Nurse in mask holding sign: "PROTECT"

California nurses condemn potential end of Bay Area indoor mask mandate, call for multiple measures of infection control

CNA/NNU today condemned the announcement by health officers for nine Bay Area jurisdictions that indoor masking rules may soon be lifted in most public spaces.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 7, 2021

Sign: "Save lives, hands off our ratios"

Central Coast nurses to hold press conference at Sierra Vista Hospital to advocate for safe staffing

Central Coast registered nurses will gather on Thursday, Oct. 7 to express their outrage and respond publicly to a recent New Times-SLO article that quoted Rep. Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo) advocating for hospitals to be given waivers on California’s landmark safe nurse-to-patient staffing law (or “ratios”)—claiming that assigning nurses far too many patients to safely care for at once, during the deadly Delta surge, is good for hospitals.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 6, 2021

Five nurses in hospital wearing stickers that read "Safe Staffing Now"

Sutter Solano Nurses to Hold Candlelight Vigil to Demand Safe Working Environment for Patients and Staff

Nurses say chronic short staffing and a lack of resources has contributed to moral injury on the job while Sutter Health continues to turn a profit.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 5, 2021

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Large group of nurses outside hospital with fists raised

Sutter Roseville nurses to hold candlelight vigil at shift change to demand safe staffing

Nurses say chronic short staffing and a lack of resources has contributed to moral injury on the job while Sutter Health continues to turn a profit.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
October 5, 2021

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Patient of color looking out of hospital window

California nurses welcome signing of bill to tackle implicit bias in nursing education as step forward on racial health disparity

CNA welcomed Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature enacting landmark legislation to require implicit bias education and training for nursing students and new graduates in California, an important step in addressing persistent racial disparities, particularly in health care.

California Nurses Association
October 4, 2021