Proclamations

Proclamations

Nurse Appreciation Month

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, in 1913, Alabama nurses began organizing the first professional nursing association in the state, which eventually became known as the Alabama State Nurses Association; and WHEREAS, for the past 104 years, Alabama nurses have bravely served the citizens of our state and nation

Alabama Emergency Nurses Week

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, nurses serve a critical role in patient preparedness at the local, state, and national level when it comes to providing direct care during accidents; and WHEREAS, emergency nurses specialize in the assessment, intervention, and stabilization of illnesses and trauma patients; and WHEREAS, due

Diaper Need Awareness Week

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, Diaper Need, the condition of not having a sufficient supply of clean diapers to ensure that infants and toddlers are clean, healthy and dry, can adversely affect the health and welfare of infants, toddlers and their families; and WHEREAS, national surveys report that

Youth Soccer Month

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, Youth Soccer Month is dedicated to increasing awareness of the benefits of playing Youth Soccer in America; and WHEREAS, Youth Soccer Month, mirrors the message of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports – communicating the importance of physical activity/fitness and exercise

Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, rheumatic diseases are chronic, progressive, painful conditions and the leading cause of disability in the United States; and WHEREAS, rheumatic diseases now affect one in four Americans and are expected to affect an estimated 78 million Americans by the year 2040; and WHEREAS,

Pressure Injury Prevention Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, pressure injuries (bedsores) claim the lives of over 60,000 people each year and cost the United States healthcare system over $11 billion annually; and WHEREAS, preventative measures can help reduce the high incidence of pressure injuries and the substantial pain associated with pressure-related

Payroll Week

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, the American Payroll Association founded National Payroll Week in 1996 to coincide with the celebration of Labor Day; and WHEREAS, the American Payroll Association and its more than 21,000 members have launched a nationwide public awareness campaign that pays tribute to the more

Patriot Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, the 16th observance of Patriot Day will be held on Monday, September 11th, 2017, with the name “Cry Out America” based on Joel 1:14; and WHEREAS, designation of September 11th as Patriot Day by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

National Payroll Week

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, the American Payroll Association founded National Payroll Week in 1996 to coincide with the celebration of Labor Day; and WHEREAS, the American Payroll Association and its more than 21,000 members have launched a nationwide public awareness campaign that pays tribute to the more

N95 Day

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is the federal agency responsible for testing and approving respirators; and WHEREAS, NIOSH estimates that more than 20 million American workers use respirators every day to protect against potential job hazards – from doctors