Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Nurse holds sign "Protect Nurses, Patients, Public Health"

National Nurses United holding Wednesday, May 19 press conference

National Nurses United is holding a press conference on Wednesday, May 19 to discuss the faulty science underlying the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s dangerous new guidance that says vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks except for in health care and public transportation settings, distance from others outside their household, or get tested and self isolate when they’ve been exposed to Covid-19 if they show no symptoms.

National Nurses United
May 18, 2021

Nurse holds sign "Protect Nurses, Patients, Public Health"

Registered nurses and social workers with CountyCare demand Cook County Health stop putting them at unnecessary risk of exposure to Covid-19

CountyCare registered nurses and social workers say they are being put at unnecessary risk of exposure to Covid-19 by Cook County Health, which refuses to allow those exposed to Covid-19 to isolate and work remotely.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
May 18, 2021

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Nurse holds sign "Prioritize Public Health"

RNs encouraged by California’s decision to continue mandatory masking

California Nurses Association is encouraged that California health officials have announced their intention to continue observing current Covid-19 guidance, including mandatory masking, until June 15.

California Nurses Association
May 17, 2021

NNU President Jean Ross, RN

Nation’s largest RN union condemns CDC rollback on Covid protection guidance

National Nurses United (NNU), the largest union of registered nurses in the United States, today condemned new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance stating that fully vaccinated people no longer needed to wear masks, avoid crowds or large gatherings, and no longer needed to isolate after exposure or get tested unless they develop symptoms.

National Nurses United
May 14, 2021

Nurses hold signs "Safe Staffing Now"

RNs Applaud Introduction of Federal Legislation to Mandate Number of Patients Assigned to Nurses

National Nurses United today applauds the introduction of the Nurse Staffing Standards for Hospital Patient Safety and Quality Care Act, a federal bill that would set specific safety limits on the numbers of patients each RN can care for in hospitals throughout the United States.

National Nurses United
May 12, 2021