Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
San Joaquin County nurses

San Joaquin nurses to convene virtual townhall discussion on community health in face of COVID-19

San Joaquin County nurses will convene a townhall discussion on Wednesday, September 2 with healthcare workers, community allies, and local elected leaders to call for the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors to make the County’s public hospital a top priority, to advance community health and to treat healthcare workers with the respect they deserve.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
September 1, 2020
Nurse holds "Protect Nurses" sign

HCA Nurses to Protest Unsafe PPE, Equipment, Staffing in Four States Tuesday

Registered nurses at HCA hospitals in Florida, Kansas, Missouri and Nevada will hold public actions Tuesday to highlight ongoing practices they say put nurses and other caregivers in jeopardy and increase the spread of COVID-19 to others.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
August 31, 2020
Nurse holds sign "Racial Justice Now"

President Preckwinkle’s Budget Proposal Closes Southside Clinics and Hospitals

With the recently announced closure of Mercy Hospital, cuts to services at Holy Cross and Jackson Park hospitals, and new threats to discontinue emergency services at Provident Hospital, labor and community organizations will hold a protest Friday Aug. 28 to decry Cook County’s austerity proposals as an affront to Black communities.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
August 27, 2020
Nurse holds sign "Black Lives Matter"

National Nurses United Statement on the Shooting of Jacob Blake

National Nurses United (NNU) today joined with labor, community, and social justice activists in the demand for racial justice following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, and the killing of two protesters in Kenosha, Wis. by an apparent white supremacist in the aftermath of the incident.

National Nurses United
August 27, 2020
Nurses protest in front of The White House

Nurses Condemn Trump Administration Attack On Public Safety in New CDC Testing Guidelines

National Nurses United today condemned Trump administration directives to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to lower public safety standards on testing of people even when recently exposed to the coronavirus.

National Nurses United
August 26, 2020