Press Release

Community First Medical Center nurses to hold action to demand protections when treating patients with COVID-19

nurses holding signs

To protest the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline health care workers during this COVID-19 pandemic, registered nurses at Community First Medical Center are holding an action and media availability during their shift change today to describe current conditions and the need for more N95 respirators and other protective gear required to safely treat COVID-19 patients, announced National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing nurses union representing 150,000 registered nurses across the country.

Who: Kathy Haff and other RN members of National Nurses United 
What: Action and RN media availability to speak out against lack of PPE and other protections for frontline health care workers 
Where: 5645 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60634; At the corner of N Central and W Addison
When: 4 p.m., Monday, March 30