CNA Press Releases

Submitted by ADonahue on November 16, 2021
AVH RN speaks using megaphone in front of sign "AVH Nurses - Union Strong"

Antelope Valley Hospital nurses ratify a new contract with protections to improve patient safety and nurse retention

Registered nurses at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, Calif. voted overwhelmingly in favor of ratifying a new three-year contract, winning protections to improve patient safety and nurse retention.

California Nurses Association
May 28, 2021

Nurse holds signs "Safe Staffing Now"

Nurses at Mercy Medical Center Redding to hold informational picket for patient safety

Registered nurses at Mercy Medical Center Redding in Redding, Calif. will hold an informational picket on Wednesday, May 26 to alert the community of staffing concerns that erode patient safety.

California Nurses Association
May 25, 2021

Pile of buttons that say "Safe Staffing Now!"

St. Joseph’s Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Behavioral Health Center Nurses to hold informational picket for patient safety

Registered nurses at St. Joseph’s Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Behavioral Health Center in Stockton, Calif. will hold an informational picket on Wednesday, May 26 to alert the community of staffing concerns that put patient safety in jeopardy.

California Nurses Association
May 24, 2021

Registered nurses at Chinese Hospital hold sings saying "Nurses fight for safe patient care"

Chinese Hospital, San Francisco RNs to Strike May 25, Warn Substandard Conditions Driving Away RNs

Registered nurses at Chinese Hospital in San Francisco will hold a one-day strike Tuesday, May 25 to protest substandard workplace and economic conditions that nurses say has driven experienced nurses away and undermines the hospital's ability to recruit new RNs.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
May 24, 2021

Nurse holds sign "Prioritize Public Health"

RNs encouraged by California’s decision to continue mandatory masking

California Nurses Association is encouraged that California health officials have announced their intention to continue observing current Covid-19 guidance, including mandatory masking, until June 15.

California Nurses Association
May 17, 2021

Enloe Medical Center RNs hold sign "Patients First in the Community"

Chico nurses to hold informational picket for patient safety

Registered nurses at Enloe Medical Center in Chico, Calif., will hold an informational picket on May 14 as management refuses to address issues of safe staffing, infection control protocols for safe patient care during the pandemic, or hospital preparedness for natural disasters.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
May 12, 2021

Nurse holds sign "Protect Nurses, Patients, Public Health"

California RNs mark Nurses Week by urging state legislators to pass bills to protect nurses and public health

To mark Nurses Week, registered nurses from across California will pay online visits to state legislators on Tuesday, May 11 and Wednesday, May 12, to advocate in support of bills that advance the work of nurses and protect public health.

California Nurses Association
May 7, 2021

Nurses preparing to administer vaccines

Nurses Week: RNRN calls on more nurse volunteers to administer Covid-19 vaccine doses through the end of May

Nurses Week is underway and the Registered Nurse Response Network is calling on registered nurse volunteers to assist with Covid-19 vaccinations at the Kedren Community Health Center in partnership with International Medical Corps.

RN Response Network
May 7, 2021

• RNRN

Back of car with "Safe Staffing Saves Lives" written on window

Health care workers at Methodist Hospital of Southern California to hold car caravan for patient safety

Health care workers at Methodist Hospital of Southern California, in Arcadia, Calif. will hold a car caravan on Saturday, May 8 to highlight their patient safety concerns, including short staffing and the demand to end discriminatory pay practices.

Caregivers & Healthcare Employees Union
May 5, 2021

• CHEU

USC Keck and Norris Cancer Center nurses

USC Keck and Norris Cancer Center nurses to hold car caravan for patient safety and safe staffing

USC registered nurses at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center will hold a car caravan on Saturday, May 1 to protest years of understaffing and the lack of an adequate staffing plan by administration.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
April 28, 2021