Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office spent a morning giving back to local medical personnel and first responders.

Sheriff Mike Booth and a crew of deputies provided breakfast to all employees of SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital Shawnee on the morning of April 21, as well breakfast to REACT EMS medics and Shawnee firefighters.

"During this National Emergency we want to show our support and solidarity to our brothers and sisters on the front line of this crisis," the sheriff said. "The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office believes in service, teamwork and support. With many establishments closed, we just want to provide a hot meal conveying our gratitude and total support of their operation."