Press Release

San Joaquin County General Hospital Nurses to Hold Shift Change Action to Call on San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors to Respect Nurses

San Joaquin County General Hospital Nurses raise fists

To demand the highest level of personal protective equipment (PPE) for nurses; including N95s and PAPRs, no reuse of PPE, respecting and valuing the input of frontline nurses, and safe staffing levels, registered nurses at San Joaquin County General Hospital are holding a shift change action and media availability at 7:30 a.m., May 6, during their shift change to describe current conditions and concerns of nurses, announced California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing nurses’ union representing 150,000 registered nurses across the country. 

  • Who: Registered nurses and members of California Nurses Association/ National Nurses United   
  • What: Shift change action and media availability to speak out for the protection of frontline health care workers
  • Where: San Joaquin County General Hospital: 500 W Hospital Rd, French Camp, CA  95231 (RNs will be at the main entrance)
  • When: Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30 a.m.

If you are interested in sending a camera crew to the press conference or in learning more about the situation, registered nurses will be available for the press.