We don’t need to tell you how bad it is.
Four NYC hospitals are still closed. There’s still no Level One Trauma Center south of 58th Street in Manhattan. The city is short 2,000 hospital beds. EDs are jammed. Thousands of New Yorkers are trapped in their homes with urgent medical needs. And flu season is coming.
Mayor Bloomberg is trying to shove the crisis under the rug. He’s failed New Yorkers - when we need him most.
We’re not going to let him get away with it.
At 5:00 PM this Saturday, Dec. 15, join me and other nurses, doctors, EMTs, and community members to take our message straight to the Mayor - at his house!
- Re-open Bellevue, Coney Island, NYU, and the Manhattan VA Hospital on a safe and expedited timeline.
- Help the thousands of New Yorkers stuck in their homes with urgent and unattended medical needs.
- Build Back Better a healthcare system that works for ALL New Yorkers
WHAT: Nurses, volunteers, and community members tell Mayor Bloomberg to BUILD BACK BETTER
WHEN: Saturday, December 15 at 5:00 PM
WHERE: 17 E 79th St. (btw. 5th and Madison), Manhattan
Make your plans now to join us there. And help spread the word. Share this event information with other nurses and concerned friends and family members. And CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A FLIER that you can post and distribute at your facility.
Jill Furillo, RN, NYSNA Executive Director
The New York State Nurses Association is the voice for nursing in the Empire State. With more than 37,000 members, it is New York’s largest professional association and union for registered nurses. The association represents registered nurses, and some all-professional bargaining units, in New York and New Jersey. It supports nurses and nursing practice through education, research, legislative advocacy, and collective bargaining.