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By virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution of Virginia in the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, there is hereby officially recognized:

Neuroscience Nurses Week

WHEREAS, the people of Virginia are concerned with meeting the healthcare needs of Virginia’s population; and,

WHEREAS, a neuroscience nurse is a medical professional that helps patients suffering from neurological problems, including injuries, such as head and spinal trauma from accidents, or illnesses, such as Parkinson’s disease, meningitis, encephalitis, epilepsy, and multiple sclerosis; and,

WHEREAS, neuroscience nurses also work with patients suffering from strokes and congenital disabilities that have affected the nervous system; and,

WHEREAS, neuroscience nurses are a vital and indispensable component in the safety and quality of patient care; and,

WHEREAS, neuroscience nurses make a positive contribution to healthcare in Virginia; and,

WHEREAS, patients rely on the skills, knowledge and expertise of neuroscience nurses, one of the most specialized areas of medicine in the world;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Glenn Youngkin, do hereby recognize May 15-21, 2022 as NEUROSCIENCE NURSES WEEK in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of our citizens.