For Immediate Release
May 07, 2024
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Toni Thompson, JTCHS
Luisa Martinez, Sonshine Communications
(305) 948-8063

(BPRW) Jessie Trice Community Health System Recognizes National Nurses Week

(Black PR Wire) MIAMI, FL – National Nurses Week, observed from May 6 to  May 12, is a time designated by the American Nurses Association to honor the vital role nurses play in providing quality patient care and promoting community health. The Jessie Trice Community Health System (JTCHS)  proudly joins the American Nurses Association and the numerous healthcare organizations across the country in honoring the tireless efforts and dedication of nurses. 

This year’s theme, “Nurses Make the Difference,” highlights nurses’ compassionate and nurturing nature in all healthcare environments.

 “Nurses are the heart and soul of our healthcare system,” said Ryan R. Hawkins, President and CEO of JTCHS. “Their unwavering commitment to patient care, the compassion and resilience they demonstrate every day inspires us all. We deeply appreciate their dedication and hard work.”

 The Jessie Trice Community Health System salutes all nurses nationwide for their exceptional service and dedication. Happy Nurses Week! 

The Jessie Trice Community Health System, Inc (JTCHS) is one of Miami-Dade County's preeminent federally qualified community health centers, governed by a remarkably dedicated Board of Directors (51% of which are users of the medical and dental services) and a diverse, incredibly talented, committed family of providers and staff. The 1st Federally Qualified Health Center in the state and 5th in the nation, JTCHS is a Florida 501 (c) 3, not-for-profit organization that has been serving Miami-Dade County since 1967. JTCHS served its first patients from a trailer. Now, fifty-four (54) years after its founding, JTCHS owns and operates eleven 11 Comprehensive Primary Care centers, a 40 bed Women's Residential Center for substance use, and is located in one (1) university and forty (40) school-based health suites. JTCHS knows and specializes in comprehensive health, offering a myriad of services to improve the health of the community. This includes but not limited to: dentistry, family medicine, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, behavioral health, pharmacy transportation, healthy start, obstetric & gynecological care, school-based health, community health promotions, health & wellness center, pediatrics, and ancillary services. For more information on the Jessie Trice Community Health System, call 305-637-6400 or visit In addition, to stay connected with news and information about their services and facilities, follow Jessie Trice Community Health System on Facebook, X and Instagram @JessieTriceCHS.


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