Health Center Year of the Nurse 2020




Health center nurses at a 2019 CHI nurse meet and greet

The World Health Organization has designated 2020 as Year of the Nurse and Midwife in honor of the 200th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale. According to 2018 Uniform Data System data, there are 28,000 Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs), Registered Nurses (RNs), and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs/LVNs) in the community health center workforce. Starting in January 2020, NACHC will celebrate health center nurses, including health center nurse leaders, and their contributions to health centers and their communities.

Each week in 2020, NACHC will highlight individual nurses, groups of nurses or specific nursing roles in health centers, and will create a compendium of at least 52 distinct nursing stories over 12 monthly themes.


Nominate a nurse or share a story:

Contact Sarah Price, MSN-ED, RN for more information.

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