National Nurses Week May 6 – 12: Celebrating our Superheroes

Every year during National Nurses Week, May 6th – May 12th, we highlight our nurses in hospitals and health systems across the state for their compassion and dedication to their patients and communities.  This year, we take the opportunity to thank them for the selflessness and bravery with which they have continued to support New Hampshire residents through the COVID-19 pandemic.


Nurses have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in New Hampshire’s hospitals for more than a year, supporting their institutions through their response and recovery while continuing to provide the same compassionate, safe care on which they pride themselves.  They are true heroes during these incredibly challenging times, fighting the pandemic every day with bravery and courage despite the danger to themselves to care for their patients in need.


On National Nurses Day and every day, we celebrate their ability to exemplify the Blue and White H of health, healing and hope, and the promise it makes on behalf of the institution it represents to its community.


As frontline superheroes, our nurses have demonstrated their unbelievable capacity to serve their patients, remaining confident and strong while empowering their colleagues through innovation, leadership and excellence.   And while the COVID-19 public health crisis has forever changed the lives of so many, nurses continue to be on the front lines, demonstrating their unwavering resolve, heroic sacrifice and absolute commitment to delivering the critical care patients need and deserve. 


To every nurse throughout our state and beyond, we remain forever inspired by your courage, selflessness and perseverance.   We are forever grateful, and we thank you for your dedication to keeping your community healthy, and for the dedication, compassion and empathy you provide to your patients every day.

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