Happy June! It’s time to break out your swimsuits, towels and (of course!) your trusty sunscreen—summer is finally here! Check out the special days that acknowledge nurses this month and celebrate YOU along with the arrival of summer!
June 6, 1912: The National Organization of Public Health Nurses (NOPHN) was founded.
June 9, 1861: Dorothea Dix was appointed Superintendent of the Female Nurses for the Union Army.
June 11, 1970: Anna Mae Hays, Chief of the Army Nurse Corps, was the first woman to be promoted to Brigadier General.
June 17, 1952: NOPHN dissolved.