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Board honors nurses on National Nurses Day

Posted on 05/06/2020
Board honors nurses on National Nurses Day

PROCLAMATION - NATIONAL NURSES WEEK MAY 6-12, 2020

WHEREAS, there are more than three million nurses in the United States dedicating their skills, knowledge and compassion to care for the sick and injured; and

WHEREAS, nurses make up the highest percentage of the country’s healthcare workforce; and

WHEREAS, especially in a time of crisis, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, nurses provide invaluable services and immeasurable dedication to ensuring patients and family members alike receive the care and treatment needed in their fight to become healthy; and

WHEREAS, in keeping with the tradition of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, for whom National Nurses Week was created in honor of, nurses continue to make remarkable contributions to the healthcare field; and

WHEREAS, Weld County wishes to recognize all nurses and wishes to expressly thank the nurses employed by Weld County Government who are instrumental in helping fight COVID-19 right here at home, in addition to their regular nursing duties with the county: Nicole Albrook, Amy Antuna, Beatrice Bachenberg, Nicole Bondy, Alex Carmitchel-Fifer, Victoria Currie, Melanie Cyphers, Anna Dass Meier, Dana Garvey, Cynthia Horn, Vicky Krizan, Katelyn Magnuson, Lorena Marquez, Connie Marrs, Marisela Mendez, Annette Odell, Megan Page, and Caitlin Young; and

WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners wishes to publicly acknowledge and thank our nursing staff for their dedication and compassion. The work you do for the residents of Weld County deserves our thanks each and every day, and as Commissioners we are proud to bring special attention to you during National Nurses Week.  

NOW, THEREFORE, the Board of County Commissioners does hereby proclaim May 6-12, 2020, as National Nurses Week in Weld County. We call upon the citizens of Weld County to observe this week by taking time to thank nurses everywhere and to offer words of encouragement as they continue to be a crucial component in the fight against COVID-19.

Weld County Nurses