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January 1, 2019

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2019 Nursing Recognition Dates

2019 Healthcare and Nursing Recognition Dates (and holidays) to add to your calendar.

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We’ve compiled all of the Healthcare and Nursing Recognition dates as well as national holidays and some other fun wacky, bizarre, unique, special or otherwise simply different holidays. Some are steeped in tradition, while others are just for fun.

Nursing Recognition Dates are noted in BOLD. Did we forget something? If so, please add any nursing recognition dates or fun holidays that you would like added to the comments below the article.

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

  • International Joke Day – July 1
  • Independence Day – July 4
  • International Ice Cream Day – July 21
  • World Friendship Day – July 30

August

  • National Immunization Awareness Month
  • Book Lovers Day – August 9
  • National Park Service Birthday – August 25
  • National Dogs Day – August 26

September

  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Labor Day – Sept 2
  • Grandparents Day – Sept 8
  • National Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day – Sept. 8
  • Patriots Day – Sept 11
  • Friday the 13th – Sept 13
  • Nephrology Nurses Week – Sept 8 – 14
  • Suicide Prevention Week – Sept 8 – 14
  • Vascular Nurses Week – Sept 8 – 14
  • National Neonatal Nurses Day – Sept 15
  • National Cheeseburger Day – Sept 18
  • National Nurses in Staff Development Week – Sept 15 – 21
  • First Day of Fall – Sept 23
  • National Public Lands Day – Sept 25
  • International Coffee Day – Sept 29
  • Rosh Hashanah – Sept 29 – Oct 1
  • National Midwifery Week – Sept 29 – Oct 5
  • National Pediatric Nursing Week – Sept 30 – Oct 4

October

November

December

  • World Aids Day – Dec 1
  • National Cookie Day – Dec 4
  • Gingerbread Decorating Day – Dec 12
  • First Day of Winter – Dec 21
  • Hanukkah Dec 22 – Dec 30
  • Christmas Dec 25
  • Kwanzaa Dec 22 – Jan 1
  • New Year’s Eve – Dec 31

Did We Miss Anything?

Please post in the Comments below!

We did a lot of research and tried to make sure that we covered all of the healthcare and nursing recognition dates throughout the year. If your specialty or recognition date is missing it was only an oversight. Please post in the comments so we can get it added.

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