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Exhausted nurse sitting on the floor of a hallway with medical equipment.

Nurses Condemn Gov. Abbott’s Covid-19 Decision Lifting Safety Measures Now as "A Death Sentence"

National Nurses United today condemned the decision of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to remove public safety measures needed to reduce infections, hospitalizations, and deaths amidst a still-virulent pandemic, a decision nurses warn will cost the lives of Texas residents.

National Nurses United
March 3, 2021

3 masked nurses in hallway

Community First Medical Center nurses hold vigil to demand optimal Covid-19 protections after OSHA investigation

Registered nurses at Community First Medical Center will hold a vigil tomorrow at 8 a.m. to demand stronger health and safety protections for Covid-19 at the hospital in the wake of two nurse deaths and an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
February 23, 2021

Nurse holding sign "Science matters, we are not expendable!"

Nurses, Unions, Allies Urge CDC to Acknowledge Covid-19 Aerosol Transmission to Help Bring Virus Under Control

National Nurses United (NNU) and 44 allied unions and organizations, representing over 13 million members and their communities, are joining in coalition to urge the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to update its Covid-19 guidance to fully reflect the latest scientific evidence regarding SARS-CoV-2 transmission through aerosols that infected people emit when they breathe, speak, cough, sneeze, or sing.

National Nurses United
February 23, 2021