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Lompoc Valley Medical Center celebrating National Nurses Week

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Posted at 9:26 AM, May 06, 2022

It’s the start of National Nurses Week and Lompoc Valley Medical Center (LVMC) is among places recognizing nurses and thanking them for all they do.

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LVMC nurses on National Nurses Day

LVMC's theme for the week is "You Make a Difference."

Thursday, the hospital treated nurses to massages, a beer giveaway and other treats, including a nacho bar and non-alcoholic margaritas.

The massages were donated by the Santa Barbara Body Therapy Institute and Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. provided the beer.

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LVMC during a beer giveaway as part of National Nurses Week

Friday there will be cake and punch for nurses at all LVMC facilities and Saturday is a family event that includes a chili cook-off.

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Nurses at Lompoc's CCC

National Nurses Day is Friday and National Nurses Week officially begins May 6 and ends May 12, which is the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.

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LVMC nurses celebrating National Nurses Week