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Nurses Day at the Capitol 2024

Louisiana State Capitol
900 N Third St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 9:00am CT - 6:00pm CT
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900 N Third St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802



Advocacy, Health Policy, Professional Development

Additional Information

“Nurses’ voices advocating for a healthier and safer Louisiana”

Join us at the Capitol! Participate in advocating for the nursing profession as well as the citizens of Louisiana. The networking social with Legislators will include food and beverage. 

Proposed agenda (you can join in at any point)

  1. 8:00-8:15 Arrival
    1. Parking is between N 3rd Street and North River Road in between Capitol Annex and the Claiborne Building OR parking area along North River Road.
    2. You will need to go through Security including metal detectors on the ground floor "under the steps" of the capitol.
  2. 9:00 am   Attend/observe either the Senate or the House Health and Welfare Committee meeting which begins at 9 am. 
  3. 11:00 am Lunch
  4.  1:00 pm Group Photo on the Capitol Steps
  5.  2:00 pm House Floor Reading of Honoring Nurses Proclamation
  6.  3:00 pm Senate Floor Reading of Honoring Nurses Proclamation
  7.  4-5 pm Networking Social with Legislators (Courtyard of the Legislative Barracks)

Further planning:

  1. Please use this link to identify your State Representatives and Senator.
  2. Schedule meetings with your legislators 1-2 weeks prior visiting the capitol. Email their assistant and let them know the date that you will be at the Capitol and request a meeting with them.


  1. Wear professional dress, comfortable shoes and your white lab coat (optional). 

Hotels:  If you plan to stay overnight the night before or the night after. 

  1. Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center: Lafayette Street 
  2. Hampton Inn & Suites:  Corner of Main and Lafayette Street
  3. Hotel Indigo: Corner of Lafayette and Convention Streets

Hope to see you there!

Possible pre-scheduled meetings with legislators throughout the day.