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County of Simcoe celebrates Nursing Week

May 5-11, 2019

Midhurst/May 7, 2019 – In honour of the extraordinary contribution of hundreds of compassionate, dedicated and professional nurses, who provide exceptional care in various roles across the region, the County is recognizing the week of May 5 as Nursing Week.

“Nurses have a huge impact in the daily lives and health of countless Simcoe County residents and visitors," said Warden George Cornell. “Please join us in recognizing nurses for their hard work, passion and dedication."

The County of Simcoe employs more than 200 professional Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses and more than 375 Personal Support Workers through our Long Term Care and Seniors Services Department, each of whom do an exceptional job delivering care to our residents.

The County of Simcoe is composed of 16 member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at simcoe.ca.

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Chris Hedley
Public Relations Consultant
County of Simcoe, Services Simcoe Branch
705-726-9300 ext. 1030
705-715-7654 (mobile)

Collin Matanowitsch
Manager, Public Relations
County of Simcoe, Services Simcoe Branch
705-726-9300 ext. 1430
705-734-8386 (mobile)