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Skilled Nursing Facility Hero Awards

The Skilled Nursing Facility Hero Awards are a one-time $500 stipend to the first 50,000 licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) and certified nurse assistants (CNAs) who sign-up and are currently working in a skilled nursing facility in California.

To apply for a Hero Award, please log in and fill out the required contact and information fields.

When finished, please press the submit button.

Once an application has successfully been submitted, applicants will receive a confirmation email. Applications are then reviewed, and if approved, applicants will receive an approval email from the Skilled Nursing Facility Hero Awards program. OSHPD is processing a high volume of applications now. The awards will be issued by mail.

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