WASHINGTON (November 22, 2021) – Together, the American Hospital Association (AHA), American Medical Association (AMA) and American Nurses Association (ANA) released a new television and digital ad campaign to thank health care workers during the holiday season. The ad, which can be viewed here, will run online and on television starting today, which is also Public Health Thank You Day. A Spanish language version of the ad can be found here.
This effort continues the work the three associations have done over the course of the pandemic to increase public acceptance of the essential actions to curb the spread of COVID-19 and protect lives, including the importance of getting vaccinated.
In addition, the AHA today launched a national, multi-faceted “thank you” campaign to express the organization’s profound appreciation for the nation’s hospital and health care workers and to reiterate how highly they are valued. As part of this initiative, the AHA today released a new video thanking the many health care professionals working in America’s hospitals and health systems for their dedication and compassion in caring for their communities. The “Season of Thanks” campaign is an extension of the AHA’s efforts to reinforce the crucial role hospitals and health care workers play in serving their communities. The campaign will include additional public service announcements, as well as other digital content and assets that can be adapted and used by hospitals and health systems. The AHA will also continue its Forever Grateful dynamic digital campaign featuring local patient testimonials from across the country.
About the American Hospital Association
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a not-for-profit association of health care provider organizations and individuals that are committed to the health improvement of their communities. The AHA advocates on behalf of our nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, our clinician partners – including more than 270,000 affiliated physicians, 2 million nurses and other caregivers – and the 43,000 health care leaders who belong to our professional membership groups. Founded in 1898, the AHA provides insight and education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends. For more information, visit the AHA website at www.aha.org.
About the American Medical Association
The American Medical Association is the physicians’ powerful ally in patient care. As the only medical association that convenes 190+ state and specialty medical societies and other critical stakeholders, the AMA represents physicians with a unified voice to all key players in health care. The AMA leverages its strength by removing the obstacles that interfere with patient care, leading the charge to prevent chronic disease and confront public health crises and, driving the future of medicine to tackle the biggest challenges in health care.
About the American Nurses Association
The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the premier organization representing the interests of the nation's 4.3 million registered nurses. ANA advances the nursing 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 high-resolution images of the ANA logo or photos of ANA leadership, please click here.