DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – When the coronavirus pandemic postponed nurse Adela Silva’s nuptials on May 1, she and fiancé, Erick tied the knot instead via Facetime while she was working at Children’s Health Hospital.
Since social distancing guidelines and stay-at-home orders are preventing people in different households from seeing each other, Silva jumped at the chance for a popup pandemic wedding after finding out one of her co-workers is ordained.READ MORE: Cancer Worries Lead To Recall Of 'All Lots' Of Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix
She simply “didn’t want to wait any longer to marry her best friend.”
Thus, on April 28, 2020 Silva’s team at the Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorder threw Adela and Erick an impromptu virtual wedding.READ MORE: Thousands Of Haitian Migrants Crowd Under Bridge To Wait In Texas Town On Mexican Border
The Centers For Disease Control has officially recommended the cancellation of weddings in the United States until mid-May.Texas Doctor Says He's Still Being Punished For Trying To Save Lives During COVID-19