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Did you know that today, Thursday, May 6th 2021 is National Nurses Day?

In honor of National Nurses Day and just to bring a smile to the faces of local school nurses, United Supermarkets and Market Street delivered bouquets of flowers to school nurses across the Lubbock area.

In a press release on Thursday, United Supermarkets noted that "over the last year everyone has developed a new appreciation for just how important healthcare workers are". Earlier in the week, United Supermarkets recognized educators in Lubbock.

“Just as we recognized our local educators earlier in the week, we wanted to extend some appreciation to another group who deserves all the recognition,” said Sidney Hopper, president of the United Family. “School nurses along with all healthcare workers have had a tough year with challenge after challenge due to COVID-19. We hope our small gift of flowers will be a reminder of the appreciation we have for them.”

Observed annually on May 6, National Nurses Day was created to raise awareness of all nurse contributions and commitments as well as acknowledge the vital role nurses play in society. United Supermarkets and Market Street are proud to take part in this day.

School Districts Receiving Flowers:

·         Lubbock ISD

·         Frenship ISD

·         Lubbock Cooper ISD

·         Slaton ISD

·         Shallowater ISD

·         Abernathy ISD

·         New Deal ISD

·         Roosevelt ISD

·         Idalou ISD

What a great way to say thank you to the school nurses in the Lubbock area and a reminder for all of what a great job our school nurses do.

Happy Nurses Day to all the nurses in Lubbock keeping people healthy.

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