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A Tribute to Nurses: May 6 – 12 is National Nurse’s Week

Not long ago, we celebrated Doctor’s Day.  We are now in the midst of celebrating National Nurse’s Week.  Why do we celebrate Nurse’s Week?  Over a period of over 20 years several attempts were made to establish a Nurse’s Day.  Finally, in 1974, President Nixon issued a proclamation with a week designated as National Nurse Week.  We now celebrate this week ending on May 12th, which is the birthday of Florence Nightingale.  She was the founder of modern nursing.  Read More→