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File #: 0159X-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/3/2019 In control: Dorans
On agenda: 5/6/2019 Final action: 5/9/2019
Title: To Recognize and Celebrate National Nurses Week and the Contributions of the Nurses to the City of Columbus.
Sponsors: Rob Dorans, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

Title

To Recognize and Celebrate National Nurses Week and the Contributions of the Nurses to the City of Columbus.

 

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WHERAS, In 1993, the American Nurses Association declared May 6-12 as the national week to celebrate and elevate the nursing profession; and

 

WHEREAS, National Nurses Week is a time for everyone - individuals, employers, other health care professionals, community leaders, and nurses - to recognize the vast contributions and positive impact of America’s 4 million registered nurses. Each year, the celebration ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale's birthday; and

 

WHEREAS, The nursing profession has been supported and promoted by the American Nurses Association since 1896 to recognize the contributions that nurses and nursing make to the community; and

 

WHEREAS, The City of Columbus supports and encourages National Nurses Week recognition programs throughout the city and district nurses associations, other specialty nursing organizations, educational facilities, and independent health care companies and institutions; and

 

WHEREAS, During National Nurses Week, the City of Columbus would like to extend a special thanks to our nurses as they continue to provide the highest level of quality care to their patients, they deserve the special recognition for their vast contributions and the positive impact they make every day; now, therefore 

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

That this Council recognizes and celebrates National Nurses Week and the contributions of the nurses to the City of Columbus.