Nurse Appreciation Week

  • School Nurse Day Background: Since 1972, National School Nurse Day has been set aside to recognize school nurses. 
  • Purpose:   National School Nurse Day was established to foster a better understanding of the role of school nurses in the educational setting.   
  • Date: National School Nurse Day is celebrated on the Wednesday within National Nurse Week and National Nurse Week is always May 6th through May 12th 

In 2020, National School Nurse Day is scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, 2021.