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Jo-Ann Persson of Oxford Receives Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing

May 22, 2012

Wallingford, CT, May 22, 2012… Jo-Ann Persson, a Hospice RN Case Manager with the Brookfield@ Newtown office of Masonicare Home Health & Hospice, was recently awarded a Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing at a statewide awards program held on Thursday, May 10, at the Stamford Hilton Hotel in Stamford.  Ms. Persson was one of 12 nurses nominated by Masonicare, Connecticut’s leading not-for-profit provider of senior healthcare and retirement living.  She has been with Masonicare since 2007.

The Nightingale Awards program recognizes nurses throughout Connecticut for their dedication, commitment and generous contributions to the field of nursing. The program is open and inclusive of all healthcare settings — hospitals, home health care, health centers, schools, health departments, long-term care, nursing schools, agencies and medical practices.  This year, at the twelfth annual Nightingale Awards presentations, nurses from throughout Connecticut were honored at four concurrent award dinners held in Groton, Hartford, Stamford and Wallingford.

Ms. Persson, a resident of Oxford, is a graduate of  Naugatuck Valley Community College.

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