Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Nurses rally for increased protections from COVID-19

National Nurses United statement on today’s Trump administration press conference

The following statement by National Nurses United Executive Director Bonnie Castillo, RN and Presidents Jean Ross, RN, Zenei Cortez, RN and Deborah Burger, RN is in response to the Trump administra

National Nurses United
March 13, 2020
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Recording of National Nurses United COVID-19 Update Call Available on Website

Thousands of nurses joined the COVID-19 update call earlier today. Due to the overwhelming response, it crashed the system. A recording of the National Nurses United (NNU) COVID-19 update call is now available on the union’s Media Resources section.

March 12, 2020

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Nurses holding signs

As CDC further weakens COVID-19 guidance, nurses outraged by failed federal, state, local, employer efforts stage day of action Wednesday to demand protections for nurses, patients, public

Registered nurses are outraged to learn that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Tuesday further weakened its guidance on measures to contain COVID-19.

National Nurses United
March 10, 2020
COVID-19 press conference

Survey of Nation’s Frontline Registered Nurses Shows Hospitals Unprepared For COVID-19

A nationwide survey National Nurses United (NNU) conducted of registered nurses, the country’s frontline health care staff, reveals that the vast majority of United States hospitals and health care facilities are unprepared to handle and contain cases of COVID-19.

National Nurses United/California Nurses Association
March 5, 2020
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Nurses: Threatened Daly City hospital closure poses significant threat to public amidst growing COVID-19 crisis

Registered nurses, joined by San Mateo County Supervisor David Canepa, will hold an emergency press conference Friday morning to call for urgent action to stop the threatened immediate closure of S

California Nurses Association
March 5, 2020