Nurses Answer the Call for Help in Wake of Hurricane Harvey

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In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, there has been an outpouring of support, especially from our nation’s nurses. Stepping up during tragedies like this is one of the main reasons nurses are considered our nation’s most trusted profession. Please consider supporting those affected by Harvey by donating your time and professional skills, clothing, financial aid, or other resources to the charitable organizations below.

It is an honor to represent and advocate for those on the front line who invariably respond to the call for service in times such as these.

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(Photo Credit: Instagram @AllieJPillow;  “Please share so the nurses in Houston hospitals know, relief is on the way!!”)

Texas Nurses Association
https://texasnurses.site-ym.com/donations/default.asp

Resources for Nurses Affected by Hurricane Harvey
https://texasnurses.site-ym.com/news/news.asp?id=361587

Health and Mental Health Volunteers Needed
http://www.redcross.org/take-a-class/lp/hurricane-harvey-health-professionals

Opportunities for Nurses and Nursing Students
http://www.redcross.org/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities

Texas Disaster Volunteer Registry
https://www.texasdisastervolunteerregistry.org/index.php

ANA: A Nurse’s Duty to Respond in a Disaster
http://nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/WorkplaceSafety/Healthy-Work-Environment/DPR/Disaster-Preparedness.pdf

Author: Mathew Keller

Mathew Keller is a registered nurse and attorney who advocates for nurses as a Senior Policy Analyst for the American Nurses Association

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