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UCSF Nurses and UC Unions Hold a Press Conference to Demand Protections When Treating Patients with COVID-19
April 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm PDT
San Francisco – To protest the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) and demand safe staffing for frontline health care workers during this COVID-19 pandemic, registered nurses along with Teamsters 2010, CIR SEIU, UPTE, UAW 5810, and AFSCME 3299 union members at UCSF are holding an action and media availability during their shift change to describe current conditions and the need for more N95 respirators and other protective gear required to safely treat COVID-19 patients, announced California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing nurses’ union representing 150,000 registered nurses across the country.
Who: California Nurses Association/ National Nurses United RNs with Teamsters 2010, CIR SEIU, UPTE, UAW 5810, and AFSCME 3299 union members
What: Action and RN media availability to speak out against lack of Personal Protective Equipment and other protections for frontline health care workers.
Where: UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, 1975 4th St, San Francisco
(Nurses will be speaking in the roundabout at the entrance to the Children’s Hospital Emergency Department. Parking is available on site)
When: 12:00pm to 12:30pm PT April 17th, 2020