Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
President Joe Biden

Nurses welcome President Biden’s program on Covid-19, urge public to follow pandemic safety measures

National Nurses United today praised President Biden’s announcement of advances in the effort to get all U.S. residents vaccinated, while nurses called for everyone to continue to practice strong safety measures, essential to achieving protection in the face of the still virulent pandemic.

National Nurses United
March 12, 2021

Nurses outside hospital hold signs "Protect Nurses, Patients, Public Health"

Covid-19 RN Urges U.S. House Panel to Follow Science to Help Protect Health Care Workers

A registered nurse member of National Nurses United testified before a U.S. House Education and Labor subcommittee urging the federal government to recognize aerosol transmission of Covid-19.

National Nurses United
March 11, 2021

Nurse outside facility with sign "Respect and protect nurses now!"

RN Caring for Covid-19 Patients to Testify Before U.S. House Subcommittee About Importance of Science to Protect Health Care Workers

On Thursday, March 11, a registered nurse member of National Nurses United (NNU) will share her experiences as a nurse caring for Covid-19 patients in testimony before a U.S. House Education and Labor subcommittee. Pascaline Muhindura, RN, will testify during the Education and Labor Committee's Workforce Protections Subcommittee hearing.

National Nurses United
March 10, 2021

Nurses holding signs along street "Protect Nurses, Patients, Public Health"

National RN survey highlights continued hospital failures to prioritize nurse and patient safety during pandemic

National Nurses United’s (NNU) new nationwide survey of more than 9,200 registered nurses reveals that a year into the pandemic, registered nurses are still being placed in harm's way. RNs face continued issues ranging from unsafe staffing levels to hospital administrators failing to observe basic infection control and prevention measures.

National Nurses United
March 10, 2021

Nurse holds sign "Labor United"

National Nurses United applauds House passage of the PRO Act

National Nurses United applauds the U.S. House of Representative’s passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, H.R. 842, in a 225 to 206 vote today. The legislation will now move to the Senate for consideration.

National Nurses United
March 9, 2021