In an emotional video posted to Instagram on Wednesday, Céline Dion expressed gratitude for essential workers and encouraged her fans to stay home.\nThe Québécoise superstar is set to participate in the historic One World: Together At Home televised concert and benefit for health care workers and the WHO.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nOur hometown superstar has spoken out about the current health crisis. In a video posted to Instagram, Céline Dion encouraged her fans to stay positive and offered some heartfelt gratitude to essential workers. She appears to have filmed the video in a room in her own home, where, she has said, she is staying with her family.\n"Most of us have been asked to remain at home, but there are so many heroes out there around the world who are going to work every single day risking their lives and sometimes sacrificing their lives for the rest of us," she says.\n"These people have families and loved ones who they're worried about but they still go out to work to save us — to serve us."\n"We cannot thank all of you enough."\nIt's the first time since the beginning of the crisis that Céline has made an appearance to speak on the issue.\nShe previously postponed several concerts on her Courage World Tour after falling ill with the common cold.\nOn March 19, she posted an open letter to fans explaining that she and her family "are taking all the necessary precautions to stay safe and healthy."\nDion and her team have also posted regularly to Facebook, sharing retrospectives on her career and asking followers to #StayHome.\nIt's a message she reiterated in her video Wednesday.\nView this post on Instagram I hope you are all taking good care of yourselves and each other during this very difficult time. I’m at home with my family, and we are taking all the necessary precautions to stay healthy and safe. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of those who have lost loved ones, to those who are ill, as well as all who are facing hardships as a result of this drastic situation. I wish you strength and courage, and I hope that positive news and progress will return our lives back to normal sooner rather than later. Now more than ever, I hope you find music as a source of comfort, healing and peace. Be kind to each other, look after each other… we’re all in this together! - Céline xx… . J’espère que vous prenez tous bien soin de vous durant ces temps particulièrement difficiles. Je suis à la maison avec ma famille et nous prenons les précautions nécessaires pour rester en santé et en sécurité. Mes pensées et mes prières accompagnent tous ceux qui ont perdu des proches, ceux qui sont malades et tous ceux qui sont durement affectés par cette situation dramatique. Je vous souhaite force et courage et j’espère que des nouvelles positives ramèneront nos vies à la normale très prochainement. Maintenant plus que jamais, j’espère que la musique saura vous apporter une source de réconfort et de paix intérieure. Nous sommes tous ensemble concernés… Soyons bons les uns envers les autres, et prenons soin de nous et des autres. - Céline xx… A post shared by Céline Dion (@celinedion) on Mar 19, 2020 at 5:32am PDT\n"We must all do everything we can to stop this virus."\n"So, please, please do your part and stay at home," she implores, visibly emotional.\n"If you must go out be sure you practice physical distancing."\nShe concludes on a hopeful note: "Let's take care of each other, and I know we'll get through this together."\nView this post on Instagram ❤️ Celine xx… #Gratitude #stayathome A post shared by Céline Dion (@celinedion) on Apr 15, 2020 at 12:50pm PDT\nThe Québécoise diva is set to participate in the historic One World: Together At Home televised concert and benefit for health care workers and the World Health Organization (WHO).\nView this post on Instagram I’m honored to be joining @glblctzn along with so many others to support health care workers on the frontlines of the #COVID19 crisis. Tune in on April 18 for One World: #TogetherAtHome in support of @who’s Solidarity Response Fund. Please join us ❤️– Celine xx… More details in bio . Je suis honorée de me joindre à @glblctzn et à tant d’autres afin de soutenir les travailleurs de la santé qui sont aux premières lignes dans cette lutte contre la #COVID19. Joignez-vous à nous le 18 avril pour One World : #TogetherAtHome en appui à @WHO et à son fond de solidarité. Soyez des nôtres ❤️ - Céline xx… Plus de détails dans la bio A post shared by Céline Dion (@celinedion) on Apr 14, 2020 at 11:35am PDT\n"I’m honored to be joining @glblctzn along with so many others to support health care workers on the frontlines of the #COVID19crisis," she wrote on Instagram.\nStay tuned for more Céline news.