Gulf Coast nurses to join 139 nationwide ‘May Day’ actions demanding COVID-19 protections for nurses, health care workers

Gulf Coast nurses to join 139 nationwide ‘May Day’ actions demanding COVID-19 protections for nurses, health care workers

smaple
April 30, 2020

Gulf Coast area nurses will be marking Friday, May 1—International Workers Day, also known as “May Day”—with shift change actions calling for optimal COVID-19 protections. These local actions are 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 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.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
Apr 30, 2020

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