ENA Member Launches “National Wear a Mask Day” Initiative
July 30, 2020 • COVID-19 ENA
Aug. 1 serves as the first-ever recognition day
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (July 30, 2020) – The Emergency Nurses Association is proud to support National Wear a Mask Day, a one-day initiative – inspired by ENA member Catherine Wynns – to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and show support for emergency nurses by wearing a mask.
“I’m proud that an ENA member is the person behind this new day of recognition. It’s a great opportunity for health care providers to show solidarity, but also for the public to show their support to all of us,” said ENA President Mike Hastings, MSN, RN, CEN. “ENA supports Cat in her efforts and I plan to wear my mask on Aug. 1.”
What: National Wear a Mask Day – health care workers, the public and everyone else are encouraged to proudly show off their masks to help curtail the spread of COVID-19 and as a sign of support for emergency nurses working on the front lines of this public health crisis.
When: Saturday, Aug. 1
Where: Your favorite social media platform
How to participate: Put on your mask, snap a photo and share it on social media using #NationalWearAMaskDay2020
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