Their hard work and dedication has been vital to keeping our community going through this pandemic. Their extra efforts to keep everyone safe is what will get us back to normal faster than anything else.”

Guests will need to show their work identification badge at the Zoo's main entrance.

Read the zoo's full release below for more information:

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