National School Nurse Day, May 6, 2020, is a time to celebrate the specialty practice of school nursing.
In 1972, the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) created National School Nurse Day to recognize school nurses and acknowledge their role in the educational setting.
We applaud the contributions school nurses make every day to improve the health, safety, and academic success of all students. This year, more than ever, all members of our school communities, school nurses included, have been required to take on unprecedented roles and adapt quickly to changes in their jobs. It is reflective of the significant roles school nurses have in the health care of their school communities to help make a healthier place for children and families to learn and grow during this crisis.
May all the care and kindness you give to others come back to warm your hearts.