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Happy National Healthcare Week! 

Each day this week, we are celebrating YOU! Below you will find a few more details on some of the virtual events you can look forward to during the week, and more information will be sent out daily. Don't forget to check out the Healthcare Week Celebration Toolkit for a few ways you can continue the celebrations virtually! 

Monday | Share your EHC story & thanks for all you do! 
Celebrate with your coworkers and family by sharing why you're proud to be a health care worker at Emory. The Healthcare Week Celebration Toolkit can help kick you off, but feel free to get creative! Also, keep an eye on your email for a special e-card from EHC recognize!

Tuesday | Virtual Dance Party
Happy 200th birthday Florence Nightingale! Join our Emory Healthcare nurses for a Zoom dance party in her honor from 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, hosted by DJ Trauma. Currently on tour with Dave Chapelle, DJ Trauma has also toured globally with many high profile artists; including Ciara, Monica, Keri Hilson, Chingy and Sean Garrett. Recently he DJ’ed The Sean Carter Foundation's Fundraiser (Seminole Hard Rock Grand Opening) along with Jay-Z's Gold Oscar Party + Beyonce’s baby shower in Los Angeles. More information and Zoom login instructions will be shared on Tuesday morning.

Wednesday | Champions Day
To help celebrate you, our sports teams partners, the Atlanta Hawks, Falcons, Dream and Braves, are sharing thanks for all you do to care for our community. Keep the celebrations going by wearing your favorite sports team’s t-shirt or jersey on Wednesday, where appropriate, and observe the following guidelines. If you have any questions, please reach out to your supervisor before Wednesday to confirm appropriate dress for your area.
  • Clinical and patient facing areas: Staff may wear a team t-shirt or jersey with scrub bottoms. Jeans are not allowed in clinical and patient facing areas; i.e., admissions, nursing units and clinical care services, food and nutrition, EVS or other direct patient care areas.
  • Non-clinical and non-patient facing areas: Staff may wear a team t-shirt or jersey, and jeans are allowed; i.e., Administrative or Support departments with no direct patient facing roles.
Thursday | Virtual Spa Day
Treat yourself to self-care and wellness moments throughout the day, curated just for you! We'll have live and recorded wellness classes and discussions, including at-home workouts, yoga, meditation, nutrition tips, art classes and musical performances. Moments will be offered during day and night shifts starting Thursday at 7:30 a.m. and running through 11:30 p.m. Keep an eye on your email this week for the full schedule of offerings.

Friday & Saturday | We're all in this together
Keep an eye on your email for special video messages and shout outs to you from our EHC leadership teams. 
How are you celebrating National Healthcare Week? We want to know! Send your photos and stories to, and don't forget to tag #risetothecall when you post to Yammer or on social media!