2017 Texas School Nurse Day Proclamation
Your Texas School Nurses Organization celebrates and acknowledges the accomplishments of School Nurses in Texas, their efforts in meeting the needs of today’s students by improving the delivery of health care in private and public schools, and their vital contributions to our local communities by helping all students remain healthy, ready to learn, in our schools. Governor Greg Abbott has therefore proclaimed Wednesday, May 10, 2017, as “School Nurse Day” in Texas, and commends its observance to all citizens.
2017 National School Nurse Day campaign
The theme this year -- Healthy Nurse, Healthy Students. -- continues to be reflective of the significant roles school nurses have in the health care in their school communities, as well as in modeling health and resiliency. That healthy children learn better is a simple truth, and school nurses work to remove barriers to learning. In the United States more than 73,000 school nurses are stepping up to help students meet new challenges they face today and working to support education and advance student health. Health, healthy lifestyles and graduation are the goals. Access NASN's materials here.