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Proclamation of New Mexico Governor Michell Lujan Grisham Celebrating New Mexico Nurses Week 2019: 

 

Whereas, registered nurses in New Mexico represent the state’s largest group of health care providers; there are more than twenty thousand (20,000) nurses licensed by the state of New Mexico, and

Whereas, the wide range of disciplines of the registered nurses in New Mexico meet the diverse and evolving health care needs of New Mexico residents, and

Whereas, many times dedicated nurses are the key healthcare providers for residents who live in rural New Mexico, and

Whereas, nurses in New Mexico, in their roles as advocates, continue to fight for safer and better staffing at hospitals and clinics throughout New Mexico, and

Whereas, the role of the professional nurse is a vital component of the safety and quality of care of hospitalized patients, and 

Whereas, the role of the professional nurse is a vital component of the safety and quality of care of hospitalized patients, and 

Whereas, the demand for nurses will be greater than ever because due to an aging New Mexico population, and

Whereas, more and more well educated and trained registered nurses will be needed to meet the increasing complexity of caregiving in New Mexico, and 

Whereas, nurses represent the most trusted profession in New Mexico, and throughout the United States,

NOW THEREFORE, I, Michelle Lujan Grisham, Governor of the State of New Mexico, do hereby proclaim May 6th through May 12th, 2019 as:

“New Mexico’s Nurses’ Week.”

Throughout the State of New Mexico.

Witness my hand and The Great Seal of the State of New Mexico.

Michelle Lujan Grisham

Governor 

 

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