Pat Kane, RN

This year we commemorate National Nurses Week from May 6-12 in a solemn spirit. We remember friends and colleagues who have died on the front lines of the enduring battle against Covid-19.

No one knows the long-term health effects of COVID-19 exposure, so it’s essential that you protect your right to medical care and wage replacement through New York’s workers’ compensation sys

This week we’ve gone all-out to ensure healthcare professionals across the state are having better access to N95’s, starting with enforcement of the Governor’s latest directive that “When a d

Our union continues to lead the charge to keep nurses and other healthcare professionals safe during the COVID-19 crisis.

As of this writing, we are grieving the loss of two fellow NYSNA nurses and one former NYSNA member, who died prematurely from COVID-19 — Freda Ocran, Theresa Lococo and Kious Kelly.

This week, we’ve been clear President Trump must unleash the Defense Production Act to get frontline nurses the PPE we desperately need.