Making 2020 the Year of the Nurse

In recognition of their essential work during the Covid-19 outbreak, 2020 has been declared the Year of the Nurse.

President Trump Welcomes Heath Care and Nursing Association Representatives to the White House. President Donald J. Trump is joined by health care and nursing association representatives, from left to right-Dr. Ernest Grant, Lisa Barlow, Caroline Few Elliot, Luke Adams, Marty Blankenship, Allen Zelno, Sophia Thomas and Maria Arvonio, to the Oval Office as he signs a proclamation in honor of National Nurses Day Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

They’re scared, too.

And unlike most of us, the nurses, doctors and other medical professionals on the frontlines of Covid-19 have likely already witnessed firsthand what happens to someone fighting a hard battle against coronavirus.