Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
N95 Masks

MNA and NNU Renew Call for Halt of COVID-19 Mask Decontamination Processes After UMass Scientist Questions Safety of Re-Used Masks Due to Lack of Rigorous Testing

The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) and National Nurses United (NNU) have renewed their calls for an immediate halt to COVID-19 mask decontamination processes because the testing of decontaminated masks fails to meet established scientific standards.

Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United
Nurses outside St. Rose Hospital ER

Nurses to Hold Press Conference on Cal/OSHA Complaints on Workplace Violence and COVID Outbreak at St. Rose Hospital in Hayward

Registered nurses at St. Rose Hospital in Hayward will hold a press conference on Wednesday, June 17 at 8 am PT, about the latest developments in the Cal/OSHA complaints California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU) filed against the facility for workplace violence and the COVID outbreak.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 16, 2020
Nurse holds sign "Nurses deserve to be respected and safe"

Kansas City Area RNs Set to Protest Staffing Cuts Called Threat to Patients

Registered Nurses at HCA’s Research Medical Center and Menorah Medical Center RNs will protest together Wednesday to warn the public about reductions in safe staffing they say put patients in danger in major hospital areas, including critical care and COVID-19 care.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
June 16, 2020
nurses holding signs in support of transgender youth

National Nurses United RNs condemn Trump administration rollback of critical health care protections for transgender patients

The 155,000 registered nurse members of National Nurses United today condemned the Trump administration’s change of a rule that rolls back protections for our transgender patients against discrimination by health care providers, hospitals, and health insurance companies.

National Nurses United
June 16, 2020
Chippenham Hospital

HCA’s Chippenham Hospital Exposing Patients to Potential COVID-19 Risk

National Nurses United today criticized a decision by HCA’s Chippenham Hospital in Richmond that will encourage placement of patients potentially infected with the coronavirus in shared rooms with other patients, risking the spread of the virus and the pandemic.

National Nurses United
June 16, 2020