Press Releases

RNs on the ground in Puerto Rico

Nurses Demand Congress Act to Avert Further Public Health Calamity in Puerto Rico

In a letter to all members of Congress today, National Nurses United, whose disaster relief organization has placed 50 volunteer RNs on the ground in Puerto Rico, is pressing Congress to “take imme

October 11, 2017

Nurse Volunteers in Puerto Rico Call For Escalation of Relief Efforts Amid Dire Conditions

Nearly three weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, registered nurse volunteers on the ground continue to sound the alarm about dire conditions and countless numbers of residents still in desperate need for assistance amid a federal relief effort that has failed to reach many people in need.

Registered Nurse Response Network
October 10, 2017


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Medicare-for-All Supporters Plan Over 100 Grassroots Actions in All 80 California Assembly Districts

The California Nurses Association, Healthy California campaign, Our Revolution and #KnockEveryDoor will hold grassroots actions, including canvassing, on Oct. 14 and 15 in all 80 state Assembly districts, to engage residents with the Medicare-for-All movement and the campaign for SB 562.

California Nurses Association
October 10, 2017

NNU Endorses Bryan Caforio, Medicare for All Advocate for Congress in Northern LA County District

Citing his support for Medicare for all, National Nurses United (NNU) today announced its endorsement of Bryan Caforio for Congress in California’s 25th Congressional District, which covers parts of northern Los Angeles and parts of Ventura County.

California Nurses Association
October 10, 2017

Nurses in Puerto Rico Warn Dire Conditions, Slow Relief Effort Posing Urgent Health, Safety Crisis

Registered nurses volunteers on the ground in Puerto Rico are warning that dire conditions, and a glacially slow federal relief effort, are threatening a growing health calamity for millions of residents, warns National Nurses United.

Registered Nurse Response Network/RNRN
October 9, 2017