The California Nurses Association and the campaign for the Healthy California Act held high-energy, well-attended rallies at the state Capitol for two days, Oct. 23 and 24, in support of SB 562, legislation that would guarantee health coverage to all Californians.
Crowd funding. A Costco Card. The water in a nurse’s own backpack. These are the resources available to volunteer nurses on the ground in Puerto Rico — where 85 percent of the island is still without power and where the official death toll has risen to 48.