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RNRN volunteer Jessica Rose provides care to a child at an Arizona Border Shelter

Nurses volunteering medical services Easter weekend to migrants recently released from federal detention

Nurse volunteers with the Registered Nurse Response Network, a disaster-relief project of the California Nurses Foundation and National Nurses United, say they are providing medical care for unprecedented numbers of migrant families recently released from federal detention.

RN Response Network
April 19, 2019

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Arizona

News

IV bag

Hospitals face critical shortage of IV bags due to Puerto Rico hurricane

Hurricane Maria crippled a key maker of fluid bags, and as ‘wellness’ clinics pay a 600% markup, hospitals unable to afford them scramble to make do without

Julia Carrie Wong writing for The Guardian
January 10, 2018

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Puerto Rico

Blog

RN in El Paso

Answering the Call — Registered Nurses Provide Critical Care to Migrant Families

Nurses know that symptoms are indications of a deeper problem. A mother crying over bus tickets is a symptom. “It was just the last straw for her,” said Maria Rojas, RN and a Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) volunteer who recently spent three days at Casa Alitas, a Catholic Community Services shelter in Tucson, Ariz., providing medical care to migrant families and asylum seekers recently released from federal detention. Rojas found the woman sobbing outside the shelter office.

RN Response Network
April 2, 2019

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