Nominations for Georgia Nurse of the Year now open. Know a good one?

Nominations are being accepted for an annual contest that honors Georgia nurses.

The March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards lets people nominate nurses in 18 award categories, including pediatrics, oncology and nursing administration. 

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Nominations must be submitted by June 30. A selection committee made up of health care professionals will determine the winners by screening applications in a blind review process. Winners will be announced at an awards gala on Nov. 9 at The Fairmont.

March of Dimes, a nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health, received more than 600 nominations from the Atlanta market in 2016. 

For more information, contact Rebecca Mayo at 404-720-5308 or

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