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San Joaquin General Hospital nurses

San Joaquin General Hospital Nurses to Hold Action To Demand Protections When Treating Patients With COVID-19

The lack of protections against COVID-19 at San Joaquin General Hospital has led to many exposures and infections amongst nurses and other frontline health care workers, which means many nurses are out sick and hospitals are taking advantage of the crisis to not hire more nurses.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
UCLA nurses wearing buttons supporting safe staffing ratios

UCLA Nurses Rally To Demand Safe Staffing and Appropriate Protections to Protect Nurses and Patients During COVID-19 Pandemic

To protest the recent staffing cuts and inadequate access to COVID-19 related protections for frontline health care workers during this COVID-19 pandemic, registered nurses at UCLA Westwood Medical Center are holding a rally and media availability during their lunch break on July, 29. Nurses will be available to describe recent staffing cuts which put patients and nurses at risk, and the lack of access to COVID-19 testing and safe personal protective equipment.

California Nurses Association
NNU press conference to release results of first national nurse survey - March 5, 2020

National nurse survey reveals devastating impact of reopening too soon

As many states have moved to reopen, a new groundbreaking survey of more than 21,200 nurses reveals that health care workplace conditions remain dangerous and nurses are afraid of infecting their families with COVID-19, announced National Nurses United (NNU) today. The safety of nurses is essential to a safe reopening.

National Nurses United
July 28, 2020