Charlie Norwood VA Augusta Medical Center nurses to join 139 nationwide ‘May Day’ actions demanding COVID-19 protections for nurses, health care workers
April 30, 2020
Charlie Norwood VA Augusta nurses will be marking Friday, May 1—International Workers Day, also known as “May Day”—with a lunch time act ion calling for optimal COVID-19 protections. This local action is part of nurse actions taking place at 139 hospitals, in 13 states, representing more than 95,540 nurses, according to National Nurses United (NNU).
Nurses say their demand for optimal personal protective equipment (PPE) is underscored by the fact that more than 60 nurses across the country have died of COVID-19; although, due to lack of testing, the number is surely higher.
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