Sutter Roseville Nurses to Hold Candlelight Vigil at Shift Change To Demand Protections When Treating Patients With COVID-19
Nurses will be hosting a candlelight vigil to highlight the lack of a staffing plan along with inadequate personal protective equipment (PPE), for frontline health care workers during this COVID-19 pandemic. Also, Nurses are being told that they will no longer be notified when they have been exposed to a COVID-19 patient further endangering Nurses and patients.
Registered nurses at Sutter Roseville are holding an action and media availability during their shift change to describe current conditions and the need for more N95 respirators and other protective gear required to safely treat COVID-19 patients, 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: Renee Altaffer, Trauma Neuro RN and Emily Honaker, ER RN
What: Action and RN media availability to speak out against lack of PPE and other protections for frontline health care workers
Where: E. Roseville Pkwy, in Roseville, CA in front of Sutter Roseville entrance
When: 8PM PT, April 1, 2020