We love nurses. Everyone’s life is touched by a nurse at some point, from helping usher new family members into the world to caring for us in our time of need. This is why we want to encourage everyone to thank a nurse in honor of National Nurses Week (May 6th -12th).
It seems like it would be easy to get official recognition for a holiday to celebrate and appreciate nurses, after all, they work tirelessly to improve the lives those in need. But it took nearly 20 years from the first proposal in 1953 to February of 1974 when President Nixon issued a proclamation making National Nurse week official. Continue reading