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MedStar nurses hold signs "We are not expendable"

MedStar Washington Nurses Demand Optimal PPE and Denounce as Unsafe the Battelle So-called “Decontamination” Process

Registered nurses at MedStar Washington Hospital Center (MWHC) will hold a press conference Thursday, July 23 to demand that optimal PPE be provided to the RNs and that the hospital abandons the Battelle so-called “decontamination” process for N95 respirators which leads to the use of unsanitary and soiled masks. The hospital is also not meeting the testing needs of its staff and has other infection control deficiencies, said nurses.

National Nurses United
July 22, 2020

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National Nurses United union members wave "Medicare-for-all" signs

A Big Hearing For ‘Medicare-For-All’ — In A Small Room

The first congressional hearing on a “Medicare-for-all” bill in at least a decade took place Tuesday, but without the usual phalanx of T-shirted supporters — or even the presidential candidates — w

California Healthline

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DCNA nurses fight for full funding of school nurses

Diabetes. Severe allergies and risk of anaphylactic shock. Rare diseases. Gone are the days when school nurses handed out Tylenol and Band-Aids. Today’s school nurses monitor and care for kids with a wide range of serious medical conditions. And you can’t learn when you are ill.

District of Columbia Nurses Association
May 15, 2018

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