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University of Tennessee celebrates National Nurses Week

UT’s College of Nursing will be celebrating National Nurses Week with in-person and online events.
University of Tennessee / Source: WVLT News
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Published: May. 3, 2021 at 4:05 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - May 6 through May 12 marks National Nurses Week, and, as made official by the World Health Organization, the second Year of Health and Care Workers.

The second year highlighting the work healthcare workers and nurses do is part of a campaign showing how important healthcare work has been during the COVID-19 pandemic and will be in the future, according to the WHO.

The University of Tennessee will celebrate nurses all week, according to the College of Nursing.

“We want to honor Vol Nurses and the difference they have made in our community and beyond,” a representative with the college said.

The University will celebrate with both virtual and in-person events, a spokesperson for the college said. More information can be found on the College of Nursing website here.

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