The American Nurses Association Lights up Buildings Across the United States for Nurses Week

Use the hashtag #NursesLightUpTheSky to snap a photo at participating locations!

SILVER SPRING, MD, May 06, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kicking off Nurses Week, the American Nurses Association (ANA) is lighting up over 50 city skylines, landmarks, and participating hospitals across the country for the organization’s “Nurses Light Up the Sky” campaign. Running throughout the month, the #NursesLightUpTheSky campaign is designed to rally citizens across the country in support of nurses.
All are encouraged to snap a photo with their cities participating landmark and use the #NursesLightUpTheSky hashtag! ANA’s theme for Nurses Week 2024 is "Nurses Make the Difference” to honor the incredible nurses who embody the spirit of compassion and care in every health care setting.
For the full list of Light Up the Sky locations, check out the Nurses Week 2024 website. Participating states and territories for 2024 include:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • Guam
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Minnesota
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas

Along with #NursesLightUpTheSky, all members of the public are invited this National Nurses Week to share a photo of your favorite nurse (or nurses) on social media with the hashtag #ThankANurse or donate to the American Nurses Foundation to show your support


The American Nurses Association  (ANA) is the premier organization representing the interests of the nation's more than 5 million registered nurses. ANA advances the profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting a safe and ethical work environment, bolstering the health and wellness of nurses, and advocating on health care issues that affect nurses and the public. ANA is at the forefront of improving the quality of health care for all. For more information, visit


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