Extreme Weather

NYSNA is working with State, County and Municipal leadership and with health facilities’ command staff to ensure care to the community.

We are also working with health facilities to advocate for appropriate accommodations for nursing personnel to ensure optimal staffing in this emergency.

On Friday, March 1, Winter Storm Warnings were issued throughout New York State due to Winter Storm Riley. Downstate was hit with rain and high winds, causing flooding and power outages.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for portions of southern Connecticut and southeast New York, including the 5 Boroughs of New York City beginning Thursday, January 4,